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Penguins vs. CheckersOctober 7th, 2017
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A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
Away Game: 2
Who: Springfield Thunderbirds
Where: MassMutual Center
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Wednesday at home against the Albany Devils, the Penguins won 3-1. Wilkes-Barre got a shorthanded goal from Josh Archibald, and Tristan Jarry stopped 19 of 20 shots. For Springfield, the Thunderbirds hosted the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Friday night and lost 5-1. Logan Shaw scored the goal for the Thunderbirds in the loss.
Last Meeting: Reto Berra made 23 saves, Ryan Horvat had the only goal as the Thunderbirds shutout the Penguins 1-0 October 21 in Wilkes-Barre.
Record: For WBS: 4-1-0-0 (8 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SPR: 3-2-0-0 (6 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: The Penguins and Thunderbirds were involved in a defensive slugfest October 21 in Wilkes-Barre. Expect the same here. Special teams may win the day in this contest.
Referee(s): Chris Waterstradt
Linesmen: Luke Galvin / Rich Patry
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Toronto / Albany. Two of the best teams in the league right now square off in the Capital District of New York.
Next Five Games: SYR 10/30, BNG 11/4, @ BRI 11/5, @ PRO 11/6, TOR 11/11
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