Away Game: 13
AHL Game: 360
Who: Hartford Wolf Pack
Where: XL Center
When: 7:00 p.m.
Last Game: Sunday in Bridgeport, the Pens won 4-1. Teddy Blueger scored his first professional goal, Stuart Percy scored his first as a Penguin and Tristan Jarry stopped 26 of 27 shots. For Hartford, the Wolf Pack were in Providence Sunday and defeated by the Bruins in a shootout, 2-1. Matt Carey scored the only goal for the Wolf Pack in regulation and Magnus Hellburg turned aside 40 of 41 shots.
Last Meeting: Sunday, November 13 in Hartford, the Pens won 4-1. The Penguins used two first period power play goals, limited Hartford to just 23 shots and took 40 of their own on a tail end of a three in three weekend.
Record: For WBS: 16-5-3-0 (35 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HFD: 7-13-3-1 (18 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Penguins face a midweek trap game with Hartford. The Wolf Pack have been up and down of recent. Wilkes-Barre will need a strong start in order to get the win tonight because if you leave Hartford hanging, they may just snap up and get you.
Referee(s): Brett Iverson / Terry Koharski
Linesmen: Kevin Briganti / Ryan Daisy
Twitter: @wbspenguins and @WBSGameDay / @WolfPackAHL
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /HartfordWolfPack
Instagram: wbspenguins / hartford_wolfpack
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @HowlingsToday
Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and Nick Hart @_NickHart // For HFD: Bob Crawford @HawkCrawford
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Hartford: Fox Sports Radio 1410
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Lehigh Valley hosts Bridgeport who you know is fuming after getting smashed by the Penguins Sunday.
Next Five Games: RCH 12/16, SPR 12/17, @ BNG 12/26, SPR 12/27, PRO 12/30