Home Game: 15
AHL Game: 427
Who: Springfield Thunderbirds
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Binghamton, the Penguins won 5-4. Jake Guentzel continued his tear in the AHL with two more goals to go with an assist good for first star honors. For Springfield, the Thunderbirds were in Hershey Sunday December 18 and were shutout 4-0.
Last Meeting: December 17 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 4-2. David Warsofsky and Oskar Sundqvist each had a goal and an assist. Chase Balisy led the way for the Thunderbirds with a goal and an assist.
Record: For WBS: 20-5-3-0 (43 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SPR: 11-11-3-2 (27 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Penguins will need another strong effort tonight in the comforts of home against a rested Springfield team which did not play last night. There may be some roster shuffling tonight keeping players who did not play fresh also.
Referee(s): Alex Garon / Keith Kaval
Linesmen: Jason Mandroc / Luke Murray
Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay // @thunderbirdsahl
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /thunderbirdsahl
Instagram: wbspenguins / thunderbirdsahl
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky
Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and @_NickHart / For SPR: Ryan Smith @RyanSmithHockey
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Springfield: WHYN News Talk 560
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Providence is a team to watch and they are in Hartford tonight taking on the Wolf Pack.
Next Five Games: PRO 12/30, @ BNG 12/31, HFD 1/3, HER 1/6, BNG 1/7