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Penguins vs. CheckersOctober 7th, 2017
18 days to go.
A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
Away Game: 22
AHL Game: 569
Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: PPL Center
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Wednesday in Hershey, the Penguins won 5-3. Carter Rowney scored the go ahead goal late in the third to give the Penguins the win. Rowney’s fourth game back from injury and he’s scored a goal in every game. Tom Sestito continued to fill up the score sheet and endear himself to the Hershey faithful with a goal and two assists. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms were in Springfield Monday and came back from a 3-1 score in the third period and won 4-3. Greg Carey scored two goals and Andy Miele had a goal and an assist.
Last Meeting: November 16 in Allentown, the Phantoms won 4-1. Alex Lyon stopped 30 of 31. Thomas DiPauli was the lone scorer for the Penguins.
Record: For WBS: 29-8-3-0 (61 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 25-10-2-0 (52 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: The Penguins and Phantoms are about to get really acquainted with one another. The teams play 11 times from now to the end of the regular season. These two teams have been far and away the two best teams in the Eastern Conference all season. Get ready.
Referee(s): Keith Kaval / David Banfield
Linesmen: Luke Murray / Jud Ritter
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Chicago visits Grand Rapids in a battle of two very good Central Division teams.
Next Five Games: HER 1/21, SYR 1/25, @ UTI 1/27, @ BNG 1/28, STJ 2/3
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