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GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 2/25
February 25, 2017Posted by on
Away Game: 28
AHL Game: 795
Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: PPL Center
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Utica, the Pens lost 2-1. Tom Kostopoulos had the only goal for Wilkes-Barre in the loss, which was the Penguins fourth in a row. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms were in Springfield last night and lost 5-3. Radel Fazleev had a goal and an assist good for third star honors.
Last Meeting: February 14 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens beat the Phantoms 5-1. Oskar Sundqvist scored twice for the Penguins and Tristan Jarry stopped 27 of 28 shots to pick up the win.
Record: For WBS: 37-15-3-0 (77 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 34-17-2-0 (70 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: The Penguins need a win of any kind to get off of this skid that they are on. Look for the Penguins if they are to win tonight in Allentown, to do so in a dirty way. Shootout win or something crazy with a late goal is what I would classify as a dirty win.
Referee(s): Jake Brenk
Linesmen: Matt McNulty / Jud Ritter
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Providence rematches with Bridgeport. The P-Bruins snapped the Sound Tigers seven game winning streak last night at home.
Next Five Games: @ HER 3/4, @ HFD 3/5, LV 3/8, HFD 3/10, PRO 3/11
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