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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: 29
AHL Game: 830
Who: Hershey Bears
Where: Giant Center
When: 7:00 p.m.
Last Game: Last Saturday in Allentown, the Penguins won 4-3 in overtime. Barry Goers’ first goal since April 2015 was the overtime game winner and snapped the Penguins four game losing streak. For Hershey, the Bears were in Syracuse last night and won 5-1. Christian Thomas had two goals in the winning effort.
Last Meeting: February 10 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 4-3. Kevin Porter scored the goal in overtime and also assisted on three other goals.
Record: For WBS: 38-15-3-0 (79 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 29-17-8-3 (69 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: New and improved Bears team who are out of a playoff spot which did some tinkering and re-aquired Pheonix Copley and shipped Joe Cannata to San Antonio. The Bears are a desperate team now and the Penguins cannot overlook them.
Referee(s): David Banfield
Linesmen: Bevan Mills / Scott Pomento
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Bakersfield visits Charlotte in a battle of two teams trying to chase down a playoff spot.
Next Five Games: @ HFD 3/5, LV 3/8, HFD 3/10, PRO 3/11, @ LV 3/17
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