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Countdown to Opening NightOctober 16, 2021
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A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last Saturday at home against the Charlotte Checkers in the home opener, the Penguins lost 5-2. Daniel Sprong and Thomas DiPauli scored goals for the Penguins but Wilkes-Barre allowed Charlotte to score twice shorthanded. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms were in Hartford on Sunday and lost in a shootout 2-1. Alex Lyon turned away 35 of 36 shots presented to him.
Record: For WBS: 0-1-0-0 // For LV: 1-0-0-1
Referee(s): Keith Kaval / Corey Syvret
Linesmen: Tom DellaFranco / Tom George
Why You Should Care: The Penguins had a week to stew on the egg that they laid at their home opener last Saturday. The Phantoms blew out Hershey in theirs then went to play a tougher Hartford team then they thought and lost in a shootout. So it’s two teams that either didn’t like the way they played or aren’t sure of their style of play. Should be an interesting game and miniseries between these two heated rivals this weekend.
Promotion(s): Postgame Autographs
Other Game to Watch: Binghamton visits Laval. Both teams are coming off great opening weekends.
Next Five Games: @ LV 10/4, SYR 10/15, LAV 10/20, HFD 10/21, HER 10/27
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