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GAMEDAY: vs. Grand Rapids 1/4
January 4, 2019Posted by on
Who: Grand Rapids Griffins
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Monday in Binghamton on New years Eve, the Penguins won 5-2. Teddy Blueger scored twice, Ben Sexton also scored and Garrett Wilson had a goal and two assists. For Grand Rapids, the Griffins hosted the Rockford IceHogs on New Years Eve and won 2-1. Chris Terry assisted on both goals and Harri Sateri stopped 31 shots.
Record: For WBS: 17-14-4-1 (39 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division) // For GR: 19-11-3-2 (43 pts., 3rd place Central Division)
Referees: Sean MacFarlane / Conor O’Donnell
Linesmen: Ryan Knapp / Jason Mandroc
Why You Should Care: Penguins look to continue the good, physical play against very tough team, from the Central Division in the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Griffins are coming in on a five game point streak as they continue to ascend through the very competitive Central Division. Wilkes-Barre will be looking to minimize mistakes tonight and look for a win against the Griffins.
Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.
Watch: AHLTV is new and improved and a lot cheaper.
Promotion(s): EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY — Enjoy great hockey at a great price with $14 lower bowl tickets, courtesy of our friends at Eyewitness News. Fans ages 21 and over can enjoy select draft beers for just $2 from 6-7:30 p.m. and everyone is invited to stick around after the game for our Citizens Voice / Scranton Times Tribune postgame autograph session, featuring a pair of Penguins players.
Other Game to Watch: Springfield heads to Hartford to take on the Wolf pack in a rematch from this past Sunday where the Wolf Pack clipped the Thunderbirds in overtime.
Next Five Games: vs. MIL 1/5, @ CHA 1/11, @ CHA 1/12, vs. RCH 1/18, vs. HER 1/19
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