Who: Hartford Wolf Pack
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Wednesday at home, the Penguins lost 3-1 to Lehigh Valley. Adam Johnson had the only goal for Wilkes-Barre in the loss. For Hartford, their last game was against the Penguins last Saturday, where they won in overtime 4-3 with Ryan Gropp scoring just :22 into the extra frame to give Hartford the win.
Record: For WBS: 27-23-6-2 (62 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For HFD: 24-27-6-3 (57 pts., 8th place Atlantic Division)
Referees: Conor O’Donnell / Liam Sewell
Linesmen: James Tobias / Tyler Loftus
Why You Should Care: We aren’t in must win territory yet, but we are on the outskirts. Big two points for the Penguins to have tonight against a team that matches up well with them. Wilkes-Barre needs to keep pace with Lehigh Valley and the rest of the division.
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 6-7:30pm. And everyone is invited to stick around after the game for our Citizens Voice / Scranton Times Tribune post game autograph session, featuring a pair of Penguins players.*
Other Game to Watch: Lehigh Valley hosts Charlotte for the first of two with the Checkers this weekend in Allentown.
Next Five Games: vs. SYR 3/9, @ LV 3/13, vs. PRO 3/16, vs. TOR 3/17, @ HER 3/19
* – promotional information courtesy of wbspenguins.com/promo-schedule