Who: Providence Bruins
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Wednesday in Allentown, the Pens won 4-1. Jimmy Hayes had a hat trick, Tristan Jarry made 38 saves. For Providence, the Bruins were in Allentown last night and won 5-3. Lee Stempniak scored a pair of goals and Dan Vladar stopped just 19 of 22 shots.
Last Meeting: March 1 in Providence the Penguins won 2-1 in a shootout. Ethan Prow and Chris Breen scored third period goals and Joseph Cramarossa and Ben Sexton scored on their shootout attempts.
Record: For WBS: 28-23-6-3 (67 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division) // For PRO: 32-22-7-2 (73 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)
Referees: Mike Dietrich / Beau Halkidis
Linesmen: Jud Ritter / Patrick Hanrahan
Why You Should Care: Penguins need to approach this game tonight with playoff like intensity as Providence sits in the spot that the Penguins want to get to and advance to the postseason.
Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.
Watch: AHLTV is new and improved and a lot cheaper.
Promotion(s): ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION — It’s our annual celebration of all things Irish. We’ll be wearing special shamrock sweaters, which will be auctioned off during the game. Plus enjoy live Irish entertainment throughout the game.*
Other Game to Watch: Tomorrow’s opponent, the Toronto Marlies, are in Allentown taking on the Phantoms.
Next Five Games: vs. TOR 3/17, @ HER 3/19, vs. LV 3/22, @ LV 3/23, vs. SPR 3/24
* – promotional information courtesy of wbspenguins.com/promo-schedule