Who: Charlotte Checkers
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Saturday at home against Springfield, the Penguins lost 6-3. Adam Johnson and Sam Miletic each had a goal and an assist in the loss. For Charlotte, the Checkers were in Providence Sunday and won 4-1. Jacob Pritchard scored a pair of goals, Anton Forsberg stooped 26 of 27 and the Checkers have won five straight.
Last Meeting: November 23 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 1-0. Chase Priskie’s third period power play goal stood up as the game winner for Charlotte, Alex Nedeljkovic had 22 saves for the shutout win.
Record: For WBS: 17-14-3-2 (39 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For CHA: 18-13-3-0 (39 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)
Referees: Brandon Schrader / Tim Mayer
Linesmen: J.P. Waleski / Jud Ritter
Why You Should Care: Penguins need a good sixty minutes here tonight against the defending champs who are nipping at their heels here just outside of the playoff race. Charlotte proves as a tough, worthy challenge.
Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.
Watch: AHLTV is back for another season and better than ever.
Other Game to Watch: Hershey hosts Hartford in the premier matchup on Wednesday evening.
Next Five Games: vs. HER 1/10, vs. HFD 1/11, @ TEX 1/15, @ TEX 1/17, @ SA 1/18