Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: last Saturday in Charlotte, the Penguins got a big goal late by Thomas DiPauli and beat the Charlotte Checkers 4-2. Emil Larmi made 24 saves to pick up the win in goal. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms lost in Hartford 4-2. The Phantoms have only won four road games all season.
Last Meeting: December 27 at home, the Penguins won 4-2. Anthony Angello had a hat trick, Andrew Agozzino had three assists. Both players were recalled to Pittsburgh on Thursday.
Record: For WBS: 22-16-3-4 (51 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 18-21-1-5 (42 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)
Referees: Jim Curtin / Sean MacFarlane
Linesmen: Ben O’Quinn / Patrick Dapuzzo
Why You Should Care: Penguins need to keep the run going they had where they picked up 9 of 12 points on the road since they were last home against a Phantoms team who have only won four games on the road all season to stay on Charlotte and Springfield for the final playoff spot in the Atlantic.
Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.
Watch: AHLTV is back for another season and better than ever.
Promotion(s): It’s another EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY when the Hershey Bears visit the Mohegan Sun Arena. Lower bowl tickets are available for just $15, grab select draft beers for just $2 from 6:00-7:30pm, and enjoy post game autographs from a pair of Penguins players. Fans can also enjoy a free post game concert from A Proud Monkey, the premier Dave Matthews Band Tribute. Admission to the post game concert is included with the price of the ticket. Add a special Ice Access pass for just $10 to experience the show from the floor.*
Other Game to Watch: Charlotte visits Toronto in an Eastern Conference Finals rematch from last season.
Next Five Games: vs. BRI 2/1, vs. BNG 2/5, vs. HER 2/7, vs. LV 2/8, @ HFD 2/12
* – promo information credit to http://www.wbspenguins.com/promo-schedule/