Who: Hershey Bears
Where: Giant Center
When: 7:00 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Syracuse, the Penguins were defeated 4-3. Phil Varone made his highly anticipated debut and had two assists. For Hershey, the Bears hosted the Charlotte Checkers on Tuesday and won 6-1. Joe Snively had the hat trick and also had an assist.
Last Meeting: The Penguins beat the Bears 2-1 at home on February 21. Kevin Roy and Kevin Czuczman scored goals, Casey DeSmith had 35 saves.
Record: For WBS: 27-23-3-5 (62 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For HER: 34-17-3-3 (74 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)
Referees: Conor O’Donnell / Reid Anderson
Linesmen: Jonathan Deschamps / Colin Gates
Why You Should Care: Penguins, losers of three straight, head to Hershey to take on a Bears team who have been unstoppable of late and lead the Atlantic. Wilkes-Barre’s playoff chances are at a critical phase and the Penguins need to find a way to get the two points tonight on enemy ice.
Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.
Watch: AHLTV is back for another season and better than ever.
Other Game to Watch: Springfield hosts Providence in another critical Atlantic Division matchup between the two teams.
Next Five Games: @ BNG 3/6, vs. BRI 3/7, vs. BNG 3/8, @ LV 3/11, @ LV 3/13
Special Note: No in game tweets tonight, no post game recap either. More on why here. I’ll be back with a Weekend Recap Sunday night.