TONIGHT’S GAME INFO
|DATE:||Wednesday, November 23, 2016|
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ABOUT THE OPPONENT
|RECORD||8-4-3-1 (20 pts) | Fourth in Atlantic Division|
WHO’S HOT: Forward Liam O’Brien entered last week’s action with no points to show in his first nine games of the season. Now he carries a three-game point streak (2+2) into Wednesday night’s action.
NEWS AND NOTES:A pair of Bears forwards are closing in on significant games-played milestones this week. Garrett Mitchell is sitting on 297 games played in the AHL, all with the Bears. He played his first game with Hershey during the 2009-10 season…Chris Bourque enters Wednesday night’s action with 598 games played in the AHL and will likely hit the 600 mark this Friday against the Springfield Thunderbirds.
ABOUT THE PENGUINS
|RECORD||12-3-1-0 (25 pts) | First in Atlantic Division|
|ASSISTS||Jake Guentzel *||10|
*= currently with Pittsburgh
WHO’S HOT: Garrett Wilson picked up three points (1+2) in a pair of games last weekend, and has five points (1+4) in his past five games.
NEWS AND NOTES: Forward Danny Kristo figures to make his Wilkes-Barre/Scranton debut tonight after being acquired by the Penguins from the St. Louis Blues/Chicago Wolves in exchange for Reid McNeill over the weekend. He’ll wear #7 for the Penguins….Cameron Gaunce leads all AHL defensemen with a +13 rating…Casey DeSmith’s .949 save percentage and 1.40 goals against average rank first among all AHL goaltenders.