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Wednesday, November 14

Springfield Thunderbirds


Mass Mutual Center



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📝 : Pens Fall To P-Bruins, 5-2

Wednesday morning’s game is the second of six meetings between the Penguins and Thunderbirds this season.  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton defeated Springfield in a shootout, 3-2, on opening night.

The Penguins currently sit in fifth place in the Atlantic Division with a 7-5-1-1 mark (16 pts), while the Thunderbirds are percentage points ahead with a 7-3-0-2 mark (16 pts).

After starting the season with a 7-0-0-2 mark, the Thunderbirds have now dropped three consecutive games entering Wednesday’s action.  All three losses came on the road.

Wednesday’s tilt is the first of three morning games for the Penguins this season.  They’ll face the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in 10:30am games on January 23 and April 2, both in Connecticut.

Anthony Angello’s five goals are tied for 12th among all AHL rookies, just two behind the top first-year scorers (three players tied with seven).

Derek Grant posted his third goal in four games for the Penguins on Sunday afternoon, and now has goals in back-to-back games.

The Penguins will return to their home ice next Friday, Nov. 16, in what promises to be a heated head-to-head with the Charlotte Checkers. Game time between the Penguins and Checkers is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices at (570) 208-7367.

Season ticket packages for the 20th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.

Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL’s brand new high definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV, which include live and archived games, begin at just $79.99 for the entire 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.

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