The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins host the Milwaukee Admirals in a Saturday night matchup at the Mohegan Sun Arena tonight. The first 4,000 fans through the door will receive a Penguins trading card strip. Tickets are available at the arena box office or by calling the Penguins at 570-208-7367.
Saturday, January 5
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
PENGUINS POST SHOOTOUT WIN OVER GRIFFINS
Friday night’s 3-2 shootout win over the Grand Rapids Griffins was the third straight victory for the Penguins.
The Penguins have now won their past five games against the Griffins dating back to 2008-09. The teams will face off again on February 8 in Grand Rapids.
Joseph Cramarossa was 1-for-6 in shootout attempts entering the 2018-19 season, but has capitalized on both of his tries this year (December 9 at Hershey, January 4 vs Grand Rapids).
Both of Cramarossa’s shootout goals this year have been the deciding tallies in the game.
The Milwaukee Admirals, who were idle on Friday night, enter tonight’s game in fifth place in the Central Division (17-12-5-1).
The Admirals five overtime losses are tied for the most in the AHL this season (Providence Bruins).
The Admirals have recorded just 92 goals on the season. Only four teams have scored fewer (Manitoba – 77; Rockford – 80; Hershey – 84; Colorado – 89).
Milwaukee goaltender Troy Grosenick is fourth in the AHL with a 2.33 goals against average and third with a .924 save percentage.
Admirals defenseman Matt Donovan was named to the 2019 AHL All-Star Game this week. The Milwaukee blueliner is tied for the team lead with 21 points (10+11).
Milwaukee broke a four-game losing streak (0-3-1-0) on Wednesday night with a 2-1 win over the Rockford Ice Hogs.
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 theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.