The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins wrap up their midwest swing tonight in Michigan against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Pens won the first meeting between the teams in a shootout, 3-2, on January 4 in NEPA.
Saturday, February 9
Grand Rapids Griffins
(27-15-3-4 first in Central Division)
Van Andel Arena
Sam Lafferty recorded his first career two-goal game last night against the Milwaukee Admirals.
Lafferty has seven multi-point games this season, and now ranks tied for 23rd among AHL rookies with 26 points (7+19).
Lafferty’s second goal against the Admirals was the game-winning tally in the game, and the first of his pro career.
Ethan Prow has points in 16 of his past 19 games (7+13=20).
Joseph Blandisi has eight points (4+4) in six games since joining the Penguins on January 20.
Sam Miletic recorded his first career shorthanded goal in Friday night’s win over the Admirals.
After starting his Wilkes-Barre/Scranton career with a 0-2-0 mark, John Muse has won his past three starts, with a 1.96 goals against average in that time.
Jean-Sebastien Dea ranks sixth all-time in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton history with 282 games played and 162 points.
Dea’s 72 career goals are tied for fifth in team history with Toby Petersen, one behind Shane Endicott in fourth place, and three back of Tim Wallace’s third place total of 75.
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.
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 $49.99 for the remainder of the 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.