The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (27-22-6-2, fifth in Atlantic Division) host the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in a midweek matchup. The two teams are neck and neck in the Atlantic Division standings, with each holding 62 points. The Penguins do have a game in hand on the Phantoms, with a half dozen games between the teams still on the schedule for this season.
Wednesday, March 6
Lehigh Valley Phantoms
(28-24-3-3, sixth in Atlantic Division)
Mohegan Sun Arena
PENGUINS FORCE OT, BUT FALL TO WOLF PACK
The Penguins have a record of 4-2-0-0 against the Phantoms this season.
After tonight’s game, the clubs will meet five more times this season, with four of those contests taking place in Allentown.
The Penguins’ 38 road points are the third most in the AHL during the 2018-19 schedule.
Ethan Prow ranks third among league defensemen with 16 goals, and his eight power play goals are second among AHL blueliners.
Defenseman Chris Wideman has points in each of his first two games as a member of the Penguins (0+2-2).
Goaltender Tristan Jarry ranks in the top 20 in the league in goals against average (2.69, 17th), wins (17, tied for 14th) and save percentage (.913, 13th).
Anthony Angello is tied for 10th among AHL rookies with 15 goals.
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 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 $44.99 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.