Game 53: Albany vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Location: Times Union Center, Albany, NY.

Time: 7:00 PM.

Season Series: WBS leads 1-0.

Media Kit


Albany: 29-21-1-1, 60 points, .577, 2nd place in North Division

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton: 37-11-3-0, 77 points, .755, 1st place in Atlantic Division

Penguins Leading Scorers/Goaltending:

Tom Kostopoulos, 39 points (18 G, 21 A); David Warsofsky, 36 points (11 G, 25 A); Oskar Sundqvist, 35 points (16 G, 19 A)

Tristan Jarry, 22-8-1, 2.22 GAA; Casey DeSmith, 14-3-2, 2.34 GAA

Last Game, Penguins: Wilkes-Barre defeated Lehigh Valley 5-1 at home on Tuesday.

Latest News/Notes:

The Penguins have won 3 in a row and 8 out of their last 10, and are the only team in the AHL with a points percentage .700 or higher; this is the first stop on a seven game road trip for Wilkes-Barre, who will not touch their home ice again until March 8th; former Devil David Warsofsky leads the AHL in plus/minus (+32), while goaltender Tristan Jarry is tied for the league lead in wins (22); the Penguins are the #1 penalty killing team in the league at 86.5%, while the Devils rank fourth with a 84.8% success rate; with a fighting major on Wednesday, Ben Thomson leads the AHL with 9, meaning his next fighting major will earn him an automatic one game suspension per league rules; Blake Pietila is out for the weekend due to injury, while Nick Lappin, Jan Mandat, and Brandon Gormley are the latest to miss time due to illness.

Penguins’ Wilson out at least 1 month with upper body injury (The Citizens Voice)

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update 2/14 (All About the Jersey)

Broadcast Info: AHL Live or WILK 103.1 FM

Social: @trace_1114, @AlbanyDevils, @WBSPenguins, @nafsnep


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