Penguins to Begin Playoffs with Providence on Wednesday
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The American Hockey League announced first round schedules for the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs today, and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' first round best-of-five series is set to start on Wednesday, Apr. 20 against the Providence Bruins.
The Penguins' first round schedule is as follows:
Game 1 - Wednesday, Apr. 20 - Providence at W-B/Scranton, 7:05 p.m.
Game 2 - Thursday, Apr. 21 - Providence at W-B/Scranton, 7:05 p.m.
Game 3 - Saturday, Apr. 23 - W-B/Scranton at Providence, 7:05 p.m.
*Game 4 - Monday, Apr. 25 - W-B/Scranton at Providence, 7:05 p.m.
*Game 5 - Tuesday, Apr. 26 - W-B/Scranton at Providence, 7:05 p.m.
*if necessary... All times Eastern
Individual playoff tickets are now on sale in addition to postseason ticket packages. With the purchase of a postseason ticket package, fans will receive a $6 food/merchandise voucher for every home game in the playoffs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton fans can secure their seats for every home game on the Cup run by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
Individual game tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home playoff games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
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