Chirps from Center Ice

A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins

GAMEDAY: @ Hershey 11/20

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Away Game 9

AHL Game: 264

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: GIANT Center

When: 7:00 p.m. EST

Last Game: For WBS: Last night v. Norfolk, the Pens lost 4-1. Tim Wallace had the lone goal on the powerplay. For HER, they were in Binghamton last night and lost 4-2. Dmitri Kugryshev had two assists in the defeat.

Record: For WBS, 12-3-0-0 (24 pts., 1st place East Division) — For HER, 9-6-0-1 (19 pts., 5th place East Division)

Last Meeting: On 10/30 in Hershey, the Penguins dominated the Bears on their home ice and won handily, 6-2. Chris Conner had two goals.

Why you should care: Easy. It’s Hershey and Wilkes-Barre on a Saturday night in the fall. Nothing more needs said about it. If you had to press me, you should care because we have won three straight vs. Hershey. Can we make it four in a row? Can we win again tonight on the Bears’ home ice? If we are successful and beat Hershey again, we can pretty much beat any team in the league. Both teams are coming off sour losses last night, so expect an up-tempo game from the start.

Referee(s): Jeff Smith

Linesmen: Scott Adams / Jameel Chaudry

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @TheHersheyBears / @jwaltonhockey / @nafsnep

Beat writers: @CVBombulie / @timleone

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain. For Hershey: Bears Radio Network

Television: AHL Live

Next Five Games: BNG 11/21, ALB 11/24, @ BNG 11/25, RCH 11/27, @ SPR 11/28

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