Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Portland 11/18

Away Game: 9

AHL Game: 234

Who: Portland Pirates

Where: Cumberland County Civic Center

When: 7:00 p.m. EST

Media Kit

Last Game: This past Tuesday at home vs. Binghamton the Penguins won 3-0. Scott Munroe earned the 25 save shutout. For Portland, this past Tuesday the Pirates beat the Adirondack Phantoms 4-2. Young prospect Andy Miele had a goal and an assist and was named the third star of the game.

Record: For WBS: 10-3-1-1 (22 pts., 1st place East Division) — For POR: 6-7-0-1 (13 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Penguins take on the new look Portland Pirates in Maine this evening and look to extend the road win streak to nine games. Before they do this, they will need to keep Andy Miele, ex-WBS Penguin M-A Pouliot and others in check. They will most likely face Curtis McElhinney in goal, who spent the last few seasons in the NHL.

Referee(s): Keith Kaval

Linesmen: Landon Bathe / Joe Ross

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @PortlandPirates

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @Chris_MHJ

Broadcasters: For WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For POR: Jeff Mannix

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Portland: WPEI 95.9 FM

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Norfolk takes on St. John’s in the Canadian Maritimes for a two game set. We’ll be looking at another game tomorrow, but you are going to want to see how Norfolk fares against the AHL’s best team.

Next Five Games: @ MCH 11/19, @ WOR 11/20, SYR 11/23, HER 11/25, @ BNG 11/26

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