Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Worcester 11/20

Away Game: 11

AHL Game: 257

Who: Worcester Sharks

Where: DCU Center

When: 4:00 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Manchester, the Pens lost in a shootout 4-3. Ben Street had a regulation goal and an assist in the loss for WBS. For Worcester, on Friday in Manchester they lost in overtime 3-2. Matt Irwin had a goal and an assist in the OT loss.

Record: For WBS: 10-3-1-3 (24 pts., 1st place East Division) For WOR: 5-4-2-2 (14 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Wilkes-Barre finishes up it’s three game road trip with a Sunday afternoon game in Worcester seeking it’s first win in it. The Pens have played the least amount of games in the East Division at current. No other East Division team is playing today. The Pens have lost two straight games in shootouts and want to win to finish out the the weekend to distance themselves from the rest of the division. Worcester should be well rested, having not played last night and will not go away easy. It’s going to take a focused effort to win this afternoon.

Referee(s): Terry Koharski / Jarrod Ragusin

Linesmen: Chris Aughe / Todd Whittemore

Twitter: @WBSPenguins / @WorcesterSharks / @SharksAHLInGame

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie

Broadcasters: WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / WOR: Eric Lindquist

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @Darryl210

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Worcester: WTAG AM 580 / 94.9 FM

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: WBS is the only East Division team in action today. But keep an eye on Connecticut and Providence. With Springfield idle, a Connecticut win can put them in sole possession of third in the conference.

Next Five Games: SYR 11/23, HER 11/25, @BNG 11/26, @ NOR 11/29, POR 12/2

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