Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMESDAY: vs. Syracuse 11/23


Home Game: 8

AHL Game: 265

Who: Syracuse Crunch

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: This past Sunday in Worcester the Pens lost 3-1. Eric Tangradi had a power play goal late in the game. For Syracuse, this past Saturday at home the Crunch lost 5-2. Patrick Maroon had a goal and was a +2 as the only bright spot in the loss.

Last Meeting: October 28 in Syracuse, the Pens won 5-3. Nick Petersen had a goal and an assist and was named the games first star.

Record: For WBS: 10-4-1-3 (24 pts., 1st place East Division) For SYR: 7-6-2-1 (17 pts., 4th place East Division)

Why you should care:  Pens are coming off of an anemic weekend. Yesterday’s practice was a tough one so expect some lineup changes. I would expect a focused effort by the home team this evening.

Referee(s): T. J. Luxmore

Linesmen: Scott Pomento / Jameel Chaudry

Twitter: @WBSPenguins / @SyracuseCrunch

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @PSCrunchHockey

Broadcasters: WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / SYR: Jason Lockhart @JLCrunch

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @Allovimo

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Syracuse: The Score 1260

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): PA Lottery Night (first 2,500 fans 18 and older) – Remember Whensdays (1960s)

Other Game to Watch: Norfolk welcomes the Midwest Division leader Charlotte Checkers to the Scope this evening in what is sure to be a shootout as the two teams do not like each other.

Next Five Games: HER 11/25, @ BNG 11/26, @ NOR 11/29, POR 12/2, @ SYR 12/3

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