Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Hershey 1/20

Away Game: 18

AHL Game: 593

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Hersheypark Stadium

When: 5:00 p.m. EST

Media Kit

Last Game: Tuesday in Norfolk, the Pens won 4-2. Alex Grant and Riley Holzapfel both had a goal and two assists in the win. For Hershey, Friday they hosted the Lake Erie Monsters and lost 3-2. Boyd Kane recorded a goal in the contest, his 200th point as a Hershey Bear.

Last Meeting: January 11 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 1-0. Brian Dumoulin had the goal and Brad Thiessen stopped all 23 shots faced.

Record: For WBS: 18-17-2-1 (39 pts., 4th place East Division) For HER: 20-18-1-1 (42 pts., 3rd place East Division)

Why you should care: I shouldn’t have to answer this. It’s the AHL Outdoor Classic! Games like these don’t come around often.2013-outdoor-logo

Referee(s): Chris Ciamaga / Chris Brown

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Scott Pomento

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @TheHersheyBears

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @timleone

Broadcasters: WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / HER: Scott Stuccio @ScottStuccio and Randy “Rock” Johnson @RRJ_Hockey

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @SweetestHockey

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Tough sell with this being the marquee matchup of the weekend. Springfield travels to Bridgeport in a battle of two teams at the top of the Northeast Division.

Next Five Games: STJ 1/23, @ RCH 1/25, @ TOR 1/26, MCH 2/1, ADK 2/2

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