Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. St. John’s 1/23


Home Game: 22

AHL Game: 606

Who: St. John’s IceCaps

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m. EST

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Hershey at the AHL Outdoor Classic, the Penguins won 2-1 in overtime. Paul Thompson scored his 13th goal of the season and was named the first star of the game. For St. John’s, they were in Binghamton Monday and won 3-2. Eddie Pasquale stopped 32 of 34 and was named first star of the game.

Last Meeting: December 1 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 5-3. Dylan Reese had a goal and an assist and was named the games first star.

Record: For WBS: 19-17-2-1 (41 pts., 4th place East Division) — For STJ: 18-20-1-2 (39 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: The Penguins have won four straight in the post-lockout AHL. They look to make it five against a St. John’s team which has struggled recently.

Referee(s): Trevor Hanson / Chris Cozzan

Linesmen: Bob Fyrer / John Everett

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @IceCapsAHL

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /stjohnsicecaps

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @telyrobinshort / @telybrendan

Broadcasters: For WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For STJ: Brian Rodgers

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For St. John’s: CJYQ 930

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None

Other Game to Watch: Providence is in Manchester. One point separates these teams in the Atlantic Division.

Next Five Games: @ RCH 1/25, @ TOR 1/26, MCH 2/1, ADK 2/2, @ HER 2/3

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