Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Rochester 1/25

Away Game: 19

AHL Game: 616

Who: Rochester Americans

Where: Blue Cross Arena

When: 7:05 p.m. EST

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday at home vs. St. John’s, the Penguins won 3-0. Brad Thiessen stopped all 26 shots faced. For Rochester, they hosted the Hamilton Bulldogs on Monday and won 6-3. Kevin Porter had a goal and an assist and was named first start of the game.

Last Meeting: October 26 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 5-4 in overtime. Paul Thompson scored the game winner capping of a three point night and was named the first star of the game. It was the Penguins first win of the season.

Record: For WBS: 20-17-2-1 (43 pts., 3rd place East Division) — For RCH: 21-15-2-1 (45 pts., 4th place North Division)

Why you should care: The Penguins take to the road for a game vs. the Rochester Americans. They can, with another solid effort, win their sixth game in a row. Brad Thiessen is on fire right now. Does he get the start or does Jeff Zatkoff?

Referee(s): Mark Lemelin

Linesmen: Brian Lemon / Chris Woodworth

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @AmerksHockey

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /RochesterAmericans

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @KevinODandC

Broadcasters: For WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For RCH: Don Stevens @DonStevensAmerk

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @AmerksSinBin

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Rochester 1280 AM WHTK

Television: AHL Live

Next Five Games: @ TOR 1/26, MCH 2/1, ADK 2/2, @ HER 2/3, @ NOR 2/8

Other Game to Watch: Binghamton and Syracuse are at the top of the East Division. They don’t like each other. One point separates the East Division leading B-Sens and the Crunch. They play tonight in Syracuse. That’s the other game to pay attention to.

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