Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY @ Toronto 1/26

Away Game: 20

AHL Game: 633

Who: Toronto Marlies

Where: Ricoh Coliseum

When: 5:00 p.m. EST

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Rochester, the Pens lost 4-2. Newcomer Chad Kolarik scored a goal in his first shot on his first shot in the first period. For Toronto, Thursday they were in Lake Erie and lost 4-2. Tim Connolly and Nicolas Deschamps scored the goals for the Marlies in the loss.

Last Meeting: November 24 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 2-1. Paul Thompson had a goal and Jeff Zatkoff stopped 31 of 32 shots.

Record: For WBS: 20-18-2-1 (43 pts., 3rd place East Division) — For TOR: 23-12-2-2 (50 pts., 2nd place North Division)

Why you should care: The Marlies are one of the elite teams in the Western Conference. The Penguins skate in looking to all of a sudden get back into the win column after winning five straight before last night’s setback to Rochester. They will need a full 60 minute effort in order to win tonight.

Referee(s): Tim Mayer / Mark Lemelin

Linesmen: Jason Finley / Matt Traub

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @TorontoMarlies

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TorontoMarlies

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie // @KyleTheReporter

Broadcasters: For WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For TOR: Jon Abbott @HockeyAbbs

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Toronto: TSN 1050

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Hershey travels to Binghamton to take on the Eastern Conference leading Binghamton Senators. B-Sens on a bit of a roll, Bears floundering. Should be an interesting matchup.

Next Five Games: MCH 2/1, ADK 2/2, @ HER 2/3, @ NOR 2/8, @ NOR 2/9

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