Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Connecticut 2/23


Home Game: 27

AHL Game: 786

Who: Connecticut Whale

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Philadelphia against the Phantoms the Penguins came back and won 2-1. Brad Thiessen stopped 29 of 30 and was named first star of the game. For Connecticut, they hosted St. John’s on Wednesday and lost 5-1. Andrew Yogan scored the only goal for the Whale.

Last Meeting: January 6 in Hartford, the Pens were shutout 2-0.

Record: For WBS: 27-22-2-1 (57 pts., 3rd place East Division) — For CT: 25-22-4-2 (56 pts., 2nd place Northeast Division)

Why you should care: Penguins play their only home game this weekend in the middle of a three in three. They want to keep things rolling in front of a sold out crowd which is on TV.

Referee(s): Trent Knorr

Linesmen: Scott Adams / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @CTWhale

Facebook:  /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /ctwhale

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @HowlingsToday

Broadcasters: For WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For CT: Bob Crawford / @HawkCrawford

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Connecticut: 106.9 The Rock

Television: AHL Live / MyNetwork TV (local in Wilkes-Barre)

Other Game to Watch: Syracuse hosts the Springfield Falcons in what can easily be an Eastern Conference Finals preview.

Promotion(s): Military Appreciation Night – Penguins Dog Tags Giveaway (first 5,000 fans)

Next Five Games: @ BRI 2/24, NOR 2/27, HER 3/1, ALB 3/2, @ PRO 3/8

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