Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Rochester 2/1


Home Game: 24

AHL Game: 671

Who: Rochester Americans

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night at home vs. Norfolk, the Pens lost 2-1. Reid McNeill scored his first AHL goal in the defeat. For Rochester, they hosted the Rockford IceHogs and won 4-1. Mark Pysyk had two assists and was named first star of the game.

Last Meeting: November 20 in Rochester, the Pens won 3-1. Jeff Deslauriers stopped 23 of 24 shots and was named first star of the game.

Record: For WBS: 26-15-1-3 (56 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For RCH: 21-15-3-3 (48 pts., 2nd place North Division)

Why you should care: Will the Penguins have a burr in the saddle tonight and open up on the Amerks or will this team from the Western Conference battling to stay in playoff contention fight these Penguins hard?

Referee(s): Chris Ciamaga / Jean-Philippe Sylvain

Linesmen: Bill Lyons / Scott Pomento

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay@AmerksHockey 

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /RochesterAmericans

Instagram: wbspenguins / amerkshockey

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @KevinODandC

Broadcasters: For WBS: 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

Promotion(s): Dennis Bonvie Hall of Fame Statue (first 5,000 fans) — Breast Cancer Awareness Night

Other Game to Watch: I’m tired of all the Eastern Conference teams. So tonight, the Iowa Wild battle in division opponent Chicago in Rosemont, Illinois.

Next Five Games: POR 2/7, ADK 2/8, @ HER 2/9, @ BNG 2/14, @ HER 2/15

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