Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 10/11

vs. lv-white

Home Game: 1

AHL Game: 19

Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Record: This is the first game for both teams.

Why you should care: Tonight is the beginning of a renewed rivalry with the Phantoms, whom the Penguins will see 12 times this season. It’s an important game for both teams, Lehigh Valley’s first ever AHL game representing their new area and Wilkes-Barre’s home opener. It’s also a divisional contest, so both teams will want to kick off their season on a winning note.

Referee(s): Jamie Koharski

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @WBSPenguins and @WBSGameDay / @LVPhantoms

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins / /LehighValleyPhantoms

Instagram: wbspenguins / lehighvalleyphantoms

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie and @TLTomVenesky / @gblockus

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For Lehigh Valley: Bob Rotruck @BobRotruck

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Lehigh Valley: Fox 1470

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

Promotion(s): Team Magnetic Schedule, courtesy of Geisinger Health System

Other Game to Watch: The defending East Division Champion Binghamton Senators start their season at home vs. the new look Worcester Sharks on the Southern Tier.

Next Five Games: MCH 10/12, @ STJ 10/17, @ STJ 10/18, @ ALB 10/21, SPR 10/24

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