Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 12/5

EDIT: In case you missed the big news earlier, Bryan Rust was recalled to Pittsburgh in place of the injured Patric Hornqvist and Philip Samuelsson was traded to Phoenix for Rob Klinkhammer.

vs. lv-white

Home Game: 12

AHL Game: 327

Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Saturday at home against the St. John’s IceCaps, the Penguins won 1-0. J-S Dea scored the goal and Matt Murray had 22 saves for the shutout. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms beat Norfolk last Saturday at home by a score of 4-3. Blair Jones had two goals and an assist and was named first star of the game.

Last Meeting: November 14 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 3-1. Scott Wilson had a goal and an assist in the win.

Record: For WBS: 12-8-1-1 (26 pts., 1st place East Division) — For LV: 9-8-2-0 (20 pts., 4th place East Division)

Why you should care: Revamped Wilkes-Barre lineup with injuries up top and call-ups made, but don’t use that as an excuse. The Penguins will roll into this game tonight ready to play and ready to win.

Referee(s): Tim Mayer

Linesmen: Luke Murray / 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

Promotion(s): PA Lottery Giveaway

Other Game to Watch: I don’t know about you, but I am going to be keeping my eye on Binghamton in Rochester. The B-Sens offense has been on fire lately and they are hot on the heels of the division leaders.

Next Five Games: HER 12/6, @ HER 12/7, BRI 12/12, @ LV 12/13, HER 12/14

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