Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Norfolk 1/6


Home Game: 21

AHL Game: 519

Who: Norfolk Admirals

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Saturday in Hershey, the Penguins lost to the Hershey Bears in a shootout, 2-1. Matia Marcantuoni scored his second goal in as many nights in the loss. For Norfolk, they hosted the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Saturday and lost 3-2 in a shootout. Emerson Etem had a goal and an assist in the loss.

Last Meeting: December 28 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 2-1. Nick Drazenovic had a goal and an assist, good for first star honors.

Record: For WBS: 20-12-1-3 (44 pts., 1st place East Division) — For NOR: 12-19-1-2 (27 pts., 5th place East Division)

Why you should care: This Norfolk team is a better team than its record indicates. They have Emerson Etem and Dany Heatley with them on this trip, and those players can fill up the nets and help the Admirals disappoint the Penguins tonight.

Referee(s): David Banfield / Geno Binda

Linesmen: Leo Boylan / Matt McNulty

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @NorfolkAdmirals

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /NorfolkAdmirals

Instagram: wbspenguins / NorfolkAdmirals

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie and @TLTomVenesky

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For NOR: Pete Michaud @AdmiralsVoice

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @BeneathTheScope / @ShawnDulin

Radio: For WBS: WILK News Radio / For Norfolk: AM 1650 WHKT

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None

Other Game to Watch: I like Texas against West Division leading Oklahoma City tonight.

Next Five Games: NOR 1/9, @ SYR 1/10, @ WOR 1/17, @ PRO 1/18, STJ 1/21

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