Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. St. John’s 1/21


Home Game: 23

AHL Game: 608

Who: St. John’s IceCaps

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Providence, the Penguins lost 5-4. Scott Wilson scored two goals and added an assist. For St. John’s, they hosted the Portland Pirates on Saturday and won 3-2 in overtime. Carl Klingberg netted the overtime game winner.

Last Meeting: November 29 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 1-0. Matt Murray had a 22 save shutout and J-S Dea had the goal for the Penguins in the win.

Record: For WBS: 20-17-1-3 (44 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For STJ: 17-19-5-1 (40 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Alright. Penguins are not hitting the panic button yet, but if they go another game and come away with no points, they are going to start looking for the directions to the panic button. St. John’s plays better than their record indicates.

Referee(s): Cameron Voss / Pierre Lambert

Linesmen: Jud Ritter / Francis Trempe

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay // @IceCapsAHL

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /stjohnsicecaps

Instagram: wbspenguins / stjohnsicecaps

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @TLTomVenesky // @telyrobinshort / @telybrendan

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For STJ: Brian Rodgers

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @CharlesMDart

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For St. John’s: Listen Live

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None

Other Game to Watch: The Phantoms host the East Division leading Hershey Bears at the PPL Center in Allentown.

Next Five Games: @ NOR 1/23, @ NOR 1/24, @ SPR 1/30, LV 1/31, SPR 2/3

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