Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Norfolk 1/23

Away Game: 20

AHL Game: 618

Who: Norfolk Admirals

Where: Norfolk Scope

When: 7:30 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens beat the St. John’s IceCaps 5-1. Conor Sheary had two goals and was named first star of the game. For Norfolk, they hosted the Charlotte Checkers Wednesday and won 3-2 in overtime. Josh Manson scored the overtime winner with a second left on the clock.

Last Meeting: Friday, January 9 the Penguins were shutout by the Admirals 2-0. Jason LaBarbera had a 27 save shutout

Record: For WBS: 21-17-1-3 (46 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For NOR: 16-21-2-2 (36 pts., 5th place East Division)

Why you should care: The Penguins six game losing streak started right around the last time these two teams met two weeks ago. Does that trend continue tonight into this weekend in Virginia?

Referee(s): Mark Lemelin

Linesmen: Shandor Alphonso / Jud Ritter

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 / @BeneathScope / @ShawnDulin

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

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: The Toronto Marlies are in Hamilton in a key North Division matchup against the Bulldogs.

Next Five Games: @ NOR 1/24, @ SPR 1/30, LV 1/31, SPR 2/3, @ HER 2/7

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