Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Portland 4/12

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AwayGame: 37

AHL Game: 1093

Who: Portland Pirates

Where: Cross Insurance Arena

When: 3:00 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game / Last Meeting: Last night in Portland, the Penguins won 5-2 off of a 40 save performance by Matt Murray and a strong showing by the third line of the Penguins with Tom Kuhnhackl and Carter Rowney both scoring goals.

Record: For WBS: 42-23-3-4 (91 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For POR: 37-26-7-2 (83 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: The Penguins burn off their game in hand with Hershey today. A win puts them just three back of the Bears with each team having three games remaining.

Referee(s): Tom Chmielewski / Jake Brenk Linesmen: Landon Bathe / Bill McGoldrick Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @portlandpirates

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /PortlandPirates

Instagram: wbspenguins / piratesahl

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @TLTomVenesky // @Chris_MHJ

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / POR: Jeff Mannix @JeffMannix

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep 

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Portland: News Talk 1310 WLOB

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Providence host Hartford. The Bruins are hot on the heels of the Penguins for the four seed and the Wolf Pack are hot on the heels of the Syracuse Crunch for the Northeast Division lead.

Remaining Games: ALB 4/17, NOR 4/18, @ LV 4/19

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