Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Albany 4/17

 

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Home Game: 37

AHL Game: 1119

Who: Albany Devils

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Portland, the Penguins won 3-1. Andrew Ebbett had a goal and an assist and Jeff Zakoff stopped 29 of 30 shots. For Albany, they hosted Syracuse Wednesday and won 6-2. Newcomer Matt Lorito had a goal and four assists for the Devils in the win.

Last Meeting: December 19 in Wilkes-Barre, the Devils won 4-2. Brandon Burlon had a goal and an assist for first star honors.

Record: For WBS: 43-23-3-4 (93 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For ALB: 35-28-5-6 (81 pts., 4th place Northeast Division)

Why you should care: Expect the best from Albany tonight in a last ditch effort to save their season and make playoffs as an eight seed. On the other hand, expect the same from the already clinched Penguins in a last ditch effort to win the East Division. This should be an excellent game.

Referee(s): Garrett Rank

Linesmen: Francis Trempe / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @AlbanyDevils

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /albanydevils

Instagram: wbspenguins / albanydevils

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie and @TLTomVenesky / @Pete_Dougherty and @Bill_Cain_

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For ALB: Josh Heller @Josh_Heller

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @trace_1114

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Albany: 104.5 The Team

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): Fan Friday’s with discounted tickets and $2 beers.

Other Game to Watch: Hershey hosts Binghamton. Any loss by the Bears and the Penguins win tonight and it’s Wilkes-Barre in the drivers seat for the Division crown.

Remaining Games: NOR 4/18, @ LV 4/19

One response to “GAMEDAY: vs. Albany 4/17

  1. kilihan April 17, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Look forward to 2 great night of hockey in WBS. Let’s Go Pens!