Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Toronto 12/18

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Home Game: 15

AHL Game: 391

Who: Toronto Marlies

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday in Allentown, the Penguins shutout the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 3-0. Tristan Jarry collected his second straight shutout and the Penguins as a team recorded their third consecutive shutout which is a franchise record. For Toronto, they were in Binghamton taking on the Senators and won 3-2. Zach Hyman scored the game winning goal and was named the first star of the game

Record: For WBS: 20-5-0-0 (40 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For TOR: 21-5-2-0 (44 pts., 1st place North Division)

Why you should care: Tonight is a battle of the two best teams in the American Hockey League. The Penguins and Marlies matchup is deep, and this should be a hell of a game as well as a stiff test for both teams.

Referee(s): Jamie Koharski / Furman South

Linesmen: Francois Dussureault / Ryan Knapp

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TorontoMarlies

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TorontoMarlies

Instagram: wbspenguins / torontomarlies

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @KyleTheReporter

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For TOR: Todd Crocker @HockeyCrock

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Toronto: TSN 1050

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): Eyewitness News Fan Friday | tickets just $14 | $2 drafts (select drafts, 6-7:30pm)

Other Game to Watch: I think that Toronto at Wilkes-Barre is the premier matchup in the AHL tonight myself, but the Bakersfield Condors are playing the Stockton Heat outdoors at the Golden State Hockey Rush at Raley Field in Sacramento tonight.

Next Five Games: @ SYR 12/19, @ HER 12/26, vs. LV 12/27, SYR 12/31, SPR 1/2

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