Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 1/8

@     lv14

Away Game: 15

AHL Game: 500

Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: PPL Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Tuesday at home against the Binghamton Senators, the Penguins on 4-1. Dominik Uher had two goals and was named first star of the game. For the Phantoms, they were in Portland Sunday and won 2-1. Goaltender Jason LaBarbera stopped 37 of 38 shots.

Last Meeting: December 27 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 3-0. Jason LaBarbera had a 35 save shutout.

Record: For WBS: 24-8-0-1 (49 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 17-16-2-1 (37 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Pens will look to make it four wins in a row under new coach Clark Donatelli when they travel to Allentown to take on the Phantoms tonight. Lehigh Valley has points in their last five games.

Referee(s): Jake Brenk / Terry Koharski

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @WBSPenguins and @WBSGameDay / @LVPhantoms

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins / /LehighValleyPhantoms

Instagram: wbspenguins / lehighvalleyphantoms

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @SteveGrossMCall

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For Lehigh Valley: Bob Rotruck @BobRotruck

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Lehigh Valley: Fox 1470

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Two of the oldest teams in the AHL are set to do battle tonight in Rochester as the Hershey Bears make the trip to Western New York for a battle with the Rochester Americans.

Next Five Games: UTI 1/9, @ STJ 1/12, @ STJ 1/13, @ SYR 1/16, @ POR 1/22

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