Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Syracuse 1/16

@     syr14_200

Away Game: 18

AHL Game: 565

Who: Syracuse Crunch

Where: Onondaga County War Memorial

When: 7:00 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday in St. John’s, the Penguins won 6-4. Conor Sheary had a goal and two assists, Derrick Pouliot had three assists. For Syracuse, they hosted Utica last night and…

Last Meeting: December 31 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 4-2. Tom Kuhnhackl had a goal and an assist in the loss.

Record: For WBS: 28-8-0-1 (57 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SYR: 16-15-6-1 (39 pts., 5th place North Division)

Why you should care: Last meeting of the year between these two teams. Penguins are rolling, winners of seven straight but they head to Syracuse to face-off against the last team that beat them. Penguins can’t sleepwalk through their only game of the weekend.

Referee(s): Keith Kaval

Linesmen: Rick Lembo / Brian Oliver

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @SyracuseCrunch

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /syracusecrunch

Instagram: wbspenguins / officialsyracusecrunch

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @syrhockey

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For SYR: Dan D’Uva @Dan_DUva

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @Allovimo

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Syracuse: ESPN Radio Central New York

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Hershey debuts their newest toy tonight, Scott Gomez. Gomez is a veteran of over 1,000 NHL games. He should help the Bears at center.

Next Five Games: @ POR 1/22, @ POR 1/23, @ PRO 1/24, HFD 1/27, @ LV 1/29

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