Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hartford 1/27

vs.     hfd

Home Game: 21

AHL Game: 628

Who: Hartford Wolf Pack

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Providence, the Penguins lost 5-2. J-S Dea and Josh Archibald had goals. For Hartford, they won their seventh game in a row Sunday when they hosted the Portland Pirates. Magnus Hellberg stopped 30 of 31 shots.

Last Meeting: January 3 in Hartford, the Pens won 3-2. Casey Desmith picked up his first professional win by stopping 22 of 24 shots sent his way.

Record: For WBS: 29-11-0-1 (59 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HFD: 21-19-2-0 (44 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Penguins will be looking to end the Wolf Pack’s seven game winning streak. Hartford is on a roll right now and the Penguins are missing key pieces that have gotten them to the top of the Atlantic Division.

Referee(s): Francois St. Laurent / Tom Chmielewski

Linesmen: Francois Dusserueault / Bob Goodman

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WolfPackAHL

Facebook:  /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /HartfordWolfPack

Instagram: wbspenguins / hartford_wolfpack

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @HowlingsToday

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For HFD: Bob Crawford / @HawkCrawford

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Hartford: Fox Sports Radio 1410

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None

Other Game to Watch: Toronto is in Grand Rapids tonight. The best team in the East travels to Michigan tonight to face off against a Grand Rapids team that was setting the AHL ablaze but all of a sudden are on a two game losing streak.

Next Five Games: @ LV 1/29, vs. LV 1/30, @ SPR 2/5, BRI 2/6, @ UTI 2/9

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