Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 3/4


@     lv14

Away Game: 31

AHL Game: 831

Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: PPL Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Providence, the Pens lost 3-2. The P-Bruins put up 50 shots on the Wilkes-Barre nets. The P enguins scored two shorthanded goals. For Lehigh Valley, they were in Syracuse on Wednesday and won in a shootout 3-2. Anthony Stolarz stopped 51 of 53 shots.

Last Meeting: January 30 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 5-3. It was a McDonald’s fest. Colin McDonald had two goals, Andrew MacDonald had three assists for the Phantoms in the win. Scott Wilson had two goals and Conor Sheary had two assists.

Record: For WBS: 33-18-4-1 (71 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 27-26-2-3 (59 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Should be interesting to see who steps onto the ice first for warmups. That’s usually goaltenders you know. Stolarz stopped 51 shots Wednesday. Brian Foster by rights should start the game and let Tristan Jarry start back to back games against Hershey Saturday and Sunday.

Referee(s): Stephen Reneau / Evgeny Romasko

Linesmen: Tom George / Bill Lyons

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: The Sound Tigers are in Providence taking on the Bruins tonight. These are two teams chasing an Atlantic Division playoff spot.

Next Five Games: @ HER 3/5, HER 3/6, LV 3/9, BRI 3/12, @ BRI 3/13

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