Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hershey 3/19

vs.     her14_200

Home Game: 30

AHL Game: 937

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Bridgeport, the Pens lost 3-2. Carter Rowney and Tim Erixon scored goals for the Pens in the loss. For Hershey, the Bears were in St. Johns on Sunday and won 3-2. Zach Sill scored with 1:05 left to secure the win.

Last Meeting: March 6 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 5-4. Carter Rowney scored three goals three different ways.

Record: For WBS: 36-21-4-1 (77 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 35-17-3-7 (80 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Big game for both teams tonight who have had the entire week to prepare with neither team playing last night and both knowing the importance of this game and weekend series which could really wrap up the division for the Bears with a sweep of the Penguins or bring the Penguins right back into the picture with a sweep of their own.

Referee(s): Ryan Fraser / Cameron Voss

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Matt McNulty

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheHersheyBears

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears

Instagram: wbspenguins / thehersheybears

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @davesottile

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / HER: Scott Stuccio @ScottStuccio

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @ChocHockey

Radio: For WBS: WILK News Radio / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket 

Television: AHL Live / MyNetwork TV local in Wilkes-Barre

Promotion(s): St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | Shamrock Jersey Auction | Boy Scout Night

Other Game to Watch: Portland is in Bridgeport. The Sound Tigers are jus three points back of the Penguins for second in the division.

Next Five Games: @ HER 3/20, BNG 3/23, @ BNG 3/25, PRO 3/26, SPR 3/29

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