Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Portland 4/3

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Home Game: 35

AHL Game: 1034

Who: Portland Pirates

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 4:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night at home against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Pens lost 5-2. Despite putting up 40 shots, only Mattias Plachta and Dominik Simon were able to find the back of the net for the Pens. The Portland Pirates were in Hartford last night and beat the Wolf Pack 4-1. Mike McKenna stopped 43 of 44 shots.

Last Meeting: February 26 in Portland, the Pens won 3-2. Dominik Simon and Kael Mouillierat each had a goal and an assist.

Record: For WBS: 41-23-4-1 (87 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For POR: 37-25-5-2 (81 pts., 5th Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Pens can lock up their fourteenth straight trip to the Calder Cup Playoffs with a win of any kind this afternoon against Portland. The Pirates are battling the Wolf Pack for the crossover spot to the North Division with Hartford and today is their game in hand on the Wolf Pack. You know they are going to bring everything they have at the Pens this afternoon.

Referee(s): Terry Koharski

Linesmen: Ryan Knapp / Tom George

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @portlandpirates

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /PortlandPirates

Instagram: wbspenguins / piratesahl

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @Chris_MHJ

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / POR: Jeff Mannix @JeffMannix

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep 

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Portland: News Talk 1310 WLOB

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): Kids FREE (14 and under, with paid adult ticket) | $2 hot dogs

Other Game to Watch: The Bears rematch with the Providence Bruins today in Rhode Island.

Next Five Games: LV 4/8, @ HER 4/9, HER 4/10, @ LV 4/15, PRO 4/16

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