Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Providence 4/16

vs.     15PRO

Home Game: 38

AHL Game: 1113

Who: Providence Bruins

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Allentown the Pens won 2-1. Casey DeSmith stopped 26 shots and Jake Guentzel scored the go ahead goal in the third period to get the Pens the win… For Providence, the Bruins beat Springfield at home 3-1 on Wednesday. Jeremy Smith stopped 27 shots and co-Rooike of the Year Frank Vatrano had a goal, giving him 34 goals on the year in just 34 games played.

Last Meeting: March 26 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 5-0. Nothing went right for Wilkes-Barre that night.

Record: For WBS 43-26-4-1 (91 pts. 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For PRO: 39-22-9-4 (91 pts., 3rd place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Battle for second place tonight in Wilkes-Barre and most likely a first round Calder Cup Playoff preview. The winner of this game will probably have the upper hand if these two teams meet again in a week to ten days in the playoffs.

Referee(s): Peter MacDougall / Michael Mullen

Linesmen: Shandor Alphonso / Francois Dussureault

Twitter: @WBSPenguins / @WBSGameDay / @AHLBruins

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /providencebruins

Instagram: wbspenguins / ahlbruins

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @MarkDivver

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / PRO: Nick Gagalis @NickGagalis

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep 

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Providence: WNRI 1380 AM

Television: AHL Live and on MyNetworkTV local in Wilkes-Barre

Promotion(s): McDonald’s Fan Appreciation Night | Team Awards

Other Game to Watch: Hershey can still lock up the Atlantic Division title with a win against the Phantoms tonight no matter what the Pens and Bruins do tonight. This is your game to watch.

Remaining Game: @ HER 4/17

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