Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hartford 10/15

vs.     hfd

Home Game: 1

AHL Game: 22

Who: Hartford Wolf Pack

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: This is the first game of the season for the Penguins. For Hartford, the Wolf Pack opened their season at home last night against St. John’s and won 6-3. 12 different Wolf Pack players recorded at least a point in the game.

Record: For WBS: First game of the season — For HFD: 1-0-0-0 (2 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Penguins open their eighteenth season at home against the Hartford Wolf Pack. The Penguins boast a revamped defensive corps and have some firepower up front. Should be a good early test for both teams tonight in Wilkes-Barre.

Referee(s): David Banfield / Guillaume Labonte

Linesmen: Matt McNulty / Luke Murray

Twitter: @wbspenguins  and @WBSGameDay / @WolfPackAHL

Facebook:  /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /HartfordWolfPack

Instagram: wbspenguins / hartford_wolfpack

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @HowlingsToday

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and Nick Hart @_NickHart // For HFD: Bob Crawford  @HawkCrawford

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

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

Television: AHL Live / WYOU TV in Wilkes-Barre

Promotion(s): Opening Night, Geisinger Health System 2016-17 Season Magnetic Schedule (First 5,000)

Other Game to Watch: How good are the Phantoms going to be? They kickoff their campaign at home against the new look Springfield Thunderbirds.

Next Five Games: SPR 10/21, SYR 10/22, @ HER 10/23, ALB 10/26, @ SPR 10/29

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