Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Syracuse 10/22

vs.     syr14_200

Home Game: 3

AHL Game: 56

Who: Syracuse Crunch

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night at home against Springfield, the Pens lost 1-0. Reto Berra made 23 saves and the Thunderbirds blocked a boatload of shots. For Syracuse, they hosted Utica and lost 5-4. The Comets cashed on the two power plays awarded. Gabriel Dumont was named first star of the game with two goals and an assist.

Record: For WBS: 1-1-0-0 (2 pts., 3rd place Atlantic Division) — For SYR: 2-1-0-0 (4 pts., 3rd place North Division)

Why you should care: Crunch were in a track meet last night with the Comets and lost. Penguins were in a defensive battle last night with the Thunderbirds last night and lost. Does fast and loose prevail or is the team that is better on defense win tonight?

Referee(s): Pierre Lambert / Keith Kaval

Linesmen: Ryan Knapp / Jason Mandroc

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @SyracuseCrunch

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /syracusecrunch

Instagram: wbspenguins / officialsyracusecrunch

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @syrhockey

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For SYR: Dan D’Uva @Dan_DUva

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @CrunchSyracuse

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Syracuse: ESPN Radio Central New York

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None

Other Game to Watch: Defending Calder Cup champion Cleveland head to Grand Rapids to take on the Griffins. Both teams are off to good starts.

Next Five Games: @ HER 10/23, ALB 10/26, @ SPR 10/29, SYR 10/30, BNG 11/4

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