Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Bridgeport 11/18

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Home Game: 9

AHL Game: 203

Who: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday in Allentown, the Penguins lost 4-1 to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. It was at the seventh straight win for the Phantoms. Thomas DiPauli scored the only gaol for the Penguins. It was his first goal as a professional. For Bridgeport, the Sound Tigers beat Hershey in a shootout 4-3 last Saturday. Andrew Rowe scored the only goal of the shootout to give Bridgeport the win.

Last Meeting: November 5 in Bridgeport, the Pens won 7-1. Jake Guentzel was named first star of the game with two goals and two assists.

Record: For WBS: 10-3-1-0 (21 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)  — For BRI: 8-4-0-0 (16 pts., 3rd place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Bridgeport is dangerously underrated. Penguins crushed the Sound Tigers the last time the two teams met but expect a different outcome tonight in that this game should be a lot tighter than the first.

Referee(s): Guillaume Labonte

Linesmen: Jason Mandroc / J.P. Waleski

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheSoundTigers

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /soundtigers

Instagram: wbspenguins / thesoundtigers

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @fornabaioctp

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and @_NickHart / For BRI: Alan Fuehring @AlanFuehring

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For BRI: I don’t think Sound Tigers games are on radio. Here’s the link to Mixlr where you could here the Sound Tigers call if you want to.

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): December Magnetic Schedule (First 5,000), Postgame Autographs, Eye Care Specialist Coat Drive

Other Game to Watch: I like the Manitoba / Tucson matchup. The Roadrunners have been the class of the West so far this season and Manitoba have been a surprising bunch. This should be a good test for both teams.

Next Five Games: @ HER 11/19, @ HER 11/23, @ BRI 11/25, BRI 11/26, @ STJ 12/3

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