Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ St. John’s 12/3

@     stj15_200

Away Game: 10

AHL Game: 298

Who: St. John’s IceCaps

Where: Mile One Centre

When: 4:00 p.m. Newfoundland time, 2:30 p.m. Wilkes-Barre time.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last Saturday at home against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Penguins picked up their first shutout of the season with a 1-0 win. Tristan Jarry stopped all 24 shots faced and J.S. Dea scored the only goal for the Penguins in the win. For St. John’s, the IceCaps hosted the Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday and won 3-2 in a shootout. Markus Eisenschmid had a goal and an assist and Yann Danis stopped everything in the shootout round.

Record: For WBS: 13-4-2-0 (28 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For STJ: 11-10-1-0 (23 pts., 4th place North Division)

Why you should care: Should be a good weekend tilt. IceCaps have been floundering around as a would be contender in the North Division. This is going to be a great test for them as well as the Penguins who should be well rested after not playing for an entire week.

Referee(s): Troy Murray / Andrew Wilk

Linesmen: Darryl Butt / Jim Vail

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay // @IceCapsAHL

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /stjohnsicecaps

Instagram: wbspenguins / stjohnsicecaps

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @telyrobinshort / @telybrendan

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS  and @_NickHart / For STJ: Brian Rodgers

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep 

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For St. John’s: Listen Live

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Hershey beat Lehigh Valley last night in Allentown 4-3. The Phantoms are looking for revenge tonight in Hershey when they take on the Bears.

Next Five Games: @ STJ 12/4, HER 12/9, HER 12/10, @ BRI 12/11, @ HFD 12/14

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