Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Hartford 12/14

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Away Game: 13

AHL Game: 360

Who: Hartford Wolf Pack

Where: XL Center

When: 7:00 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Sunday in Bridgeport, the Pens won 4-1. Teddy Blueger scored his first professional goal, Stuart Percy scored his first as a Penguin and Tristan Jarry stopped 26 of 27 shots. For Hartford, the Wolf Pack were in Providence Sunday and defeated by the Bruins in a shootout, 2-1. Matt Carey scored the only goal for the Wolf Pack in regulation and Magnus Hellburg turned aside 40 of 41 shots.

Last Meeting: Sunday, November 13 in Hartford, the Pens won 4-1. The Penguins used two first period power play goals, limited Hartford to just 23 shots and took 40 of their own on a tail end of a three in three weekend.

Record: For WBS: 16-5-3-0 (35 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)  — For HFD: 7-13-3-1 (18 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Penguins face a midweek trap game with Hartford. The Wolf Pack have been up and down of recent. Wilkes-Barre will need a strong start in order to get the win tonight because if you leave Hartford hanging, they may just snap up and get you.

Referee(s): Brett Iverson / Terry Koharski

Linesmen: Kevin Briganti / Ryan Daisy

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

Other Game to Watch: Lehigh Valley hosts Bridgeport who you know is fuming after getting smashed by the Penguins Sunday.

Next Five Games: RCH 12/16, SPR 12/17, @ BNG 12/26, SPR 12/27, PRO 12/30

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