Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Springfield 12/27

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Home Game: 15

AHL Game: 427

Who: Springfield Thunderbirds

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Binghamton, the Penguins won 5-4. Jake Guentzel continued his tear in the AHL with two more goals to go with an assist good for first star honors. For Springfield, the Thunderbirds were in Hershey Sunday December 18 and were shutout 4-0.

Last Meeting: December 17 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 4-2. David Warsofsky and Oskar Sundqvist each had a goal and an assist. Chase Balisy led the way for the Thunderbirds with a goal and an assist.

Record: For WBS: 20-5-3-0 (43 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SPR: 11-11-3-2 (27 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Penguins will need another strong effort tonight in the comforts of home against a rested Springfield team which did not play last night. There may be some roster shuffling tonight keeping players who did not play fresh also.

Referee(s): Alex Garon / Keith Kaval

Linesmen: Jason Mandroc / Luke Murray

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay // @thunderbirdsahl

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /thunderbirdsahl

Instagram: wbspenguins / thunderbirdsahl

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and @_NickHart / For SPR: Ryan Smith @RyanSmithHockey

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Springfield: WHYN News Talk 560

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None

Other Game to Watch: Providence is a team to watch and they are in Hartford tonight taking on the Wolf Pack.

Next Five Games: PRO 12/30, @ BNG 12/31, HFD 1/3, HER 1/6, BNG 1/7

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