Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Hershey 1/8

@     her14_200

Away Game: 16

AHL Game: 502

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Giant Center

When: 5:00 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night at home against Binghamton, the Pens win 5-4. Tom Sestito kept his offensive scoring going with a goal and an assist. Danny Kristo had two goals and Jake Guentzel dished out three assists. For Hershey, they hosted the Utica Comets and lost 3-2 in overtime. Paul Carey and Chandler Stephenson scored in the losing effort for the Bears.

Last Meeting: Friday in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 5-1. Tom Sestito of all people scored two goals and had and assist and yes, he completed the Gordie Howe hat trick with a third period fight with Tyler Lewington.

Record: For WBS: 24-7-3-0 (51 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 18-8-6-2 (44 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: The Bears will look for revenge tonight as the Penguins come in winners of three straight while the Bears come in losing three straight. Hershey would love to break up the Penguins little winning streak and snap out of their losing streak at the hands of their biggest rivals.

Referee(s): Peter Tarnaris / Terry Koharski

Linesmen: Jason Mandroc / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheHersheyBears

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears

Instagram: wbspenguins / thehersheybears

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and Nick Hart @_NickHart // HER: Zack Fisch @zackfisch

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @ChocHockey

Radio: For WBS: WILK News Radio / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket 

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Utica went to Hershey and won. Can they do the same against Lehigh Valley this afternoon?

Next Five Games: @ TOR 1/11, @ RCH 1/13, @ SYR 1/14, @ SYR 1/16, @ HER 1/18

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