Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Syracuse 1/16

@     syr14_200

Away Game: 20

AHL Game: 553

Who: Syracuse Crunch

Where: Onondaga County War Memorial Arena

When: 1:00 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game / Last Meeting: Saturday in Syracuse, the Penguins win 3-1. Wilkes-Barre went down early in the first, then scored three goals in the third period to win their seventh straight game and remain unbeaten in 2017. Dominik Simon scored a goal and assisted on another. Jake Dotchin scored for Syracuse.

Record: For WBS: 28-7-3-0 (59 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SYR: 19-10-2-5 (45 pts., 1st place North Division)

Why you should care: Rematch Monday afternoon in Syracuse. How do the Crunch respond after allowing the Penguins to comeback and score three goals on them in the third period Saturday? This could be a trap game for the Penguins.

Referee(s): Tyler Puddifant / Stephen Reneau

Linesmen: Francois Dussureault / Jason Brown

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @SyracuseCrunch

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /syracusecrunch

Instagram: wbspenguins / officialsyracusecrunch

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @syrhockey

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For SYR: Dan D’Uva @Dan_DUva

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @CrunchSyracuse

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Syracuse: ESPN Radio Central New York

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Speaking of trap games, the Phantoms are in Springfield taking on the Thunderbirds. Lehigh Valley lost their last time out against Hershey, how do they respond this afternoon?

Next Five Games:  @ HER 1/18, @ LV 1/20, HER 1/21, SYR 1/25, @ UTI 1/27

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