Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 1/20

 

@     lv14

Away Game: 22

AHL Game: 569

Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: PPL Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday in Hershey, the Penguins won 5-3. Carter Rowney scored the go ahead goal late in the third to give the Penguins the win. Rowney’s fourth game back from injury and he’s scored a goal in every game. Tom Sestito continued to fill up the score sheet and endear himself to the Hershey faithful with a goal and two assists. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms were in Springfield Monday and came back from a 3-1 score in the third period and won 4-3. Greg Carey scored two goals and Andy Miele had a goal and an assist.

Last Meeting: November 16 in Allentown, the Phantoms won 4-1. Alex Lyon stopped 30 of 31. Thomas DiPauli was the lone scorer for the Penguins.

Record: For WBS: 29-8-3-0 (61 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 25-10-2-0 (52 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: The Penguins and Phantoms are about to get really acquainted with one another. The teams play 11 times from now to the end of the regular season. These two teams have been far and away the two best teams in the Eastern Conference all season. Get ready.

Referee(s): Keith Kaval / David Banfield

Linesmen: Luke Murray / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @WBSPenguins and @WBSGameDay / @LVPhantoms

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins / /LehighValleyPhantoms

Instagram: wbspenguins / lehighvalleyphantoms

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TomVenesky / @SteveGrossMCall

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and @_NickHart / For Lehigh Valley: Bob Rotruck @BobRotruck

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @KRAM209

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Lehigh Valley: Fox 1470

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Chicago visits Grand Rapids in a battle of two very good Central Division teams.

Next Five Games: HER 1/21, SYR 1/25, @ UTI 1/27, @ BNG 1/28, STJ 2/3

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