Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hershey 1/21

vs.     her14_200

Home Game: 19

AHL Game: 589

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game / Last Meeting : Friday in Allentown, the Pens lost 5-3 to the Phantoms. Teddy Blueger had two assists and was named third star of the game. For Hershey, they last played the Penguins on Wednesday and lost 5-3. Paul Carey and Darren Dietz scored third period goals for the Bears but Carter Rowney scored in his fourth game back to insure the Penguins win.

Record: For WBS: 29-9-3-0 (61 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 19-11-7-2 (47 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Bears will want to bite back against the Penguins in what is a TV game for Wilkes-Barre in what is expected to be a sellout crowd. Pens are coming off a tough loss last night to the Phantoms who have three games in hand. So you know that the Penguins are going to come out loaded for bear. Pardon the obvious pun.

Referee(s): Guillaume Labonte / Keith Kaval

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Jason Mandroc

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheHersheyBears

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears

Instagram: wbspenguins / thehersheybears

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TomVenesky

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 / Also on Local TV in the Wilkes-Barre are (WBRE or WYOU)

Promotion(s): None.

Other Game to Watch: Providence visits Lehigh Valley. As a Penguin fan you don’t care who wins, you just want one team to win in regulation.

Next Five Games: SYR 1/25, @ UTI 1/27, @ BNG 1/28, STJ 2/3, LV 2/4

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