Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 2/4


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Home Game: 22

AHL Game: 669

Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night at home against St. John’s, the Penguins lost 5-2. Tom Kostopoulous had two assists in the loss. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms beat Albany 4-3 in New York and used three third period goals to do so.

Last Meeting: January 20 in Allentown, the Phantoms won 5-3. Taylor Leier had a goal and two assists, Colin McDonald had three assists for Lehigh Valley. Teddy Blueger had two assists in the losing effort for the Penguins.

Record: For WBS: 33-10-3-0 (69 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 30-12-2-0 (62 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Here we go with the Phantoms becoming regular visitors to the Mohegan Sun Arena with the first of six meetings in front of what is going to be a big crowd. The Phantoms will be looking to close within five points of the Penguins for first in the Atlantic and Wilkes-Barre will be looking to shake off the stink of last nights 5-2 frustrating loss to the IceCaps.

Referee(s): Peter MacDougall / Pierre Lambert

Linesmen: Ryan Daisy / Francois Dussureault

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

Promotion(s): Pink In The Rink, Tux’s Birthday

Other Game to Watch: Hershey hosts St. John’s. Are the Bears a serious playoff threat? Can the IceCaps continue to rack up points and push the North Division leaders?

Next Five Games: STJ 2/8, HER 2/10, BNG 2/11, LV 2/14, @ ALB 2/17

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