Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Springfield 2/18

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Away Game: 26

AHL Game: 752

Who: Springfield Thunderbirds

Where: MassMutual Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Albany, the Pens were shutout 4-0 by the Devils. For Springfield, the Thunderbirds hosted Utica and won 5-2. Mackenzie Weegar had a goal and an assist for first star honors.

Last Meeting: December 27 in Wilkes-Barre the Penguins won 5-3. Jake Guentzel had a hat trick, David Warsofsky had three assists. Mackenzie Weegar scored two goals for Springfield in the loss.

Record: For WBS: 37-12-3-0 (77 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SPR: 18-23-7-2 (45 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Springfield has played the Penguins tough in their meetings with Wilkes-Barre this season. The Penguins can’t look past this game against the Thunderbirds at all and will be looking to bounce back after last nights disappointing loss in Albany.

Referee(s): Mike Campbell / Tim Mayer

Linesmen: Brent Colby / Derek Wahl

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay // @thunderbirdsahl

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /thunderbirdsahl

Instagram: wbspenguins / thunderbirdsahl

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TomVenesky

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For SPR: Ryan Smith @RyanSmithHockey

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Springfield: WHYN News Talk 560

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Bridgeport visits Albany tonight. The Sound Tigers have been ascending through the Atlantic Division and stop off in the Capital District for a meeting with the Devils.

Next Five Games: @ PRO 2/19, @ UTI 2/24, @ LV 2/25, @ HER 3/4, @ HFD 3/5

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