Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Providence 2/19

@     15PRO

Away Game: 26

AHL Game: 761

Who: Providence Bruins

Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center

When: 3:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Springfield, the Pens lost 2-1. David Warsofsky scored the only goal for the Pens. For Providence, last night the P-Bruins hosted the Hershey Bears in a rematch from Friday and were shutout 4-0.

Last Meeting: December 30 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 5-2. Wilkes-barre came into that meeting on a seven game win streak, but got smashed by Providence and Zane McIntyre capped off a perfect month in December, improving to 10-0 and Casey DeSmith was dealt his first regulation loss.

Record: For WBS: 37-13-3-0 (77 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For PRO: 29-14-5-4 (67 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Penguins wrap up their third game in under three days in Providence today and are set to take on goaltender Zane McIntyre who has not lost a game yet this season for the P-Bruins. He boasts a 12-0-1 record with a 1.72 GAA and a .941 SV%. The Penguins will need their best game of the weekend if they want the two points today.

Referee(s): Mike Campbell / Jarrod Ragusin

Linesmen: Kenneth Gates / Chris Leavitt

Twitter: @WBSPenguins / @WBSGameDay / @AHLBruins

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /providencebruins

Instagram: wbspenguins / ahlbruins

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TomVenesky / @MarkDivver

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and @_NickHart / PRO: The P-Bruins announcers are per diem.

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep 

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Providence: WNRI 1380 AM

Television: AHL Live

Other Game to Watch: Hershey travels to Bridgeport in an important game for the Bears who are chasing the Sound Tigers for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Atlantic.

Next Five Games: @ UTI 2/24, @ LV 2/25, @ HER 3/4, @ HFD 3/5, LV 3/8

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