Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hartford 3/21

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Home Game: 31

AHL Game: 940

Who: Hartford Wolf Pack

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Saturday at home against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Penguins lost a close one 3-2. Oskar Sundqvist scored a late shorthanded goal that brought the Penguins to within one. For Hartford, the Wolf Pack were in Hershey this past Saturday and lost 6-4. Taylor Beck scored a goal and assisted on two others in the loss and picked up third star honors.

Last Meeting: March 10 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 8-1. Derrick Poulkiot had a goal and three assists. Barry Goers had two goals and one assist. Taylor Beck scored for Hartford.

Record: For WBS: 42-18-3-0 (87 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HFD: 21-36-4-2 (48 pts., 8th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Points are at a premium as we are in the final stretch of the season. The Penguins cannot take the Wolf Pack lightly as they gave the Hershey Bears a fight in the two games down in Chocolatetown this past weekend. Two points are for the taking for the Penguins is they stick to the game plan and execute.

Referee(s): Cameron Voss / Chris Schlenker

Linesmen: Francois Dussureault / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @wbspenguins  and @WBSGameDay / @WolfPackAHL

Facebook:  /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /HartfordWolfPack

Instagram: wbspenguins / hartford_wolfpack

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @HowlingsToday

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and Nick Hart @_NickHart // For HFD: Bob Crawford  @HawkCrawford

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Hartford: Fox Sports Radio 1410

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): None.

Other Game to Watch: Lehigh Valley visits the Rock and take on the St. John’s IceCaps. The IceCaps are trying to fend off a hard charge by the Utica Comets.

Next Five Games: @ SYR 3/24, @ LV 3/25, UTI 3/26, @ SPR 3/31, LV 4/1

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