Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Providence 4/9

@     15PRO

Away Game: 38

AHL Game: 1070

Who: Providence Bruins

Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center

When: 3:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Hartford, the Pens won 2-1. Patrick McGrath scored his first AHL goal. Casey DeSmith was in goal for the win, his 20th. For Providence, the Bruins were in Bridgeport and shutout the Sound Tigers 3-0. 34 saves for Malcolm Subban.

Last Meeting: March 11 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 3-2. Three different Penguins scored that night but Barry Goers had two assists. Matt Grzelcyk had a goal and an assist for the Bruins in the loss.

Record: For WBS: 49-19-3-1 (102 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For PRO: 43-20-5-4 (95 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: All the Penguins need here today is one point to clinch the division championship. Providence isn’t going to make it easy on them.

Referee(s): Alex Garon / Stephen Reneau

Linesmen: Jeremy Lovett / Todd Whittemore

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: Utica plays host to St. John’s in a game which has major North Division playoff implications.

Remaining Games: LV 4/12, HER 4/14, BRI 4/15

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