Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hershey 4/14

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Home Game: 37

AHL Game: 1102

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Wednesday at home against Lehigh Valley, the Penguins lost 2-1 in a shootout. Dominik Simon scored in the second period for the Penguins. For Hershey, the Bears were in toronto last Saturday and won 2-1. They got a goal from Chandler Stephenson with :09 to play in regulation to give them a much needed two points.

Last Meeting: March 4 in Hershey, the Bears won 2-1. Pheonix Copley and Tristan Jarry had a goaltenders duel which was won by the Bears netminder. The win by Hershey stopped a six game losing streak against the Penguins.

Record: For WBS: 50-19-3-2 (105 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 41-22-8-3 (93 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Why you should care: Important weekend for Hershey who, with two games left, still hasn’t clinched a playoff spot. Expect the Bears best when they come into Wilkes-Barre tonight.

Referee(s): Peter MacDougall / David Banfield

Linesmen: Francois Dussureault / Jud Ritter

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheHersheyBears

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears

Instagram: wbspenguins / thehersheybears

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TomVenesky

Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and Nick Hart @_NickHart // HER: Zack Fisch @zackfisch

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @ChocHockey

Radio: For WBS: WILK News Radio / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket 

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): WBRE Fan Friday ($14 Tickets), Free Pocono Raceway ARCA tickets (all fans), Postgame Autographs, $2 Draft Beers (6-7:30 p.m.)

Other Game to Watch: The other Atlantic Division team battling for the final playoff spot in the Atlantic is the Bridgeport Sound Tigers who visit the Springfield Thunderbirds tonight. Springfield upset Providence on Wednesday and look to do the dame against the Sound tigers tonight,.

Remaining Game: BRI 4/15

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