Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hershey 11/5


Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 3:05 p.m.

Last Game: Friday in Allentown, the Penguins won a thriller in a shootout, 6-5 over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Ryan Haggerty scored twice and Christian Thomas, on his way to Finland today to play in the Karjala Cup, scored the shootout game winner in the bottom of the third round. For Hershey, the Bears hosted Toronto on Saturday and lost 4-1. Garrett Mitchell scored the only goal for the Bears in the loss.

Last Meeting: October 27 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 3-2. Tristan Jarry stopped 30 of 32 shots and Dominik Simon had a goal and an assist.

Record: For WBS: 7-2-0-0 (14 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) // For HER: 3-6-0-2 (8 pts., 7th place Atlantice Division)

Referee(s): Terry Koharski / Tim Mayer

Linesmen: James Tobias / J.P. Waleski

Why You Should Care: Pens look to make it seven wins in a row against bitter rival Hershey on a Sunday afternoon in Wilkes-Barre. Penguins will ben more rested having not played last night while the Bears come in after a battle with Toronto. As always against Hershey, the Penguins will need their best.

Promotion(s): Harry Potter Day, Kids 14 and Under Free (with paid adult ticket), & Postgame Kids Skate

Other Game to Watch: Toronto continues its tour through Pennsylvania with a stop in Allentown later.

Next Five Games: TOR 11/8, PRO 11/11, @ HER 11/12, @ BNG 11/17, LV 11/22

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