Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Hershey 11/12


Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Giant Center

When: 5:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against Providence, Ryan Haggerty scored the game winning goal :20 into overtime as the Penguins came from an 0-2 deficit to defeat the Providence Bruins 4-3. For Hershey, the Bears pounded the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 6-1. Mathias Bau scored two goals and was named first star. Pheonix Copley stopped 24 of 25 shots.

Last Meeting: Last Sunday in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost in a shootout 3-2. Daniel Sprong and Zach Aston-Reese both scored for the Penguins. Wayne Simpson scored a regulation goal and the only goal in the shootout.

Record: For WBS: 9-2-0-1 (19 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) // For HER: 6-6-0-2 (14 pts., 5th place Atlantice Division)

Referee(s): Brandon Blandina / David Banfield

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Luke Murray

Why You Should Care: Penguins go for points in ten straight games today in Hershey and have 17 out of a possible 18 points coming in. That one point missing? Belongs to the Bears, last Sunday when they took the Pens down in a shootout. Hershey has points in six of their last seven games.

Other Game to Watch: Milwaukee travels to Chicago in a Central Division matchup.

Next Five Games: @ BNG 11/17, LV 11/22, @ SYR 11/24, SYR 11/25, MIL 12/1

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