Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Rochester 12/2


Who: Rochester Americans

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against the Milwaukee Admirals the Penguins won 5-4 in overtime. Garrett Wilson had a hat trick in the first period but J-S Dea scored the game winner in overtime. For Rochester, the Americans hosted the Hartford Wolf Pack and lost 5-4 in a shootout. Garret Ross had a goal, good enough to get him second star honors.

Record: For WBS: 13-4-0-1 (27 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) // For RCH: 11-5-3-2 (27 pts., 2nd place North Division)

Referee(s): Alex Garon / Brandon Schrader

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Luke Murray

Why You Should Care: Penguins recipe for success last night was scoring first against Milwaukee, so that should be the blueprint for tonight as well. The Americans will be coming in ornery having lost to a team they should have beat last night.

Promotion(s): Teddy Bear Toss / Penguins Team Card Strip #2

Television: Tonight’s Penguins game will be carried live on WBRE, Channel 28, local in the Wilkes-Barre area.

Other Game to Watch: Grand Rapids travels to Chicago in a matchup of two teams that looked to be strong out of the gate that have failed to live up to expectations.

Next Five Games: @ HER 12/3, @ LV 12/6, CHA 12/8, @ HER 12/10, SPR 12/13

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