Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 12/6


Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: PPL Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Sunday in Hershey, the Pens lost in overtime 4-3. Tom Sestito’s late third period goal forced overtime, but Chris Bourque scored on the power play in overtime. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms lost to the Laval Rocket 4-3 in overtime on Saturday. Greg Carey had a goal and an assist in the loss.

Last Meeting: November 22 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 4-2. Ryan Haggerty had two goals and an assist, J-S Dea had a goal and two assists.

Record: For WBS: 13-5-1-1 (28 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 13-7-1-2 (29 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Referee(s): Alex Normandin / Evgenii Romasko

Linesmen: Luke Murray / J.P. Waleski

Why You Should Care: It’s a battle that’s probably going to be watched carefully throughout the Atlantic Division as the top two teams in the division square off in Allentown. What will the situation be in goal for the Penguins tonight and how will they finish?

Other Game to Watch: It’s always fun when Syracuse and Utica meet, and that is just what is happening tonight in Utica.

Next Five Games: CHA 12/8, @ HER 12/10, SPR 12/13, @ HFD 12/15, @ BRI 12/16

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