Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Binghamton 12/22

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Who: Binghamton Devils

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Saturday in Bridgeport, the Pens lost 3-2 to the Sound Tigers. Greg McKegg and Zach Aston-Reese scored for the Pens in the OT loss. For Binghamton, the Devils beat Belleville 5-2 last Saturday. Ken Appleby had a light night in goal, stopping 20 of 22 shots. Five different Devils scored.

Last Meeting: November 17 in Binghamton, the Pens won 4-3. Teddy Blueger set up two goals, earning himself first star honors.

Record: For WBS: 15-8-2-1 (33 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division) // For BNG: 9-14-3-1 (22 pts., 7th place North Division)

Referee(s): Peter MacDougall

Linesmen: Jud Ritter / Tom DellaFranco

Why You Should Care: Pittsburgh did some retooling with things and that netted Wilkes-Barre the services of future AHL Hall of Famer Michael Leighton and the return of Kevin Czuczman. With a full week of practice, how will the Penguins do against a last place Binghamton team? Who starts in goal?

Promotion(s): WBRE Fan Friday ($14 Tickets), Postgame Autographs, $2 Draft Beers (6-7:30 p.m.)

Other Game to Watch: Hartford, on a tear of late, hosts division leader Providence tonight in the Connecticut capital.

Next Five Games: LV 12/23, LV 12/27, HFD 12/29, @ HER 12/30, BRI 1/3

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