Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 1/26


Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: PPL Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Wednesday in Hershey, the Penguins shutout the Bears 4-0. Anthony Peters had an 18 save shutout. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms took down the Providence Bruins at home 3-2. The game only had one power play.

Last Meeting: January 17 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 4-1. Zach Aston-Reese had a goal and two assists and Anthony Peters stopped 22 of 23 shots.

Record: For WBS: 25-11-3-1 (54 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 25-13-2-3 (55 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)

Referee(s): Brandon Schrader / Michael Mullen

Linesmen: Tom DellaFranco / Ryan Knapp

Why You Should Care: Top two teams in the Atlantic meet tonight in Allentown. Expect a change in goal for Wilkes-Barre as Tristan Jarry was announced as the starter for the Penguins Thursday. How does the team play in front of him? Will it matter? Should be a fun one tonight.

Other Game to Watch: Rochester and Toronto are the top teams in the North Division, and these two sides meet in Toronto.

Next Five Games: BNG 1/27, HER 2/2, LV 2/3, @ SPR 2/7, @ PRO 2/9

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