Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 2/3

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Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against Hershey, the Pens won 4-1. Andrey Pedan scored a pair of goals and Tristan Jarry stooped 25 of 26 shots…For the Phantoms, they hosted the Charlotte Checkers and won 3-2. Cole Bardreau scored a gaol with three minutes left in regulation to win it for the Phantoms in regulation.

Last Meeting: January 26 in Allentown, the Phantoms won 5-2. Daniel Sprong and Zach Aston-Reese scored, but after that Alex Lyon replaced Dustin Tokarski and stopped all 26 shots faced.

Record: For WBS: 27-12-3-1 (58 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 27-13-3-3 (60 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)

Referee(s): Cameron Voss / Nick Gill

Linesmen: Libor Suchanek / Jason Mandroc

Why You Should Care: Battle of 1 vs. 2 here in Wilkes-Barre tonight. The Penguins can separate themselves from the Phantoms with a regulation win tonight, but Lehigh Valley can overtake the Penguins by 0.001 percentage point with a regulation win. It’s a big game for both teams.

Promotion(s): Pink In The Rink – Pink Stick Auction / McCarthy Tire All-Star Poster Giveaway

Other Game to Watch: Providence travels to Hartford in what will be a payoff of a weekend home and home series. Last night, the Bruins beat the Wolf Pack 2-1 in overtime in Rhode Island.

Next Five Games: @ SPR 2/7, @ PRO 2/9, @ PRO 2/11, @ RCH 2/16, vs. UTI 2/17

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