Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 2/18

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Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: PPL Center

When: 5:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against the Utica Comets, the Penguins battled back from a 3-1 hole and lost 5-4 in overtime. Joe Cramarossa had a goal and and assist to give the newest Penguin three points in his first two games….For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms hosted the Hartford Wolf Pack and lost 3-2 in a shootout. Phil Varone and Oskar Lindblom scored for the Phantoms in the shootout loss.

Last Meeting: February 3 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 2-1. Tristan Jarry stole the show with a 34 save performance. Daniel Sprong and J-S Mea added goals for the Pens.

Record: For WBS: 30-14-4-1 (65 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 32-14-3-4 71 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)

Referee(s): Guillaume Labonte / Terry Koharski

Linesmen: Bevan Mills / Tom DellaFranco

Why You Should Care: Penguins battled Utica last night to a overtime loss while Lehigh Valley coughed up a lead and lost to Hartford in a shootout. Who has the momentum this afternoon?

Other Game to Watch: Providence hosts Springfield this afternoon in a game that both teams competing later here may be keeping on.

Next Five Games: vs. RFD 2/23, @ SYR 2/24, vs. HER 2/25, @ GR 3/2, @ RFD 3/3

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