Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs Binghamton 4/7


Who: Binghamton Devils

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against Bridgeport, Daniel Sprong figured into every goal the Penguins scored, scoring one and assisting on two others. but Wilkes-Barre was handed a 4-3 loss by the Sound Tigers. For Binghamton, the Devils defeated the Syracuse Crunch at home 4-3 in a shootout. Nick Lappin had three assists in the contest.

Last Meeting: March 24 in Binghamton, the Penguins won 5-4 in a shootout. Andrey Pedan and Jarred Tinordi both had a goal and an assist each, Micheal Leighton stopped 37 of 41 to improve to 4-0 for the Penguins.

Record: For WBS: 41-22-6-2 (90 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) // For BNG: 24-36-7-4 (59 pts., 5th place North Division)

Referee(s): Reid Anderson / Jason Faist

Linesmen: Richard Jondo / Matt McNulty

Why You Should Care: Expect Michael Leighton in net for the Pens tonight as Wilkes-Barre plays it’s final regular season home game before concluding the 2017-18 season with four on the road. There is still some work to do as the Penguins need one point to cinch up a spot in the postseason. They are most likely turning to their veteran net minder to get them across the line.

Promotion(s): McDonald’s Fan Appreciation Night

Television: Tonights game will be broadcast locally on WBRE which is Channel 28 on my TV dial, I don’t know about yours.

Other Game to Watch: Providence travels to Bridgeport. A Bruins win will clinch the playoffs for the Penguins no matter what happens tonight with the Devils.

Remaining Games: @ BRI 4/8, @ SPR 4/13, @ LV 4/14, @ HER 4/15

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