Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hershey 10/17

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Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last Saturday in Cleveland, the Penguins scored three goals in the second period and beat the Cleveland Monsters 4-1. Anthony Peters was named first star of the game with 32 of 33 saves. For Hershey, the Bears are in the midst of a seven game road trip which started this weekend in the Midwest. They lost Sunday afternoon in Rockford 5-2. Tyler Lewington and Liam O’Brien scored goals for Hershey in the defeat,

Record: For WBS: 3-0-0-0 (6 pts., 3rd place Atlantic Division) // For HER: 0-5-0-0 (0 pts., 8th place Atlantic Division)

Referee(s): Olivier Gouin / Peter Schlittenhardt

Linesmen: Neil Frederickson / Scott Pomento

Why You Should Care: Penguins welcome in Hershey for a midweek game at home in Wilkes-Barre. Bears come in 0-5 still looking for their first win. They are the last team in the AHL to win a game, and will be looking to get in the win column against a Penguins team that had a pretty good weekend in Cleveland.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

Watch: AHLTV is new and improved and a lot cheaper.

Promotion(s): None.

Other Game to Watch: Hartford is up in Laval, QC tonight for a good early test between the 3-1-1 Wolf Pack and the 2-2 Rocket.

Next Five Games: @ LV 10/19, vs. LV 10/20, vs. HER 10/26, @ HER 10/27, vs. HFD 11/2

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