Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Bridgeport 12/16

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Who: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Where: Webster Bank Arena

When: 3:00 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against Lehigh Valley, the Pens won 5-2. Ryan Haggerty had a hat trick, Teddy Blueger and Sam Lafferty also scores shorthanded goals. For Bridgeport, the Sound Tigers hosted the Springfield Thunderbirds and won 5-3. Michale Del Colle scored two goals.

Last Meeting: Last Saturday in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 3-1. Teddy Blueger, Ethan Prow and Jeff Taylor scored for the Penguins. Anthony Peters stopped 21 of 22, getting beat by Otto Koivula only.

Record: For WBS: 14-10-3-1 (32 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division) // For BRI: 16-8-3-1 (36 pts., 2nd place North Division)

Referees: Peter Tarnaris / Peter Schlittenhardt

Linesmen: Nick Briganti / Brian Pincus

Why You Should Care: Sound Tigers have taken a point in their last 13 games at home. The Penguins sit four points behind Bridgeport coming into this afternoons affair. They can cut it to two with a solid effort like the one that carried them to a win last night against Lehigh Valley. Big test for both sides coming in this afternoon.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Other Game to Watch: Tucson visits Chicago as the class of the Pacific Division faces off against a very good Wolves team.

Next Five Games: vs. BRI 12/19, @ HER 12/21, @ SYR 12/22, vs. LV 12/26, vs. HER 12/28

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