Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 12/26

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Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Saturday in Syracuse, the Pens lost in overtime 4-3. J-S Dea and Garrett Wilson both had a goal and assist in the loss. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms beat the Bears in Hershey 6-1. Tyrell Goulbourne had two goals and an assist and Steven Swavely had three assists. Alex Lyon stopped 21 of 22 shots.

Last Meeting: December 15 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 5-2. Ryan Haggerty had a hat trick. The Penguins collected over 4,200 teddy bears on the teddy bear toss night.

Record: For WBS: 15-12-4-1 (35 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 17-9-1-2 (37 pts., 3rd place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Peter Schlittenhardt / Mike Dietrich

Linesmen: Ryan Knapp / Jud Ritter

Why You Should Care: Penguins are coming off a pretty rough weekend where they just collected one point in the two games that they played They have played better at home so let’s see how they come pout in the post-Christmas break tonight against the Phantoms. There is ground to be made up here tonight.

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: Chicago and Milwaukee match up in a battle of Central Division leaders. Both teams sit at 38 points.

Next Five Games: vs. HER 12/28, @ LV 12/29, @ BNG 12/31, vs. GR 1/4, vs. MIL 1/5

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