Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Hartford 2/17

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Who: Hartford Wolf Pack

Where: XL Center

When: 3:00 p.m.

Last Game: Last night against Utica, the Pens lost in overtime 3-2. Ryan Haggerty had a power play goal in the final minute of regulation which got the Penguins to overtime. For the Wolf Pack, they were in Bridgeport last night and also lost in overtime. Ryan Lindgren had two assists.

Last Meeting: November 10 in Hartford, the Pens won 4-1. Thomas DIPauli had a goal and two assists and Teddy Blueger had a goal and an assist as well. Anthony Peters stopped 31 of 32 in net for the Pens. Tim Getting scored the only goal for the Wolf Pack in the loss.

Record: For WBS: 24-21-5-2 (55 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For HFD: 21-25-4-3 (49 pts., 8th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Mathieu Menniti / Alex Normandin

Linesmen: Kyle Richetelle / Nick Briganti

Why You Should Care: Pens simply have to get two points in regulation or overtime today in Hartford by any means necessary to remain in contention in the Atlantic. It is that simple.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Other Game to Watch: Hershey and Lehigh Valley conclude their weekend home and home this afternoon in Allentown. Best outcome from a Penguin perspective remains a split, since both teams are at or near fourth place.

Next Five Games: vs. HER 2/22, vs. RFD 2/24, @ PRO 3/1, @ HFD 3/2, vs. LV 3/6

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