Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Providence 3/1

Who: Providence Bruins

Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Sunday at home against Rockford, the Penguins won 4-1. Jimmy Hayes scored twice and Tristan Jarry stopped 33 shots. For Providence, the Bruins hosted Hartford on Sunday and lost 4-1. Gemel Smith had the only goal for Providence in the loss.

Last Meeting: November 25 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 4-2. Ex-Penguins Will O’Neill assisted on both Penguins goals and four different Bruins scored on Anthony Peters, who stopped 15 of 18 shots.

Record: For WBS: 26-22-5-2 (59 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For PRO: 28-20-7-1 (64 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Troy Paterson / Alex Ross

Linesmen: Kevin Keenan / Todd Whittemore

Why You Should Care: Big game tonight for both teams as a fourteen game month of March begins for the Penguins. A win puts heat on the Bruins for the fourth spot they currently occupy while a loss starts a busy March on a bad note with already a lot of work to do.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Other Game to Watch: Fifth place Lehigh Valley heads to Syracuse for a date with the Crunch.

Next Five Games: @ HFD 3/2, vs. LV 3/6, vs. HFD 3/8, vs. SYR 3/9, @ LV 3/13

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