Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Hartford 3/2

Who: Hartford Wolf Pack

Where: XL Center

When: 7:30 p.m.

Last Game: Last night in Providence, the Penguins won in a shootout 2-1. Ethan Prow scored a goal in regulation and Ben Sexton and Joseph Cramarossa scored in the shootout. For Hartford, the Wolf Pack were in Springfield and lost 5-1. Gabriel Fontaine scored the only goal for the Wolf Pack in the loss.

Last Meeting: February 17 in Hartford, the Penguins won 5-4 in overtime. The Wolf Pack scored three goals in the third to force overtime before Adam Johnson’s goal at 1:40 gave the Penguins the much needed two points and the victory.

Record: For WBS: 27-22-5-2 (61 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division) // For HFD: 23-27-6-3 (55 pts., 8th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Troy Paterson / Olivier Gouin

Linesmen: Glen Cooke / Luke Galvin

Why You Should Care: Another chance for the Penguins to pick up points against a Hartford team that is out of it and put up a terrible effort last night in Springfield.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Other Game to Watch: Providence heads to Springfield. Wilkes-Barre is four points off of the fourth place Bruins for the final playoff spot in the Atlantic.

Next Five Games: vs. LV 3/6, vs. HFD 3/8, vs. SYR 3/9, @ LV 3/13, vs. PRO 3/16

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