Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 3/13

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Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

 Where: PPL Center

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Saturday night at home against Syracuse, the Penguins won 4-3 in dramatic fashion. They tied the game late on a Jimmy Hayes power play goal which got the game to overtime where Sam Miletic scored the overtime game winning goal that gave the Pens the thrilling comeback win. For Lehigh Valley, they hosted the Charlotte Checkers Sunday and lost 4-0.

Last Meeting: Last Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 3-1. Adam Johnson scored the only goal for the Pens in the loss, and three Phantoms scored goals with Mikhail Vorobyev assisting on two of them. Alex Lyon got the win in net stopping 27 of 28 shots.

Record: For WBS: 28-23-6-3 (65 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 30-25-3-3 (66 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Chris Pontes / Terry Koharski

Linesmen: James Tobias / Ryan Knapp

Why You Should Care: Another important contest tonight for two teams out of the playoff picture at the moment. Expect another intense game between these two rivals. Penguins need to bring their best with them down the turnpike.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Other Game to Watch: Third place Hershey hosts Springfield tonight.

Next Five Games: vs. PRO 3/16, vs. TOR 3/17, @ HER 3/19, vs. LV 3/22, @ LV 3/23

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