Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Providence 3/16

vs. 

Who: Providence Bruins

 Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Wednesday in Allentown, the Pens won 4-1. Jimmy Hayes had a hat trick, Tristan Jarry made 38 saves. For Providence, the Bruins were in Allentown last night and won 5-3. Lee Stempniak scored a pair of goals and Dan Vladar stopped just 19 of 22 shots.

Last Meeting: March 1 in Providence the Penguins won 2-1 in a shootout. Ethan Prow and Chris Breen scored third period goals and Joseph Cramarossa and Ben Sexton scored on their shootout attempts.

Record: For WBS: 28-23-6-3 (67 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division) // For PRO: 32-22-7-2 (73 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Mike Dietrich / Beau Halkidis

Linesmen: Jud Ritter / Patrick Hanrahan

Why You Should Care: Penguins need to approach this game tonight with playoff like intensity as Providence sits in the spot that the Penguins want to get to and advance to the postseason.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Promotion(s): ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION — It’s our annual celebration of all things Irish. We’ll be wearing special shamrock sweaters, which will be auctioned off during the game.  Plus enjoy live Irish entertainment throughout the game.*

Other Game to Watch: Tomorrow’s opponent, the Toronto Marlies, are in Allentown taking on the Phantoms.

Next Five Games: vs. TOR 3/17, @ HER 3/19, vs. LV 3/22, @ LV 3/23, vs. SPR 3/24

* – promotional information courtesy of wbspenguins.com/promo-schedule

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