Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 3/22

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Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

 Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Tuesday in Hershey, the Pens lost 1-0 in overtime. Tristan Jarry stopped 38 shots. For Lehigh Valley, they hosted Toronto on Saturday and won 4-3. Chris Conner scored with under a second left to play in regulation to give the Phantoms the full two points.

Last Meeting: March 13 in Allentown, the Pens won 4-1. Jimmy Hayes had a hat trick.

Record: For WBS: 30-24-7-3 (70 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 31-27-3-3 (68 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Kenny Anderson / Stephen Reneau

Linesmen: Tyler Loftus / Tom DellaFranco

Why You Should Care: Very important game tonight for both teams who see the other as a chance to get into the playoff picture here late on in March due to the fact that the teams face off against each other again Saturday and after this twice more. Who wants it more becomes the question? Expect Tristan Jarry in goal tonight, making his twelves straight start.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Promotion(s): EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY /  BAYARD PRINTING – TIMES TRIBUNE & CITIZENS VOICE TEAM PHOTO — Enjoy great hockey at a great price with $14 lower bowl tickets, courtesy of our friends at Eyewitness News. Fans ages 21 and over can enjoy select draft beers for just $2 from 6-7:30pm.  And everyone is invited to stick around after the game for our Citizens Voice / Scranton Times Tribune postgame autograph session, featuring a pair of Penguins players. All fans in attendance can take home a 2018-19 Penguins team photo, courtesy of Bayard Printing, the Times Tribune & Citizens Voice.*

Other Game to Watch: Both teams will be interested in the Providence Bruins, who play host to the Belleville Senators tonight.

Next Five Games: @ LV 3/23, vs. SPR 3/24, vs. PRO 3/27, vs. SPR 3/30, vs. BRI 4/2

* – promo information credit to wbspenguins.com/promo-schedule

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