Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Utica 10/12


Who: Utica Comets

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: For the Penguins, they were in Allentown last night against the Phantoms and lost 4-1.  Stefan Noesen scored the only goal for the Penguins. For Utica, the Comets were last in action last Saturday when they opened their season on the road in Binghamton and won 4-3. Bingo scored two goals in the third and three goals on just 22 shots. Reid Boucher scored a pair of goals and assisted on another, Kole Lind had three assists.

Record: For WBS: 1-1-0-0 (2 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division) // For UTI: 1-0-0-0 (2 pts., 5h place North Division)

Referees: Olivier Gouin / Carter Sandlak

Linesmen: Jud Ritter / J.P. Waleski

Why You Should Care: Penguins had a very poor effort last night in Allentown. Utica comes in rested having not played last night. Expect a shakeup on defense for Wilkes-Barre as they host their opener in front of an amped up crowd.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

Watch: AHLTV is back for another season and better than ever.

Promotion(s): The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins open the home portion of their 2019-20 season with a matchup against the Utica Comets.  The first 5,000 fans will receive a 2019-20 magnetic schedule, courtesy of Geisinger.  It’s also a McDonald’s FAN-Tastic Night, with packages including a ticket to the game, a Penguins hat and McDonald’s meal voucher, starting at just $17.50*

Other Game to Watch: Lehigh Valley and Hershey renew old acquaintances tonight in Allentown for the first of twelve regular season meetings.

Next Five Games: @ HER 10/13, vs. BNG 10/16, @ BRI 10/19, @ BNG 10/23, vs. SA 10/25

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