Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 12/27


Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last Saturday in Bridgeport, the Penguins were shutout 3-0. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms were defeated last Sunday in Charlotte 4-2. Greg Carey and Tyler Wotherspoon scored for the Phantoms.

Last Meeting: November 29 in Allentown, the Penguins lost 6-5 in overtime. The Penguins scored four goals in the third period to force overtime before TJ Brennan for Lehigh Valley scored in overtime.

Record: For WBS: 15-12-3-1 (34 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 12-13-1-4 (29 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Reid Anderson / Patrick Hanrahan

Linesmen: Patrick Dapuzzo / Tom DellaFranco

Why You Should Care: Two teams who, at Christmas can’t be happy with their way that their seasons have gone to this point in Wilkes-Barre meet tonight. What will it be this time? Lehigh Valley’s plague of inconsistency or the Penguins inability to scratch any offense onto the scoreboard?

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Promotion(s): EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY / VIDEO GAME NIGHT — It’s another EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms visit the Mohegan Sun Arena.  Lower bowl tickets are available for just $15, grab select draft beers for just $2 from 6:00-7:30pm, and enjoy post game autographs from a pair of Penguins players.*

Other Game to Watch: Hershey, winners of eight straight, visit Utica tonight. The Comets have a three game win streak.

Next Five Games: @ HER 12/28, vs. SPR 12/31, vs. HER 1/3, vs. SPR 1/4, vs. CHA 1/8

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