Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: @ Texas 1/15

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Who: Texas Stars

Where: H-E-B Center at Cedar Park

When: 8:00 p.m.

Last Game: Saturday at home against the Hartford Wolf Pack, the Penguins won 3-0. Casey DeSmith had a 25 save shutout, his third clean sheet of the year. Kevin Roy scored his first with the Pens. For Texas, the Stars defeated the Toronto Marlies on Saturday and won 5-3. Stephen Johns had a goal and three assists after a long layoff from injury.

Last Meeting: December 7 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 5-3. Jason Robertson had a pair of first period of assists for the Stars, Landon Bow stopped 26 shots. David Warsofsky and Sam Miletic both had a goal and an assist in the loss.

Record: For WBS: 18-15-3-3 (42 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For TEX: 17-17-2-2 (38 pts., 5th place Central Division)

Referees: Jordan Deckard / Beau Halkidis

Linesmen: Fred Hudy / Aaron Schacht

Why You Should Care: Good opportunity for the Penguins to start this season long road trip off on the right foot with the way that they played Friday and Saturday tonight in Texas. The Stars should make for a good test, as they have won four in a row.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Other Game to Watch: Hershey and Charlotte play Game 2 in their midweek matchup in North Carolina. Last night, the Checkers got the better of the Bears by a 4-1 score.

Next Five Games: @ TEX 1/17, @ SA 1/18, @ SA 1/21, @ CHA 1/24, @ CHA 1/25

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