Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Lehigh Valley 1/31


Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: last Saturday in Charlotte, the Penguins got a big goal late by Thomas DiPauli and beat the Charlotte Checkers 4-2. Emil Larmi made 24 saves to pick up the win in goal. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms lost in Hartford 4-2. The Phantoms have only won four road games all season.

Last Meeting: December 27 at home, the Penguins won 4-2. Anthony Angello had a hat trick, Andrew Agozzino had three assists. Both players were recalled to Pittsburgh on Thursday.

Record: For WBS: 22-16-3-4 (51 pts., 6th place Atlantic Division) // For LV: 18-21-1-5 (42 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Jim Curtin / Sean MacFarlane

Linesmen: Ben O’Quinn / Patrick Dapuzzo

Why You Should Care: Penguins need to keep the run going they had where they picked up 9 of 12 points on the road since they were last home against a Phantoms team who have only won four games on the road all season to stay on Charlotte and Springfield for the final playoff spot in the Atlantic.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Promotion(s): It’s another EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY when the Hershey Bears 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. Fans can also enjoy a free post game concert from A Proud Monkey, the premier Dave Matthews Band Tribute. Admission to the post game concert is included with the price of the ticket.  Add a special Ice Access pass for just $10 to experience the show from the floor.*

Other Game to Watch: Charlotte visits Toronto in an Eastern Conference Finals rematch from last season.

Next Five Games: vs. BRI 2/1, vs. BNG 2/5, vs. HER 2/7, vs. LV 2/8, @ HFD 2/12

* – promo information credit to

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