Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Bridgeport 2/1


Who: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Last night at home against Lehigh Valley, the Penguins won 4-1. Jake Lucchini scored a pair of goals for the win and Casey DeSmith stopped 29 shots. For Bridgeport, the Sound Tigers hosted the Hershey Bears and lost 4-1. Kieffer Bellows scored the lone goal for Bridgeport in the loss.

Last Meeting: December 21 in Bridgeport, the Penguins were shutout 3-0. Jakub Skarek had a 30 save shutout. He is now in the ECHL playing with the Worcester Railers.

Record: For WBS: 23-16-3-4 (53 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division) // For BRI: 15-26-4-1 (35 pts., 8th place Atlantic Division)

Referees: Michael Markovic / Jeremy Tufts

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / J.P. Waleski

Why You Should Care: Another opportunity for Wilkes-Barre tonight to win against a bad opponent. Bridgeport has been bad this season and the Penguins must take advantage.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

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

Promotion(s): LED ZEPPELIN 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION — It’ll be a whole lotta fun as the Penguins celebrate the music of Rock and Roll hall of famers Led Zeppelin on Saturday, February 1.  Your admission to the game also includes a free post game concert featuring No Quarter – The Tribute To Zeppelin’s Legacy. 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: Springfield hosts Hartford in a very important divisional match up between these two teams.

Next Five Games: vs. BNG 2/5, vs. HER 2/7, vs. LV 2/8, @ HFD 2/12, @ PRO 2/14

* – promo information credit to

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