Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY: vs. Hershey 2/7



Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Last Game: Wednesday at home against Binghamton, the Penguins won 2-1. David Warsofsky score both goals for the Penguins on the power play. Casey DeSmith stopped 22 shots. For Hershey, the Bears were shutout Saturday at home 3-0 by the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Last Meeting: January 10 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 2-1 in a shootout. Jamie Devane scored for the Penguins and Dustin Tokarski stopped 18 shots in net. Shane Gersich scored the only goal in the shootout in the sixth round.

Record: For WBS: 24-16-3-5 (56 pts., 4th place Atlantic Division) // For HER: 28-15-2-3 (61 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division)  

Referees: Mitch Dunning / Chris Waterstradt

Linesmen: Ryan Knapp / Jud Ritter

Why You Should Care: Good opportunity for the Penguins to draw to three points of second place Hershey with a regulation win. Expect a tight contest, something that the Penguins over the course of the last two games are used to.

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 postgame autographs from a pair of Penguins players.*

Other Game to Watch: Hartford visits Charlotte for a pair of games this weekend in North Carolina.

Next Five Games: vs. LV 2/8, @ HFD 2/12, @ PRO 2/14, @ BRI 2/15, vs. HER 2/21

* – promo information credit to

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