Chirps from Center Ice

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

GAMEDAY @ Hershey 2/20

Who: Hershey Bears

Where: Giant Center

When: 1:00 p.m.

Last Game: Last Saturday up in Syracuse, the Pens won a wild one 5-4. Chase Berger and Kyle Olson had a goal and an assist each, Emil Larmi stopped 29 shots. For Hershey, the Bears were in Newark, NJ playing the Binghamton Devils on Wednesday and won 2-1. Damien Riat had the go ahead goal halfway through the third for the Bears and Ilya Samsonov turned away 22 shots. The Bears had 43 total shots in the contest.

Last Meeting: Thursday, February 11 in Wilkes-Barre the Pens lost 3-2. Tied contest heading into the third period, the Pens take three penalties and the Bears cash on one of them and win.

Record: For WBS: 1-1-1-0 (3 pts.) — For HER: 2-0-2-0 (6 pts.)

Referees: Jordan Deckard / Mike Dietrich

Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Michael Magee

Why You Should Care: If the last meeting between these two and the last game Hershey played is any indication, expect another tight contest this afternoon in Hershey. Pens have to stay disciplined against Hershey if they want to win.

Listen: Nick Hart on the call on WILK.

Watch: AHLTV

Next Five Games: vs. HER 2/24, vs. LV 2/26, @ LV 2/27, vs. SYR 3/3, @ BNG 3/6

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