Category Archives: AHL

CRAWFORD: SKAPSKI LEADS HARTFORD IN SHOOTOUT WIN

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133      VERSUS      Albany Devils

Hartford Wolf Pack 4, Albany Devils 3 (SO)

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

Albany, NY, November 26, 2014 – Mackenzie Skapski made 36 saves, including one on a penalty shot in overtime, and went 3-for-3 in the shootout, as the Hartford Wolf Pack pulled out a 4-3 shootout win over the Albany Devils Wednesday night at the Times-Union Center.

The Wolf Pack led 3-1 in the third period, but a pair of Joe Whitney goals, the second with only 1:58 left, tied the game for Albany.

Danny Kristo scored in regulation for the Wolf Pack, and also had the only goal of the shootout.  The Wolf Pack also got goals from Justin Vaive and Joey Crabb.  Chris Bourque had two assists.  Darcy Zajac scored the other Albany goal, and Raman Hrabarenka had two assists.  Continue reading

FUEHRING: COMEBACK FALLS SHORT FOR ROADIES

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COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN 4-2 LOSS TO WHEELING

Nailers defeat Road Warriors in first of five meetings this season

 

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Wheeling, WV The Greenville Road Warriors (10-8-0-0), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, did their best to claw back from a three-goal deficit, but fell short on Wednesday as the Wheeling Nailers (8-6-0-0) took a 4-2 decision at the WesBanco Arena.

The Nailers wasted no time in grabbing the game’s first goal as David Gilbert scored his fifth of the season just 34 seconds in. From the right side, Gilbert grabbed the puck and fired a shot from the circle that beat Jeff Malcolm glove side.  Continue reading

CANTLON’S CORNER: A THANKSGIVING APPETIZER

gerry-150x130BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

ROSTER CHANGES 

The weekly Hartford Wolf Pack roster cha-cha-cha continues. Back to the Gwinnett Gladiators (ECHL) heads good guy defenseman, Bretton Stamler, while the Wolf Pack’s ECHL affiliates, the Greenville ROad Warriors receive forward Chris McCarthy. Making the return trip back to Hartford from Greenville is defenseman Steve Spinnell who’s played in three games for the Wolf Pack. Spinnell has no points and 11 PM  and a minus-1. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK MAKE MORE ROSTER MOVES

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133WOLF PACK ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES

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Spinell Returns from Greenville, McCarthy to Greenville, Stamler Released from PTO

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, November 25, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced three Wolf Pack roster transactions.

The Wolf Pack has recalled defenseman Steve Spinell from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, and has released blueliner Bretton Stamler from his Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.  Additionally, the parent New York Rangers have reassigned forward Chris McCarthy from the Wolf Pack to Greenville.  Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK SIGN VETERAN D TALLINDER

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133WOLF PACK SIGN DEFENSEMAN HENRIK TALLINDER TO PTO

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14th-yr Pro has Played in 678 Career NHL Games 

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, November 25, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have signed defenseman Henrik Tallinder to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.

Tallinder, 35, has skated in 678 NHL games with the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils in a thirteen-year North American pro career.  Last season the 6-4, 209-pound Stockholm, Sweden native suited up in 64 games for Buffalo, contributing two goals and six assists for eight points and logging 34 penalty minutes. Continue reading

FUEHRING: WARRIORS MAKES MOVES WITH WOLF PACK

alan-fuehringWARRIORS GET MCCARTHY FROM HFD

Greenville returns Spinell to WP; Santana released

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

Wheeling, WV The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced winger Chris McCarthy has been assigned to Greenville from Hartford, while defenseman Steve Spinell has been recalled the Wolf Pack. In addition, forward Ryan Santana has been released.

A second-year pro, McCarthy played eight games with the Road Warriors earlier this season before his call-up to Hartford on November 13th. In eight games, the 23-year old earned six points (2g, 4a), four penalty minutes and a +2 rating. He also recorded one goal in five games with the Wolf Pack this season.  Continue reading

CRAWFORD: WOLF PACK WEEKLY: November 24-30, 2014

bob-crawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

The Wolf Pack (9-7-2-0, 20 pts.) snapped an 0-4-1-0 drought Saturday at the XL Center, with a 2-1 overtime win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.  Mat Bodie’s second career pro goal was his second game-winner, scored with 60 seconds remaining in 3-on-3 OT.  That  was after the Pack dropped a 5-4 decision to the Syracuse Crunch Wednesday at home, despite Conor Allen’s goal and two assists (his first career pro three-point game), and fell 4-1 in Providence on Friday night. Continue reading