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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Wolf Pack brought a lead into the third period and held on to win a tight 3-2 decision over the visiting Albany Devils in a rare Thursday night contest at the XL Center.

The Wolf Pack record improves to 13-9-2-1 (29 points) are moves them into sole possession of third place in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference ahead of Albany who’s record dropped to 12-8-1-4 (27 points) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, (also 27 points). Albany falls to the bottom of the division as they’ve played one more game than Bridgeport has. The Wolf Pack trail the second place Syracuse Crunch (14-7-3-0) by two points. Continue reading


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BY: Zack Grenier, Hartford Wolf Pack

Hartford, CT, December 11, 2014 – Chris Bourque scored two goals, and Justin Vaive had a goal and an assist, Thursday night at the XL Center, to lead the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 3-2 victory over the Albany Devils.

Marek Hrivik had two assists for Hartford, and Cedrick Desjardins made 32 saves.  Reid Boucher and Rod Pelley scored the Devil goals, and Eric Baier had two assists.  Continue reading


hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133WOLF PACK ON-LINE MEDIA GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE

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Housed at www.hartfordwolfpack.com

 BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, December 10, 2014:  Global Spectrum, operators of the XL Center and Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced the posting of a new Wolf Pack on-line media guide.

The guide can be accessed on the Wolf Pack’s official website, HartfordWolfPack.com, by selecting the “Team” tab and clicking on “Media Guide”.  The new on-line publication contains 155 pages of Wolf Pack player information, photos, statistics, history and records, encompassing the entire 18-year history of the franchise.

The Wolf Pack’s next action is a home game tomorrow night, Thursday, December 11, a 7:00 PM contest against the Albany Devils.  That is “Throwback Thursday”, as the Wolf Pack throws back prices on a number of popular concession items.  Hot dogs, popcorn, nachos and soda are all on sale Thursday for only $2 each.  Also, Thursday is the next opportunity for fans to take advantage of the Wolf Pack’s “Click It or Ticket Family Value Packs”, which include two tickets, two sodas and two hot dogs, all for only $35.

Tickets for all 2014-15 Wolf Pack home games are now on sale at the XL Center ticket office, on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com and by phone at (877) 522-8499.  Wolf Pack tickets start as low as $12 for youth 12 years old or younger.

To speak with a Wolf Pack representative about season or group tickets, or any of the Wolf Pack’s many ticketing options, call (855) 762-6451, or click here to request more info.

CRAWFORD: WOLF PACK WEEKLY: December 8-14, 2014

bob-crawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

The Wolf Pack (12-9-2-1, 27 pts.) grabbed a share of third place in the Northeast Division this past week, by collecting three out of a possible six points in a three-game weekend.  The stretch started with a wild game in Syracuse Friday night, with the Wolf Pack giving up five goals in the first period before storming back to climb to within one goal, and ultimately losing 6-5.  Chris Bourque and Danny Kristo had a goal and an assist each in that game.  On Saturday at home vs. Springfield, the Wolf Pack battled the red-hot Falcons to a standoff, but could never beat Falcon goaltender Anton Forsberg in what became a 1-0 shootout loss.  Cedrick Desjardins earned his first Wolf Pack shutout in that one, making 31 saves.  The Pack finished the weekend on a high note at home Sunday, downing the Binghamton Senators 4-2.  That victory was buoyed by a team season-high 45 saves by Mackenzie Skapski, two goals from Danny Kristo, and Chris Bourque’s goal and two assists. Continue reading


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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


hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133WOLF PACK HOLIDAY PACKS NOW AVAILABLE
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Three Different Packages on Sale, Perfect for Holiday Gifts

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, November 11, 2014: Global Spectrum, operators of the XL Center and Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced the availability of three separate Wolf Pack “Holiday Packs”, perfect stocking stuffers for any hockey fan.

All three packages include a Wolf Pack autographed item, Wolf Pack ticket vouchers that can be exchanged for tickets to any Pack home game, and a Dunkin’ Donuts gift card.

The first option, the “Biscuit” package, features a Wolf Pack puck signed by a 2014-15 Pack player, four Blue-Level Wolf Pack ticket vouchers and a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card. The Biscuit package is priced at $59.

The second package, priced at $109, is the “Bucket” package. That deal includes Wolf Pack mini-helmet, autographed by a Wolf Pack player, six Blue-Level ticket vouchers and a $10 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card.

For the price of $149, fans can purchase the biggest and best gift, which is the “Twig” package. This package includes a Wolf Pack goalie stick signed by the entire 2014-15 team, eight Blue-Level vouchers and a $10 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card. Only a limited number of sticks are available, so those interested in the Twig package are encouraged to act now.

All of the Wolf Pack’s Holiday Packs can be ordered on-line, through the Wolf Pack’s official website at www.hartfordwolfpack.com, and by phone through the Wolf Pack ticket office at (855) 762-6451. The goalie sticks cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the XL Center, but shipping is available for the Biscuit and Bucket packages.

WOLF PACK WEEKLY: November 10-16, 2014

bob-crawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

The Wolf Pack (8-3-1-0, 17 pts.) won two of their three games this past week, to move into a tie for tops in the Eastern Conference.  In the Wolf Pack’s “school day special”, morning-start game at the XL Center Wednesday, the Pack grabbed their first victory over the Albany Devils in three tries on the season, 3-1, on the strength of third-period power-play goals by Ryan Haggerty and Oscar Lindberg.  Then, Ken Gernander’s club traveled down to Hershey for their first back-to-back road games of the season, and split a pair of contests with the Bears.  The Wolf Pack led 2-0 Saturday, after Lindberg and J.T. Miller scored, but Hershey roared back with four goals in the last 9:53 of the third period and handed the Pack a 4-2 defeat.  Hartford turned the tables in Sunday’s rematch, though, battling back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to post a 3-2 victory, with Lindberg’s second goal of the game early in the third period providing the winning margin

This week:

The Wolf Pack have three games upcoming this weekend, two of them at home.   This season’s Battle of Connecticut between the Wolf Pack and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers begins with a home-and-home series, Friday night at the XL Center and Saturday evening in Bridgeport, with both games facing off at 7:00 PM.  The Pack are then back on home ice on Sunday, for a 3:00 PM game vs. the Manchester Monarchs. Continue reading