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FUEHRING: ESCOBEDO RETURNS TO GREENVILLE

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Defenseman played two games with AHL Hartford during his latest call-up

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors 

Wheeling, WVThe Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced defenseman Sean Escobedo has been returned from loan to Hartford. He is expected to play tonight against Wheeling.

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In his first season with the Road Warriors, Escobedo has recorded 15 points (3g, 12a), 32 penalty minutes and ranks third on the team with a +16 rating in 44 contests. In addition, the 24-year old has produced six points (1g, 5a) in his last five ECHL games, including his first career three-point performance (1g, 2a) on February 14th against Evansville.  Continue reading

CANTLON: PACK GROUND FALCONS IN OT AGAIN

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Oscar Lindberg’s goal 33 seconds into overtime gave the Hartford Wolf Pack another come-from-behind victor as they knocked off the Springfield Falcons 3-2 and stunned many of the 3,057 at the MassMutual Center Friday night.

Lindberg scored after being parked in the right wing circle and one-timing a Mat Bodie’s cross-ice pass. The goal was Lindberg’s second of the game and fifteenth of the season. The win was the Wolf Pack’s fourth straight win over the Falcons and the second come-from-behind overtime win in Springfield.

“That was a great pass from Bodie,” Lindberg said. “I just tried to get it away as quick as a I could.”

The game winner was Lindberg’s third of the season. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK WIN MAKES THEM 4th IN CONFERENCE

Hartford Wolf Pack      VERSUS       Albany

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

Albany, NY, February 15, 2015Chris Mueller’s goal with 3:47 left in the third period broke a 3-3 tie Sunday at the Times-Union Center, and gave the Hartford Wolf Pack a 4-3 win over the Albany Devils and a sweep of a home-and-home series between the two clubs.

The Wolf Pack won the front end of the home-and-home, 5-2, Saturday night at the XL Center, scoring three times late in the third period of another tie game.

Albany battled back from a 3-1 deficit Sunday, deadlocking the game on a Mike Sislo goal, his second of the game, at 10:57 of the third.  Mueller, though, responded with his eighth of the season, and fourth in the last three games, taking a feed from Ryan Bourque and wiring a shot past the stick side of Albany goaltender Scott Wedgewood. Continue reading

BELL: PACK USE HUGE 3RD PERIOD TO EXORCISE DEVILS FROM XL CENTER

Hartford Wolf Pack      VERSUS      Albany Devils

BY: George Bell, Hartford Wolf Pack

Hartford, CT, February 14, 2015 – The Hartford Wolf Pack broke a 2-2 tie with three late-third period goals Saturday night at the XL Center, defeating the Albany Devils by a score of 5-2, in the front end of a home-and-home series between the two clubs.

Danny Kristo and Chris Mueller both scored twice for the Wolf Pack, and Tyler Brown scored the game-winning goal and added an assist.  Former Yale Eli Jeff Malcolm made 29 saves in the Wolf Pack net, to improve to 2-0-0 in AHL action on the year.  Mike Sislo (power play) and Rod Pelley (shorthanded) scored first-period goals for the Devils, who got 27 saves from Scott Clemmensen. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK DROPS BOTH GAMES IN ST. JOHN’S

Hartford Wolf Pack      VERSUS      St. Johns IceCaps

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

St. John’s, Newfoundland, February 11, 2015Chris Bourque had a goal and two assists for the Hartford Wolf Pack Wednesday night at Mile One Centre, but the St. John’s IceCaps recovered from a 4-2 third-period deficit for a 5-4 shootout win, in the second of back-to-back games between the two clubs.

St. John’s won the opener of the two-game series 3-0 on Tuesday night.

Chris Mueller had a goal and an assist for the Wolf Pack, and Ryan Haggerty and Justin Vaive also scored.  Yann Danis made 31 saves.  John Albert had a goal and an assist for St. John’s, which also got three assists from Will O’Neill.  Kyle MacKinnon and J.C. Lipon scored IceCap shootout goals and Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves.  Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK SHUT OUT IN ST. JOHN’S

Hartford Wolf Pack      VERSUS     St. Johns IceCaps

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

St. John’s, Newfoundland, February 10, 2015 – St. John’s IceCaps goaltender Connor Hellebuyck stopped 21 Hartford Wolf Pack shots, for his second straight shutout, Tuesday night at Mile One Centre, as the IceCaps blanked the Wolf Pack 3-0, in the first of back-to-back games between the two clubs.

Hellebuyck had also shut out the Portland Pirates, 1-0, in St. John’s’ previous outing Saturday night.

Kyle MacKinnon had a hand in all three St. John’s goals, scoring a third-period empty-netter and assisting on the other two, and Blair Riley and Keaton Ellerby also scored.  Yann Danis made 20 saves in the Wolf Pack net. Continue reading

CANTLON’S CORNER: EXCLUSIVE FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEW WITH JIM SCHOENFELD

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

This past Saturday night (2/7) in Bridgeport Cantlon’s Corner had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Hartford Wolf Pack GM, Jim Schoenfeld and discuss all things concerning the New York Rangers’ AHL affiliates.

Cantlon: “The team has done well in the first half. They’re in second place in their division as of now and closing in on first.”

Schoenfeld: “The team has shown steady improvement. Some individuals have taken significant steps to being quality American League players and hopefully eventually to the NHL.” Continue reading