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RANGERS BLOW MULTIPLE 2-GOAL LEADS, THEN GAME. NOW TRAIL 0-2

  Game Summary                                     NYR: H. Lundqvist (L)  OTT: C. Anderson (W)   Event Summary

–        SHORT AND SWEET – The Blueshirts tied a single-game playoff franchise record by tallying two shorthanded goals in today’s game. Prior to today’s contest, the last time the Rangers recorded two shorthanded goals in one playoff game was in Game 7 of the Patrick Division Semifinals against New Jersey in 1992 (May 1, 1992, at MSG). As of the conclusion of today’s game, the Rangers lead the NHL in shorthanded goals in the 2017 Playoffs (three). The Rangers were 4-for-4 (6:50) on the penalty kill in today’s contest and didn’t allow a shot on goal against while shorthanded (the Blueshirts recorded three shots on goal while shorthanded in the game). Dating back to the regular season, New York has not allowed a power play goal against in nine of its last 13 games (35-for-40; 87.5%). Continue reading

CRAWFORD: AETNA AND WOLF PACK CONTINUE TO GROW “AETNA AMATEUR HOCKEY” PROGRAM

AETNA AND WOLF PACK CONTINUE TO GROW “AETNA AMATEUR HOCKEY” PROGRAM

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Nearly 100 teams and over 1500 skaters participated during 2016-17 season

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, April 20, 2017:  The 2016-17 Hartford Wolf Pack season featured another banner year for the Wolf Pack’s “Aetna Amateur Hockey” program.

Featuring opportunities for amateur hockey teams of all age levels, from six and seven-year-old Mites to adult-league squads, to play full-length games before and after Wolf Pack home games at the XL Center, the Aetna Amateur Hockey program brought 96 teams to the XL Center ice in 2016-17.  That means that more than 1,500 players had the chance to show their skills on the same ice surface where the Wolf Pack players strive to make their way to the National Hockey League. Continue reading

CANLTON’S CORNER: BRUCE LANDON OFFICIALLY RETIRES

CANTLON’S CORNER:

BRUCE Landon Officially Retires

BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

SPRINGFIELD, MA – You couldn’t have written a better ending to a great fair tale story.

Bruce Landon, the true face of Springfield hockey for the past 40 years, ended his career in the city to which he admits he owes everything to. Hartford also played a pivotal role in his planting roots over the border.

Almost with a sense of poetic justice in mind, the Thunderbirds and Wolf Pack close out the 2016-17 season at the same time as Landon closed his career as Springfield defeated Hartford, 5-1. Continue reading