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Includes Local Games at Champions Skating Center, Trinity College and Quinnipiac University
BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack
HARTFORD, August 22, 2014: Global Spectrum, operators of the XL Center and Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced the 2014-15 Wolf Pack preseason schedule.
The Wolf Pack will play a total of four preseason contests, with three of the four being home games in local venues. The slate begins with a battle against the Albany Devils Wednesday, October 1 at Champions Skating Center, located at 6 Progress Dr. in Cromwell, CT. Face-off for the exhibition opener is 7:00 PM and admission is $5. Admission proceeds will go to acquiring ice skates for use at the wintertime outdoor skating rink in Hartford’s Bushnell Park. Also, Champions Skating Center will be accepting donations of used skates of all sizes for the outdoor rink.
The next night, Thursday, October 2, the Wolf Pack will host the Worcester Sharks at the TD Bank Sports Center at Quinnipiac University, with faceoff at 7:00. The TD Bank Sports Center is located at 275 Mt. Carmel Ave. in Hamden, CT, and tickets for the October 2 game are available through the TD Bank Sports Center ticket office, as well as by phone at (203) 582-3905. The on-line address to purchase tickets is QuinnipiacBobcats.com. Proceeds from the game will benefit Gaylord Specialty Healthcare of Wallingford, CT.
The Wolf Pack and the Sharks will meet again Saturday, October 4, in the last of the Pack’s three home preseason tilts. That game will take place at Trinity College’s Koeppel Community Sports Center, facing off at 7:00. Donations will be accepted at the door in lieu of an admission charge, BENEFITING the Ryan Gordon/Hartford Wolf Pack Community Scholars Fund. The fund memorializes young fan Ryan Gordon, who passed away in 2006 and asked that a portion of the monies set aside for his college education be donated to the Hartford Wolf Pack Community Foundation. Suggested donation is $5 per person.
The Wolf Pack then wraps up its preseason slate with its lone road game, a 3:00 contest at the MassMutual Center in Springfield vs. the Falcons Sunday, October 5.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Date Opponent Venue Faceoff
Wed. Oct. 1 ALBANY CHAMPIONS SKATING CTR, CROMWELL, CT 7:00
Thu. Oct. 2 WORCESTER TD BANK SPORTS CENTER, QUINNIPIAC UNIV 7:00
Sat. Oct. 4 WORCESTER KOEPPEL COMM. SPORTS CTR, TRINITY COLLEGE 7:00
Sun. Oct. 5 at Springf’ld MassMutual Center 3:00
The Wolf Pack will open the home portion of their 2014-15 AHL regular season Saturday, October 18 at the XL Center. 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.