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CANTLON: PACK ON TRACK, TOPPLE TIGERS

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133      VERSUS      Bridgeport

BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Wolf Pack scored with a minute remaining in overtime, ending five game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the visiting Bridgeport Sound Tigers before a crowd of 4,055 fans at the XL Center Saturday night.

The win keeps the Pack above .500 at 9-7-2-0 with 20 points and they sit in fourth place. They trail Bridgeport by two points with the Sound Tigers holding a 10-5-1-1 who also have a game in hand over their interstate and franchise rivals.

The game winner came 57 seconds after the teams switched to the three-on-three format. The Pack were able to glide up the ice and Chris Bourque and J.T. Miller weaved their way into Sound Tigers territory. Miller slipped the puck over to defenseman Mat Bodie who buried it past Sound Tigers goaltender Kevin Poulin. For Bodie, it was his second goal and second game winner of the season. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK LOSE FIFTH STRAIGHT

bob-crawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

Providence Bruins 4, Hartford Wolf Pack 1

Providence, RI, November 21, 2014 – A two-goal, late-second period burst by the Providence Bruins made the difference Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence, as the Bruins defeated the Hartford Wolf Pack by a score of 4-1.

Jordan Caron and Matt Lindblad scored 1:44 apart late in the second, to break open a 1-1 game and send the Wolf Pack (8-7-2-0, 18 pts.) to their fifth straight defeat (0-4-1-0).  Continue reading

CANTLON: HARTFORD CRUNCHED 5-4

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133      VERSUS      Syracuse

BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

HARTFORD, CT - The Syracuse Crunch extended the Hartford Wolf Pack losing streak to four straight with their 5-4 victory Wednesday night before , “crowd” of just 1,782, the eighth lowest regular season crowd in team history.

The Pack put up a valiant comeback effort from a 4-2 deficit to tie the game, but a weak defensive zone play led to the game winning goal.

Philip Paradis was able to redirect Luke Witkowski’s shot form the right point, despite Dylan McIlrath being right on top of him, from nearly 25 feet out. The shot caught Pack goaltender, Mackenzie Skapski, off-guard who was reacting to Witkowski’s original shot. The redirected shot cleared Skapski vis his open stickside at the four minute mark. Continue reading

GRENIER: 4-GOAL FIRST DOOMS PACK

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133BY: Zachary Grenier, Hartford Wolf Pack

Hartford, CT, November 19, 2014 – The Hartford Wolf Pack were unable to recover from a Syracuse Crunch four-goal first period Wednesday night at the XL Center and lost, 5-4.

Mike Angelidis and Yanni Gourde led the way for the Crunch with two goals each on the night.  Tanner Richard tallied two assists in the Crunch victory as well.  Conor Allen had a team high three points on the night for Hartford, with a goal and two assists.  Justin Vaive also gave the Pack a goal and an assist in the loss.  Continue reading

CANTLON: PACK DROP THIRD STRAIGHT

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133      VERSUS      Manchester

BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

HARTFORD, CT – Brian O’Neill scored 5:57 into overtime lifting the Manchester Monarchs to a 4-3 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack. For the Monarchs, the win extended their winning streak to five straight and sent the Pack to their third consecutive loss (0-2-1). The Pack did manage to pick up a point for the overtime loss.

At 10-4-0, the Monarchs have 20 points and sit atop the Atlantic Division. The loss sends the Wolf Pack record to 8-6-1-0 which drops them into last place in the Northeast Division after the Springfield Falcons beat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 5-3. The Pack are now tied with the Albany Devils at the bottom of the division after leading it coming into the weekend, the then three consecutive losses early in the season can do that. Continue reading

CANTLON: PENALTIES CRUSH WOLF PACK IN BRIDGEPORT

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

BRIDGEPORT, CT - The Bridgeport Sound Tigers took advantage of the Hartford Wolf Pack’s inability to stay out of the penalty box scoring three times on the power play to beat their interstate rivals, 5-2, completing the sweep of the home-and-home games at the Webster Bank Arena Saturday night.

Bridgeport (10-3-0-1) has 21 points and sit in first place in the Northeast Division. Having dropped two games in a row, the Wolf Pack (8-5-1-0) drop to fourth place with a battle against the Manchester Monarchs Sunday afternoon at 3pm at the XL Center. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: HOME-AND-HOME IS LOSS-AND-LOSS FOR WOLF PACK

bob-crawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

Bridgeport, CT, November 15, 2014 – Defenseman Ryan Pulock scored a pair of power-play goals Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena, to lead the Bridgeport Sound Tigers to a 5-2 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack and a sweep of a home-and-home series between the AHL’s two Connecticut teams.

In the first meeting between the two clubs, Friday night in Hartford, the Sound Tigers rolled to a 6-1 win.

Chris Langkow also scored for Bridgeport, Mike Halmo had the game-winner, and Colin McDonald added an empty-net goal.  Kael Mouillierat and Aaron Ness had two assists apiece.  Chris McCarthy and Danny Kristo scored for the Wolf Pack. Continue reading