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CRAWFORD: WOLF PACK RETURN ALLAN MCPHERSON AND SPIRO GOULAKOS TO ECHL GREENVILLE

WOLF PACK RETURN ALLAN MCPHERSON AND SPIRO GOULAKOS TO ECHL GREENVILLE

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McPherson had Played in 28 Games with Hartford, Goulakos five

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, February 15, 2017:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has released forward Allan McPherson from his Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement, and has returned defenseman Spiro Goulakos on loan to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits.

McPherson, who had been with the Wolf Pack since December 5, skated in 28 games with Hartford, contributing one goal and three assists for four points and serving 14 minutes in penalties.  Prior to joining the Wolf Pack, the third-year pro out of Clarkson University had logged seven games with the Swamp Rabbits, producing one goal and three assists for four points and registering one minor penalty. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: WOLF PACK RELEASE TOMMY THOMPSON FROM PTO

WOLF PACK RELEASE TOMMY THOMPSON FROM PTO

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Played in one Game after Callup from ECHL Greenville

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, February 11, 2017:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has released forward Tommy Thompson from his Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.

Thompson appeared in one game with the Wolf Pack, making his AHL debut in last Saturday’s 4-2 home loss to Rochester after having joined the Wolf Pack earlier in the day.  In 40 games with the Wolf Pack’s ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, this year, the rookie out of St. Lawrence University has 14 goals and 13 assists for 27 points, along with 19 penalty minutes.

The Wolf Pack are in action tonight in Hershey, taking on the division-rival Bears in a 7:00 PM game.  All of the excitement of that battle can be heard live on News Radio 1410 WPOP, and on-line at www.newsradio1410.com and iHeartRadio.  Video streaming is available at www.ahllive.com.

The next Wolf Pack home game is Sunday, February 19, a 5:00 game vs. the Springfield Thunderbirds, and that is “Sonar Saves Pet Adoption Night”.  Fans can take a look at a number of Sonar’s lovable little friends who are in need of good homes with loving families.  February 19 is also another “Click It or Ticket Family Value Pack” game.  The Family Value Pack includes two tickets, two sodas and two hot dogs, all for just $40.

Tickets for all remaining Wolf Pack 2016-17 home games are on sale now at the Agera Energy Ticket Office at the XL Center, on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com and by phone at (877) 522-8499.

Season ticket information for the Wolf Pack’s 2016-17 AHL season can be found on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com.  To speak with a representative about all of the Wolf Pack’s many attractive ticketing options, call (855) 762-6451.

CRAWFORD: WOLF PACK SIGN FORWARD TOMMY THOMPSON TO PTO

WOLF PACK SIGN FORWARD TOMMY THOMPSON TO PTO

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St. Lawrence U. Product Leads Greenville ECHL Club in Goals

 BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, February 4, 2017:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed forward Tommy Thompson to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.

Thompson, 26, a rookie out of St. Lawrence University, has skated in 40 games with the Wolf Pack’s ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits this year.  The 6-1, 196-pound Londonderry, NH native leads the Swamp Rabbits in goals with 14, and also has 13 assists for 27 points, good for third on the team.

Last season, Thompson played in eight games with Greenville following the conclusion of his Senior season at St. Lawrence, registering two goals and four penalty minutes.  In 37 games with St. Lawrence in 2015-16, he had nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points, plus 22 PIM.  Those totals tied him for fourth on the Saints’ team in goals and for fifth in points.

TOMMY THOMPSON’S AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL RECORD

The Wolf Pack are in action tonight at the XL Center, hosting the Rochester Americans in a 7:30 PM game.  The first 1,000 kids 14 years old or younger into the game will receive a free Wolf Pack youth jersey, compliments of KeyBank.

Tickets for all remaining Wolf Pack 2016-17 home games are on sale now at the Agera Energy Ticket Office at the XL Center, on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com and by phone at (877) 522-8499.

Season ticket information for the Wolf Pack’s 2016-17 AHL season can be found on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com.  To speak with a representative about all of the Wolf Pack’s many attractive ticketing options, call (855) 762-6451.

CRAWFORD: RAANTA RETURNS TO RANGERS, HELLBERG TO PACK, SKAPSKI TO RABBITS

WOLF PACK ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES

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Magnus Hellberg Returned by Rangers, Mackenzie Skapski Reassigned to Greenville

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, January 26, 2017:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have returned goaltender Magnus Hellberg to the Wolf Pack and that the Rangers have reassigned netminder Mackenzie Skapski from the Wolf Pack to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits.

Hellberg appeared in one game with the Rangers following his recall on January 16. He stopped all four shots he faced while making his 2016-17 season debut with the Rangers on January 17 vs. Dallas. The 6-6, 209-pounder has appeared in 25 games with the Wolf Pack this season, posting a 10-9-4 record, along with a 2.91 goals-against average and a 90.5% save percentage.

Skapski, who had joined the Wolf Pack January 17, is 1-6-0 in eight AHL appearances this season, with a 4.66 GAA and an 85.2% save percentage.  In 17 ECHL games with the Swamp Rabbits, the third-year pro out of the Western Hockey League is 8-7-0, with a 3.06 GAA, a 90.2% save percentage and one shutout.

The Wolf Pack’s next game is tomorrow night, Friday, January 27, when they travel to Bridgeport to take on the Sound Tigers.  Faceoff is 7:00 PM and all of the action can be heard live on News Radio 1410 WPOP, and on-line at newsradio1410.com and iHeartRadio.  Video streaming is available at ahllive.com.

The next Wolf Pack home game is this Saturday, January 28, a 7:00 game vs. the Providence Bruins.  The first 2,000 fans will receive a 2016-17 Wolf Pack team trading card set, and it’s also “Stick it to Cancer” night, sponsored by Jefferson Radiology.  The Wolf Pack will wear special Stick it to Cancer jerseys, which will be auctioned off, with proceeds benefitting cancer charities.

Tickets for all Wolf Pack 2016-17 home games are on sale now at the Agera Energy Ticket Office at the XL Center, on-line at hartfordwolfpack.com and by phone at (877) 522-8499.

Season ticket information for the Wolf Pack’s 2016-17 AHL season can be found on-line at hartfordwolfpack.com.  To speak with a representative about all of the Wolf Pack’s many attractive ticketing options, call (855) 762-6451.