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CANTLON: WOLF PACK FIND A WAY AGAIN, WIN 2-1 IN SHOOTOUT

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Special to Howlings

HARTFORD, CT - The season is down to just six short games for the Hartford Wolf Pack who were winners in a dramatic 2-1 shootout win over the Providence Bruins in front of 4,421 at the XL Center Saturday night.

The only two goals scored in the shootout were exact copies of one another.

T.J. Hensick scored the first. Hensick, a right handed shot and the fifth shooter for the Wolf Pack, raced in, put on the brakes and did some clever stick handling and fired a wrister that beat Bruins starting netminder, Malcolm Subban through the five hole. Continue reading

PACK WIN DRAMATIC SHOOTOUT OVER PBRUINS

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Hartford, CT, April 5, 2014Hartford Wolf Pack goaltender David LeNeveu had his shutout streak ended Saturday night at the XL Center against the Providence Bruins, but LeNeveu made 26 saves in regulation and overtime, and stopped five out of six in the shootout, as the Wolf Pack pulled out a 2-1 win.

“Every point is important right now, tonight we just had to bear down and make sure we got two instead of one,” LeNeveu said.  “It’s not about the streak or personal stats, it’s not about anything except for team points right now.  I’m just trying to go out there and make the next save and the next save after that.” Continue reading

PACK SIGN ST. LAWRENCE’S D-MAN, JUSTIN BAKER

Justin_Baker_5WOLF PACK SIGN DEFENSEMAN JUSTIN BAKER TO ATO

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St. Lawrence Product Tied for ECAC Lead in Goals by a D-man in 2013-14

 BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, April 3, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed defenseman Justin Baker to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.

Baker, a 6-2, 190-pound native of Toronto, just completed a four-year college career at St. Lawrence University (ECAC).  In 38 games this season, the 22-year-old tallied nine goals and added 24 assists for 33 points, while serving 32 minutes in penalties.  Those offensive numbers were good for a tie for the St. Lawrence team lead, and for the ECAC league lead, in goals among defensemen, and for the second-most points among team blueliners and third-most among league defensemen.  Overall on the Saints’ squad, Baker finished third in assists, tied for fourth in goals and fifth in points. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: FOR PACK, EVERY POINT MATTERS

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BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

Providence, RI, February 16, 2014Dov Grumet-Morris made 42 saves for the Hartford Wolf Pack Sunday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence, but shootout goals by Anthony Camara and Seth Griffith gave the Providence Bruins a 3-2 win.

The Wolf Pack, who were outshot 45-30 in the game, got goals in regulation from Micheal Haley and Ryan Bourque. Alexander Khokhlachev and Mike Moore scored for Providence, and Griffith had two assists. Continue reading

CANTLON: NOTHIN’ BRUIN FOR PACK IN LOSS TO P-TOWN

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Special to Howlings

HARTFORD, CT January 31, 2014 - Seth Griffith’s goal and two assists paced the Providence Bruins to a 6-4 win over the struggling Hartford Wolf Pack before the second best crowd of the season, 6,072, at the XL Center.

The Bruins have now outscored the Wolf Pack 20-9 in their three games this season, and the Wolf Pack have not been close in any of them. However Friday night they made it quite interesting in the third period. Continue reading

CANTLON’S CORNER: WEEKEND PREVIEW

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HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Wolf Pack will play two-games-in-two-nights thus completing a three-games in four-day stretch.

The Wolf Pack clearly have a mountain to climb to get in any position for the post season while they’re currently residing in last place in the entire AHL.

Heading into Friday’s meeting with the Providence Bruins, the Pack find themselves trailing the Hershey Bears by fifteen points for the last conference spot. The Bears are red hot and have posted an 8-2 record (50 points) over their last ten games. The Bruins also has 50 points, but they have three more losses and Hershey has three games in hand while sitting in the ninth spot. Continue reading

PACK SENT HOME BY P-BRUINS GOAL-LESS

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Providence, RI – October 10, 2013 - Alexander Khokhlachev had two goals and an assist, and Jared Knight added a goal and two assists, to lead the Providence Bruins to a 6-0 win over the Wolf Pack Sunday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence.

It was the Wolf Pack’ first shutout-against on the season, and their second straight loss to the Bruins, who defeated the Pack 8-5 on Friday night at the XL Center.

Providence starting goaltender Malcolm Subban made 14 saves, but had to share the shutout with Niklas Svedberg, after Subban and Wolf Pack relief goaltender Scott Stajcer were ejected for fighting as part of a third-period melee.

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