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Forward Ahti Oksanen Signs with Pack

Aug 30, 2016

(Photo by Matt Dewkett, SB Nation)

Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed forward Ahti Oksanen to an AHL contract.

Oksanen, a 6-3, 215-pound native of Kirkkonummi, Finland, finished a four-year career at Boston University (Hockey East) in 2015-16.  The 23-year-old Oksanen led the Terrier squad in plus/minus this past season, with a +19, and finished second on the team in points and goals, totaling 15-21-36 in 39 games.

As a Junior in 2014-15, Oksanen helped lead B.U. to the NCAA “Frozen Four” championship game (a 4-3 loss to Providence College), scoring 25 goals and adding 13 assists for 38 points in 40 games.  Those totals were good for second among Terrier skaters, and second in Hockey East, in goals and a tie for fourth on the B.U. team in points.

In 150 career games in a Boston University uniform, Oksanen amassed totals of 51 goals and 64 assists for 115 points, along with 66 penalty minutes.

The Wolf Pack’s twentieth-anniversary 2016-17 season begins Friday, October 14 at the XL Center with the Wolf Pack’s home opener, a 7:15 PM contest vs. the St. John’s IceCaps.  A special discount package is available for the home opener, including one Red-level ticket to the October 14 game, as well as one complimentary Red-level ticket to an October, November or December Wolf Pack home game of the purchaser’s choice.  Plus, every package purchased will feature a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card.  The Opening Night package is priced at $30, and will is available for purchase through September 7.  The special package is available only through the Wolf Pack’s official website, www.hartfordwolfpack.com.

Wolf Pack 2016-17 single-game tickets will go on sale Tuesday, September 13 at 12:00 noon, 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.

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