Wolf Pack Sign Defenseman Brady Skjei to ATO

Apr 1, 2015

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Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed defenseman Brady Skjei (pronounced "SHAY") to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.

Skjei, who comes to the Wolf Pack after three years at the University of Minnesota, was selected by the parent New York Rangers in the first round (28th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.  The 6-3, 206-pound Lakeville, MN native helped lead the Gophers to a Big Ten championship this season, skating in 33 games and registering one goal and nine assists for ten points, along with a +7 rating and 32 penalty minutes.  His assist total, a collegiate career high, was good for a tie for third among team defensemen.

The 21-year-old Skjei logged 109 career games of action during his tenure with the University of Minnesota, totaling eight goals and 19 assists for 27 points, plus 76 PIM and a +33.

The Wolf Pack are back in action tonight in Wilkes-Barre, PA, battling the Penguins in a 7:05 PM game.  All of the action of that skirmish can be heard live on Fox Sports Radio 1410, and on-line at www.foxsportsradio1410.com and iHeartRadio.  Video streaming is available at www.ahllive.com.

The Wolf Pack’s next home game is this Friday, April 3, when the Syracuse Crunch invade the XL Center for a 7:00 game.  As at all Friday-night Wolf Pack games, fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs and $2 beers through the start of the second period.

Tickets for all remaining 2014-15 Wolf Pack home games are now on sale at the Agera Energy Ticket Office at the XL Center, on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com and by phone at (877) 522-8499.  Wolf Pack tickets start as low as $12 for youth 12 years old or younger.

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, or click here to request more info.

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