Wolf Pack Sign Forward Chris McCarthy to ATO

Apr 2, 2014

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Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed forward Chris McCarthy to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.

McCarthy, who agreed to terms on an NHL contract with the parent New York Rangers yesterday, just completed his Senior season at the University of Vermont (Hockey East Association).  A 6-1, 205-pound native of Collegeville, PA, the 22-year-old McCarthy earned Second-Team Hockey East All-Star honors this season, notching 18 goals and 24 assists for 42 points, along with 12 penalty minutes, in 38 games.  McCarthy led the Catamounts in points and assists and finished second on the team in goals.

In 150 career games over five seasons (he was redshirted in 2011-12 after playing five games) at UVM, McCarthy totaled 46 goals and 68 assists for 114 points, as well as 69 penalty minutes.

The Wolf Pack’s next game is this Friday, April 4, when they travel to Manchester to face off against the Eastern Conference-leading Monarchs.  Faceoff is 7:00 PM, and all of the action of that battle 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 Saturday, April 5, a 7:00 PM contest vs. the Providence Bruins.  Tickets for all Wolf Pack 2013-14 home games are on sale now at the Public Power 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 representative about season or group tickets, call (855) 762-6451.