The Wolf Pack (23-27-0-6, 52 pts.) won three out of four games this past week, in their busiest week of the season so far. The Pack came back from a 3-0 first-period deficit Tuesday night in Lewiston, Maine, scoring the last four goals of the contest to down the Portland Pirates by a score of 4-3. The Wolf Pack then posted a 2-1 shootout win over the Hershey Bears Friday night at the XL Center, before building a 3-0 first-period advantage on the Pirates Saturday night at home, and holding on for a 4-3 victory. A four-game Wolf Pack win streak came to an end Sunday back up in Lewiston, with the Pack falling by a count of 5-1 to the Pirates. Dov Grumet-Morris was the winner in net in all three of Hartford’s victories during the week, stopping 76 out of the 79 shots he faced (1.09 GAA, 96.2% save percentage).
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The Wolf Pack have a three-game weekend on their schedule this week, including home games Friday night against the Springfield Falcons and Saturday night vs. the Albany Devils. Both of those games face off at 7:00 PM, and the Pack finish the weekend in Manchester on Sunday, visiting the AHL-leading Monarchs for a 3:00 game.
Friday, March 7 vs. the Springfield Falcons at the XL Center, 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 8 vs. the Albany Devils at the XL Center, 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 9 at the Manchester Monarchs (Verizon Wireless Arena), 3:00 PM
Wolf Pack Community Appearances:
The Wolf Pack have the following appearances scheduled this week. For further information on these, or any other Wolf Pack community initiatives, contact Wolf Pack community relations manager Frank Berrian, at (860) 541-4728:
J.T. Miller – recalled from the Wolf Pack by the New York Rangers February 25.
Kyle Jean – reassigned by the New York Rangers to the Wolf Pack from Greenville (ECHL) February 28.
All Wolf Pack practices at Champions Skating Center in Cromwell are open to the public. Schedule is subject to change.
Tue., March 4: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Champions Skating Center
Wed., March 5: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Champions Skating Center
Thurs., March 6: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, XL Center
Fri., March 7: 10:00 – 10:30 AM, XL Center (Game vs. Springfield)
Sat., March 8: 10:00 – 10:30 AM, XL Center (Game vs. Albany)
Sun., March 9: Game at Manchester
Mon., March 10: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, XL Center
The Wolf Pack’s new community support program, “Selfless Saturdays”, allows fans purchasing tickets for Saturday Wolf Pack home games to earmark a portion of their ticket purchase to be donated to one of five charities. Those beneficiaries are the Susan G. Komen Foundation, March of Dimes, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the You Can Play Project and the Police Activities League (PAL), a non-profit arm of the Hartford Police dedicated to helping underprivileged youth. When purchasing tickets for one of the Wolf Pack’s remaining Saturday games on-line, through the Wolf Pack’s official website, www.hartfordwolfpack.com, fans can enter a special promotional code. The particular code entered will direct the Wolf Pack to donate $2 from each ticket purchased to a specific one of the five charities. The promo codes are: KOMEN, for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, DIMES, for March of Dimes, BGCA, for Boys and Girls Clubs of America, PLAY, for the You Can Play Project, and PAL, for the Police Activities League.
Every Wednesday night Wolf Pack home game during the 2013-14 season is a “Winning Wednesday”. At all Wednesday night home games, if the Wolf Pack win, each fan receives a free ticket to the Pack’s next home game (some restrictions apply, check the Wolf Pack’s official website, www.hartfordwolfpack.com, for full details). The Wolf Pack’s next Wednesday-night home date is March 19, when the Bridgeport Sound Tigers invade the XL Center for a 7:00 game.
At every Wolf Pack Sunday home game in 2013-14, fans can take advantage of the Wolf Pack’s “Click It or Ticket Sunday Family Value Packs”. Those include two tickets, two hot dogs and two sodas, starting at only $35. The next Sunday home date is April 6, when the Pack host the Norfolk Admirals at 5:00 PM.
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.