The Wolf Pack (6-2-0-1, 13 pts.) climbed back into sole possession of first place in the Northeast Division Saturday, with a 4-3, come-from-behind win at Hershey, snapping Hartford’s first losing streak of the season. Prior to Saturday’s win, the Pack had dropped regulation decisions at home to Portland Wednesday (4-2) and at Albany Friday (4-3). Scott Stajcer rang up his first career AHL in net Saturday, with 20 saves, and veteran defensemen Danny Syvret (0-5-5) and Aaron Johnson (2-2-4) led the way offensively during the week.
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The Wolf Pack have another Wednesday night home date this week, taking on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at 7:00 PM, and that is another “Winning Wednesday”. If the Wolf Pack win, each fan gets a free ticket to the Wolf Pack’s next home game, which is Friday, November 8 against the Providence Bruins. The Pack then gets its first look at I-91 rival Springfield, with back-to-back road games vs. the Falcons Friday and Saturday nights. Both of those contests face off at 7:00.
Wednesday, October 30 vs. the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the XL Center, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, November 1 at the Springfield Falcons (MassMutual Center), 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 2 at the Springfield Falcons (MassMutual Center), 7:00 p.m.
• The Falcons, who were 24-10-1-3 on home ice last year, are 2-1-0-0 at the MassMutual Center thus far in 2013-14. The Wolf Pack have opened 3-1-0-0 on the road.
• Radio – live with Bob Crawford on Fox Sports Radio 1410, on-line at foxsportsradio1410.com and on iHeartRadio. Video streaming at www.ahllive.com.
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:
Andrew Rowe – recalled by the Wolf Pack from Greenville (ECHL) October 21.
Michael St. Croix – reassigned by the New York Rangers to the Wolf Pack from Greenville (ECHL) October 21.
Jason Missiaen – recalled from the Wolf Pack by the New York Rangers October 23 and returned to the Wolf Pack October 27.
Sam Klassen – signed Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement with Wolf Pack October 24.
Brendon Nash – loaned by the Wolf Pack to Greenville (ECHL) October 21 and recalled by Wolf Pack October 24.
All Wolf Pack practices at Champions Skating Center in Cromwell are open to the public. Schedule is subject to change.
Tue., October 29: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, XL Center
Wed., October 30: 10:00 – 10:30 AM, XL Center (Game vs. Bridgeport)
Thurs., October 31: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, XL Center
Fri., November 1: 10:00 – 10:30 AM, Champions Skating Center (Game at Springfield)
Sat., November 2: 10:20 – 11:00 AM, Champions Skating Center (Game at Springfield)
Sun., November 3: No practice
Mon., November 4: 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Champions Skating Center
At every Friday-night Wolf Pack home game this season, Bob Crawford, the play-by-play voice of the Wolf Pack, will be on hand in the XL Center’s Comcast Coliseum Club from 6:00-6:20 PM for “Hawk’s Nest”, which will feature live conversations with a host of different Wolf Pack-themed guests, who will take questions from the patrons enjoying the Comcast Coliseum Club’s wide array of dining and beverage options. The Comcast Coliseum Club restaurant and bar area is open two hours prior to every Wolf Pack home game, to everyone holding a ticket to the game.
Every Friday night Wolf Pack home game will also feature $1 hot dogs and $2 beers, through the start of the second period. The Pack’s next Friday-night date is November 8, when the Providence Bruins come to town for a 7:00 PM game.
The Wolf Pack’s 11th annual Bowl-a-Thon to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut is coming up Sunday, November 17 at Hall of Fame Silver Lanes in East Hartford. Fans can bowl with their favorite Wolf Pack players for a great cause, but space is limited, so register on-line now at www.soct.org.
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 December 8, when the Pack host the Springfield Falcons at 3:00 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.