Oct 13, 2021

HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Wolf Pack announced today that the club has hired Casey Torres as an Assistant Coach on the staff of Head Coach Kris Knoblauch. Torres joins Knoblauch and Steve Smith, hired as an Assistant Coach in August, behind the Wolf Pack bench.

Torres joins the Wolf Pack after a lengthy scouting and coaching career in the OJHL, OHL, and NHL. Torres most recently served as a scout for the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins for five seasons, joining the club prior to the 2016-17 campaign.

Prior to his time in Pittsburgh, where he was on the staff when the Penguins won the 2017 Stanley Cup, Torres spent time in the junior circuit in Canada. Torres served as an Assistant Coach for the OJHL’s Kingston Voyageurs for five seasons, holding the position from 2007-08 through the 2011-12 season. Torres then served as a Video Coach for the team during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.

In addition to his time in the OJHL and the NHL, Torres spent two seasons in the OHL as a scout for the Peterborough Petes during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.

A native of Kingston, Ontario, Torres has also done work as a Skills Coach.

The Wolf Pack begin their 25th anniversary season on Friday, October 15th, when they play host to the Bridgeport Islanders on opening night. Opening weekend concludes two days later on October 17th when the Providence Bruins come to town.

Single game tickets for the 2021-22 Hartford Wolf Pack season are on-sale now! To secure your seats and join the fun for this milestone 25th anniversary season, visit www.hartfordwolfpack.com.

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ABOUT THE HARTFORD WOLF PACK: The Hartford Wolf Pack has been a premier franchise in the American Hockey League since the team’s inception in 1997. The Wolf Pack are the top player-development affiliate of the NHL's New York Rangers and play at the XL Center. The Wolf Pack has been home to some of the Rangers newest faces including Igor Shesterkin, Filip Chytil, and Ryan Lindgren. Follow the Wolf Pack on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.

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