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Wolf Pack Weekly: The Revolving Door; Important Road Trip

Pack vs. Tigers

The Wolf Pack keep on rolling! The club has not lost in regulation since January 15th and heads into this week with a record of 24-20-4-3 for 55 points (.539 point percentage). They are sixth in the Atlantic Division, however, they have two more points than fifth place Bridgeport due to the two games in hand the Sound Tigers possess. Charlotte is in fourth and are two points ahead of Hartford with one game in hand. This week is a critical week, with the Pack possibly being able to jump ahead of Charlotte in the standings. Let’s check out the latest happenings.

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Wolf Pack Weekly: The Playoff Push Continues!

Lias Andersson & Aleksi Saarela

Hartford skated into the All-Star break with a five-game winning streak. The group found their magic touch and continued to climb the standings. Last weekend was a thriller, with the Wolf Pack sweeping a two-game series against Charlotte, as well as defeating the Utica Comets. Four of the wins were in overtime while the lone regulation win was the last game on Saturday against Charlotte. Read more

Pack Player Profile: Joe Whitney

Joe Whitney

Joe Whitney is another recognizable name for Wolf Pack fans. The 29-year-old forward entered the American Hockey League in the 2011-12 season with the Albany Devils and was with the Devils organization for four seasons. Afterwards, he joined the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the 2015-16 season. That season, Whitney played 36 games before suffering a season ending injury. Last year, in his first full season back from recovery, the forward spent time with the San Antonio Rampage (55 games) and the Tucson Roadrunners (19 games). He recorded a total of 36 points between the two clubs. Joe Whitney is looking forward to getting back to his dominant offensive ways. Before his injury in the 2015-16 season, Whitney averaged between 44 and 60 points per season.

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Wolf Pack Sign Joe Whitney to AHL Deal

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On Thursday afternoon, the Wolf Pack announced the signing of forward Joe Whitney. The 29-year-old winger joins the Hartford locker room through an American Hockey League contract. Whitney has been in the league for seven seasons and can produce juicy offensive numbers. The veteran adds more punch to the Pack’s lineup. In addition, he is another asset in guiding the younger forwards.

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