March 26, 2008 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Connecticut Whale
HARTFORD, March 26, 2008: Northland AEG announced today that the Hartford Wolf Pack\'s home game Sunday, April 6th vs. the Lowell Devils (4:00 PM faceoff) at the XL Center will feature a pre-game sled hockey game between the CT Sled Hockey Team and a team comprised of local celebrities.
Among the players scheduled to suit up for the celebrity team are former Hartford Whalers Russ Anderson, Yvon Corriveau, Bob Crawford, Chris Govedaris, Chris Kotsopoulos, Gerry McDonald and Garry Swain, as well as former Wolf Pack Todd Hall, and NBC-30 personalities Brad Drazen, Mark the Shark, Kevin Marsella, Bob Maxon, Jay Hendry, Yvonne Nava and Amy Parmenter. Also on the celebrity squad roster are local radio talents Damon Scott of 96.5 TIC and Kevin Johnson from MIX 93.1.
Doors will open at 1:30 PM for the sled hockey game, which faces off at 2:00, and a ticket to the Wolf Pack game is also good for admission to the sled hockey game. Fans can purchase red-level seats, normally $23 each, for $17 apiece for this game, by going on-line to www.hartfordwolfpack.com, clicking on "Buy Tickets Now" and entering the special offer code "SLED". $3 from each ticket purchased through this special offer code will go to support the CT Sled Hockey Team.
In sled hockey, the players sit on specially-designed sleds and use two short ice picks to maneuver across the ice and play the puck. Standard ice hockey rules are also used for sled hockey.
Wolf Pack single-game tickets are on sale at the XL Center Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including Macy\'s at the Buckland Hills Mall and at the Westfarms Mall. Tickets may also be charged by phone at (860) 525-4500, (203) 744-8100, (203) 624-0033 or (413) 733-2500, and on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com. Throughout the 2007-08 Wolf Pack season, kids are always $10. Any seat. Any game.
Wolf Pack season tickets are also on sale now. For information on all of the Wolf Pack's ticketing options, including full-season, five, 10 and 20-game packages, coupon books and group discounts, contact the Wolf Pack Ticket Office at (860) 548-2000.