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Falcons Acquire Nathan Longpre from Chicago Wolves

February 28, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Springfield Falcons News Release

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Falcons, proud members of the American Hockey League, announced today they have acquired forward Nathan Longpre from the AHL's Chicago Wolves for future considerations. Longpre is expected to join the Falcons for practice on Wednesday.

Longpre has played in 39 games for the Wolves this season collecting eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points and four penalty minutes. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound native of Peterborough, Ontario is in his first full season of pro hockey after making his pro debut with the Worcester Sharks last season.

Prior to turning pro at the end of the 2010-11 campaign, Longpre played collegiately at Robert Morris University from 2007-2011. In 136 career games with the Colonials, he totaled 47 goals and 91 assists for 138 points. He recorded a career high 42 points in 33 games during his senior season.

Ticket packages for the 2012-13 season are on sale and can be purchased by calling the Falcons Office at 413-739-GOAL. The Falcons offer a variety of flexible ticket options including: full season plans, 22-game packages, 14-game plans and 7-game packages. Anyone making at least a $50 deposit by April 14 will receive a limited edition Season Ticket Holder Falcons Jersey. Each package includes flexible payment plans and exclusive invites to special events held throughout the season.

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