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Wolf Pack Make Roster Moves

September 27, 2007 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Connecticut Whale News Release

HARTFORD, September 27, 2007: Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned defenseman Mike Busto to the Wolf Pack's ECHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. In addition, the Wolf Pack have released from their training camp roster forwards Patrick Bordeleau, Ryan Murphy, Eric Hunter and Neil Poulsen, and defensemen Mike Hartwick and Milan Maslonka.

Those deletions leave the Wolf Pack club with 26 players on its roster:

Goal (3): Chris Holt, Miika Wiikman, Matt Zaba

Defense (8): Ivan Baranka, Clayton Barthel, Ryan Constant, Darius Kasparaitis, Dave Liffiton, Corey Potter, Michael Sauer, Jake Taylor Forwards (15): Joe Barnes, Alex Bourret, Dane Byers, Brodie Dupont, Mitch Fritz, Bruce Graham, Hugh Jessiman, Lauri Korpikoski, Rick Kozak, Mark Lee, Francis Lessard, Greg Moore, Mike Ouellette, Jordan Owens, Tommy Pyatt

The Wolf Pack open their 2007-08 AHL regular season at the Civic Center Saturday, October 6th at 7:00 PM, with a GEICO Connecticut Cup battle vs. the Bridgeport Sound Tigers that has been designated "Everyone's a Kid Night". ALL fans can purchase seats for opening night at the kids' price of $10 each. Throughout the 2007-08 Wolf Pack season, kids are always $10. Any seat. Any game.

Wolf Pack single-game tickets are on sale at the Hartford Civic Center Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including Filene'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

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.

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