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Wolf Pack's Andres Ambuhl Headed To Olympics

February 8, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL)
Connecticut Whale News Release

HARTFORD, February 8, 2010: Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned forward Andres Amb-hl from the Wolf Pack to the Swiss National Team for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C..

This will be Amb-hl's second straight trip to the Winter Olympics, as he also was a member of Switzerland's team at the 2006 Winter Olympiad in Torino, Italy.

A native of Davos, Switzerland, Amb-hl has played 50 games with the Wolf Pack this season, scoring four goals and adding three assists for seven points, while serving 28 minutes in penalties. Prior to signing as a free agent with the Rangers May 27, 2009, Amb-hl played eight years in Switzerland's top pro league for his hometown club, HC Davos, winning four league championships.

The Swiss Men's Olympic Team plays the United States in its first game in Vancouver next Tuesday, February 16 at 3:00 PM, Eastern Time.

The Wolf Pack are next in action this Friday night, February 12, when they visit the Providence Bruins for a 7:05 PM game (WTIC HD-2,, ). The Wolf Pack's next home game is this Saturday, February 13, a GEICO Connecticut Cup matchup vs. the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (7:00).

Single-game tickets for 2009-10 Hartford Wolf Pack regular season home games are on sale now at the XL Center box office, through Ticketmaster Charge-by-Phone at 1-800-745-3000 and on-line at

For information on all the Wolf Pack's many ticketing options, including terrific discounts for groups of 15 or more, visit, or call the Wolf Pack ticket office at (860) 548-2000 to talk with an account executive today.

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