Hartford, CT – The American Hockey League team playing at the XL Center will be renamed the Hartford Wolf Pack in time for the start of the 2013-14 season, it was announced today by both Madison Square Garden, owners of the team, and Global Spectrum, the new operators of the team and the arena in which the team will play, the XL Center.
The Wolf Pack, which originally played in Hartford from 1997 until 2010, was renamed the Connecticut Whale for three seasons. The Wolf Pack remain the New York Rangers AHL affiliate.
Tonight is the inaugural Whale Winter Carnival. Event starts at 5 pm. Tickets are available for purchase at the door for just $20. Come eat, play games, and meet your favorite Whale players. Russian Lady - 5pm - See you there!