The Wolf Pack’s Opening Weekend

The Hartford Wolf Pack, the Rangers’ AHL affiliate, played their first two games this weekend, garnering 3 out of the 4 available points from the contests. Almost as importantly, the contrasting games showed two different styles of play that the Wolf Pack will likely employ this season. Last night’s game, where Hartford lost 3-2 in […]

Wolf Pack 2013-14 Season Preview

I know that everyone is very excited about the opening of the Rangers’ 2013-14 season tonight in Phoenix, but while we await the Blueshirts’ season opener, let’s take a look at the baby Rangers–the AHL Hartford Wolf Pack–and see what they will look like this season and who to watch. This team, which will open […]

How The Rangers Player Reassignments Have Affected the Wolf Pack

There have been many stories over the last few days about who the Rangers decided to keep on their opening night roster and who they sent down. In case you missed it, JT Miller stayed with the big team (no matter what anyone says, this was almost a given going into training camp), as did […]

Pre-Season is Over; Where are the Rangers Now?

The Rangers have made no secret of the fact that they want this to be a Stanley Cup year–that the Rangers are serious contenders for the Stanley Cup. The Rangers play this week (including two bad losses in two nights) has to be somewhat discounted as it was mostly younger players vying for roster spots, […]

What Prospects Are Likely to Start the Season With the Rangers?

With tonight’s game in Las Vegas against Los Angeles only four hours away, and cuts looming over the weekend, this is a big night for prospects Conor Allen, Jesper Fast, Marek Hrivik, Chris Kreider, Oscar Lindberg, Brandon Mashinter, and JT Miller. All will be in the lineup tonight, and all will be fighting to stay. […]

Latest Wolf Pack News

Before I even had a chance to post last night’s game review (I drove for many hours between last night and today), Hartford announced its first cuts this afternoon. Eight tryout players were released, including forwards J.T. Barnett, Jean-Philip Chabot, Angelo Esposito, Tyler Gjurich, and Matt Thurber. Additionally, blueliners Brad Cole, Jace Coyle, and Bretton […]

Hartford Wolf Pack Defeat Worcester 5-2

When the Wolf Pack took the ice in Cromwell tonight, there were very few players who were on last year’s team. Yet, after initially looking a little tentative, they took over the game and defeated the Sharks 5-2. Goals for Hartford were scored by ex-Rangers prospect Brodie Dupont, Tyler Gjurich, and Brandon Hynes (2). Michael […]

Season for Rangers’ CHL Prospects Begins Tomorrow Night

Four Rangers’ prospects will be playing in the CHL this season–Mackenzie Skapski, Anthony Duclair, Ryan Graves and Troy Donnay. Although the season for the each of the three CHL leagues–WHL, OHL and QMJHL–begins tonight, each of the Rangers’ prospect’s team does not play until tomorrow. Skapski, the Rangers seventh round selection in 2013, was returned […]

Hartford Announces Training Camp Roster and Schedule

The AHL Wolf Pack Training camp started today–with physicals and off-ice testing. The first practice will begin Friday and go through Tuesday. Wednesday is the first pre-season game, to be played against Worchester (the Sharks AHL affiliate) in Cromwell, CT, with another game the following night at the XL Center in Hartford against the Albany […]