Wolf Pack Week in Review

By Steve Feldman

Hartford Wolf Pack recap for the week of October 14, 2002 through October 20, 2002

GAME RECAPS

Friday, October 19, 2002 @ Bridgeport Sound Tigers
The Wolf Pack took on instate rivals the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and looked to continue their winning ways. The two teams were both held scoreless in the first period. In the second period the Sound Tigers lit the lamp for the only goal of the period. The Wolf Pack tied the game early in the third period. The Wolf Pack special teams than fell apart letting up two power play goals in a combined 19 seconds to the Sound Tigers. The Wolf Pack tried but could not score again and suffered their first loss of the season. The Wolf Pack were 0 of 5 on the power play and Jason LaBarbera stopped 19 of 22 Sound Tigers shots. The Sound Tigers were 3 of 7 on the power play and Rick DiPietro stopped 25 of 26 Wolf Pack shots.

WOLF PACK GOAL
Rico Fata – 4 (Tomas Kloucek, Roman Lyashenko), 1:36, 3rd period

SOUND TIGERS GOALS
Trent Hunter – 2 (PP) (Sven Butenschon, Alan Letang), 4:57 2nd period
Trent Hunter – 3 (PP) (Sven Butonschon, Eric Manlow), 10:30, 3rd period
Eric Manlow – 3 (PP) (Martin Chabada), 14:30, 3rd period

Saturday, October 20, 2002 vs. Manchester Monarchs
The Wolf Pack played their first home game of the season against the visiting Manchester Monarchs. The Monarchs scored the only goal of the opening period. In the second period the Wolf Pack did all the scoring, but only managed to tie the game. In the third period the Monarchs scored the first two goals before the Wolf Pack had their last goal of the game. The Monarchs were 3 of 6 on the power play and Travis Scott stopped 31 of 33 Wolf Pack shots. The Wolf Pack were 0 of 7 on the power play and Scott Meyer stopped 31 of 34 Monarchs shots.

MONARCHS GOALS
Joe Corvo – 3 (PP) (Pavel Rosa, Steve Kelly), 13:29, 1st period
Steve Kelly – 2 (PP) (Yanick Lehoux, Jason Holland), 10:11, 3rd period
Scott Barney – 1 (PP) (Joe Corvo, Steve Heinze), 13:15, 3rd period

EAST DIVISION STANDINGS

EAST DIVISION TEAMSGPWLTOTLPTS
Binghamton Senators431006
Albany River Rats522105
Bridgeport Sound Tigers522015
Hartford Wolf Pack422004
Springfield Falcons514002

TRANSACTIONS

October 14, 2002 Goaltender Jason LaBarbera recalled by the New York Rangers

October 16, 2002 Goaltender Jason LaBarbera reassigned from the New York Rangers

TEAM LEADERS

GOALS
Fata, Rico – 5
Mike Mottau – 2
Several players tied – 1

ASSISTS
Bouchard, Joel – 4
Several players tied – 3

POINTS
Fata, Rico – 8
Ekman, Nils – 4
Lyashenko, Roman – 4

PENALTY MINUTES
Burnett, Garrett – 21
Dwyer, Gordie – 18
Arsene, Dean – 10

TEAM STATISTICS

Team Statistics will be posted in the first report of each month.

UPCOMING GAMES

The Wolf Pack currently have a record of 2-2-0-0 for 4 points, they are in fourth place of the East Division of the Eastern Conference.

Friday, October 25, 2002 @ Manchester Monarchs.
The Monarchs currently have a record of 2-1-1-0 for 5 points. They are tied for second place in the North Division of the Eastern Conference. This year against the Wolf Pack the Monarchs have 1 win in 1 game.

Saturday, October 26, 2002 vs. Philadelphia Phantoms
The Phantoms currently have a record of 2-1-0-0 for 4 points. They are in fourth place in the South Division of the Western Conference. This is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

PACK IN THE APPLE

Hartford Wolf Pack players on the New York Rangers for the 2002-2003 season.

Dale Purinton has 1 goal, 1 point, 8 minutes in penalties in 5 games.

Jamie Lundmark has 1 assist, 1 point, and 2 minutes in penalties in 6 games.

Dan Blackburn has a record of 0-0-1 and a goals against average of 3.69 in 1 game.

UPCOMING PROMOTIONS

Saturday, October 26, 2002 Chuck a Puck Saturday

MISCELANEOUS

The Hartford Wolf Pack raised $12,000 for The Children’s Home with their annual golf outing.

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