HARTFORD, CT – The Hartford Wolf Pack will play in their 21st year at the XL Center with newly appointed Head Coach Keith McCambridge behind the bench.
The Wolf Pack will open their 21st season on Friday, October 6 against the Charlotte Checkers followed by back-to-back games against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Sunday, October 8 and the Toronto Marlies on Friday, October 13.
The first road game during the 2017-18 year will be against their I-91 rival the Springfield Thunderbirds at the MassMutual Center on Saturday, October 14. The Wolf Pack will welcome the Springfield Thunderbirds to the XL Center on Sunday, November 5.
In state rival, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers will play for the first time of the year at Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, October 22. The Sound Tigers will head to the XL Center five days later on Friday, October 27.
There will be three Saturday afternoon games beginning on December 23 when the Bridgeport Sound Tigers come to town followed by the Providence Bruins on March 3rd and the Hershey Bears on March 24.
The Wolf Pack will welcome three new franchises to the XL Center with the Belleville Senators on Friday, October 20, the Laval Rocket on Sunday, November 12, and the Binghamton Devils on April 13.
There will be a school day game with in state rivals the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Wednesday, February 7 with an 11:00 am face-off.
The longest road trip of the year will be from February 9-18 when they travel to Syracuse, Hershey, Charlotte, Lehigh Valley and Bridgeport for six games.
Longest home stands will be on October 6-13 and in March, from the 28th through the 31st.
Games In Division:
The Wolf Pack will play all 76 games in the American Hockey League Eastern Conference. Out of those 76 games, 58 of them of will occur in the Atlantic Division while 18 of the other games will be in the North division.
Belleville Senators: 2 games (1H, 1A)
Binghamton Devils: 2 games (1H, 1A)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers: 10 games (5H, 5A)
Charlotte Checkers: 8 games (4H, 4A)
Hershey Bears: 6 games (3H, 3A)
Laval Rocket: 2 games (1H, 1A)
Lehigh Valley Phantoms: 6 games (3H, 3A)
Providence Bruins: 10 games (5H, 5A)
Rochester Americans: 4 games (2H, 2A)
Springfield Thunderbirds: 12 games (6H, 6A
Syracuse Crunch: 2 games (1H, 1A)
Toronto Marlies 2 games (1H, 1A)
Utica Comets: 4 games (2H, 2A)
WB/Scranton Penguins: 6 games (3H, 3A)
October- 10 games (5H, 5A)
November- 12 games (6H, 6A)
December- 12 games (6H, 6A)
January- 12 games (6H, 6A)
February- 12 games (4H, 8A)
March- 13 games (8H, 5A)
April- 5 Games (3H 2A)
Weekday Games: Monday-Thursday (3H, 5A)
Weekend Games: Friday-Sunday (35H, 32A)