Whale Announce Roster Moves

HARTFORD, October 9, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general Manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced the following changes to the team’s training camp roster:

CT WhaleAssigned to Greenville (ECHL):

Defensemen (1): Steven Delisle

Forwards (3):  Ryan Flanigan, Danny Hobbs, Jordie Johnston

Released from training camp tryouts:

Goaltenders (2): Bryan Hince, Kyle Rank

Defensemen (3): Kyle Haines, Colten Hayes, Brent Henley

Forwards (4): Andrew Courtney, Scott Tanski, Nicolas Tremblay, Francis Verreault-Paul

With those changes, the Whale now have 28 players in training camp:

Goal (3): Jason Missiaen, Scott Stajcer, Cameron Talbot

Defense (9): Sean Collins, Matt Gilroy, Sebastien Piche, Sam Klassen, Dylan McIlrath, Jyri Niemi, Blake Parlett, Logan Pyett, Mike Vernace.

Forwards (16): Ryan Bourque, Tommy Grant, Micheal Haley, Marek Hrivik, Kyle Jean, Chad Kolarik, Chris Kreider, J.T. Miller, Kris Newbury, Scott Pitt, Brandon Segal, Kelsey Tessier, Christian Thomas, Shayne Wiebe, Jason Wilson, Andrew Yogan

The Whale open their 2012-13 season this Friday, October 12 at the XL Center, with a 7:30 PM battle against their in-state rivals the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.  At that game, all fans can purchase tickets at the special price of $12 each, and that night will also kick off the Whale’s new Friday night $1 hot dogs and $2 beers promotion.

Tickets for that game, and all Whale regular season home games at the XL Center, are on sale now at the Public Power Ticket Office at the XL Center, through TicketMaster Charge-by-Phone at 1-800-745-3000 and on-line at www.ticketmaster.com.

Season tickets for the Whale’s 2012-13 AHL season are also available. For information on season seats, and all of the Whale’s many ticketing options, visit www.ctwhale.com, or call the CT Whale ticket office at (860) 548-2000 to talk with an account executive today.

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