Whale Announce Six Major Home Dates for 2012-13

HARTFORD, June 9, 2012:  Whalers Sports & Entertainment today announced a slate of six premier home-game dates that have been guaranteed to the Connecticut Whale by the American Hockey League for the 2012-13 AHL season.

CT WhaleThe first of those 2012-13 XL Center dates is Friday, October 12, which will feature the franchise’s 16th home opener in Downtown Hartford.

The other guarantees are also for premier Friday, Saturday or holiday-week slots.  Those other dates are: Saturday, October 27; Saturday, December 22; Thursday, December 27; Friday, January 4 and Saturday, January 26.

“This is a great ‘sneak peek’ at some of the top nights we can look forward to for next season,” said WSE president and COO Mark Willand.  “We are already planning a festive home opener for October 12, and we will be able to structure much of our targeted group sales and promotions around these other weekend and holiday opportunities.”

The entirety of the Whale’s 2012-13 playing schedule, as well as the opponents for these six premier dates, will be announced later in the offseason, as soon as the AHL slate is finalized.

Save on your tickets, and get the best seats, with a ticket plan for the Whale’s 2012-13 AHL campaign, which are on sale now. For information on season seats, mini plans and great group discounts, visit www.ctwhale.com, or call the CT Whale ticket office at (860) 728-3366 to talk with an account executive today.

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