HARTFORD, March 3, 2011:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the team has released forward Alexandre Imbeault from his Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.  Imbeault will re-join the Florida Everblades of the ECHL.

CT WhaleIn four games in two separate stints with the Whale, Imbeault was scoreless with two penalty minutes and five shots on goal.  The fourth-year pro is tied for the ECHL goal-scoring lead, with 31-16-47 in 44 games with the Everblades.

The Whale are next in action this Saturday night, March 5, traveling to Springfield to take on the Atlantic-Division rival Falcons in a 7:00 PM game (WTIC HD-2, www.ctwhale.com, www.wtic.com).  The club’s next home game at the XL Center is next Friday night, March 11, with the two-time defending Calder Cup-champion Hershey Bears coming to town on Guida’s Family Value Night.  Faceoff is 7:00, and Family Value packages start as low as $48 and include three tickets, three hot dogs or pizza slices, three sodas and a Whale souvenir. Guida’s Family Value Night packs are available at the XL Center box office and on-line at www.ctwhale.com.

Tickets for all 2010-11 Whale home games are available now at the XL Center box office, through Ticketmaster Charge-by-Phone at 1-800-745-3000 and on-line at www.ctwhale.com.  Tickets start at $7 each at the XL Center ticket office on game day.

For information on Whale ticket packages, group sales and VIP packages, call (860) 728-3366.