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Hartford Wolf Pack

NHL Affiliate:New York RangersFounded:1926
Home Rink:XL CenterCoach:Kris Knoblauch
GM: Ryan MartinCaptain:Vacant

The Hartford Wolf Pack are a professional ice hockey team based in Hartford, Connecticut. A member of the American Hockey League (AHL), they play their home games at the XL Center. The team was established in 1926 as the Providence Reds. After a series of relocations, the team moved to Hartford in 1997 as the Hartford Wolf Pack. It is one of the oldest professional hockey franchises in existence, and the oldest continuously operating minor league hockey franchise in North America.

The franchise was renamed the Connecticut Whale in October 2010, in honor of the former Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League (NHL) but reverted to their current name after the 2012–13 AHL season. The Wolf Pack is the top affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and is one of the four professional hockey teams in Connecticut.

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