DEFENSEMAN LEE BALDWIN REJOINS WHALE
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Reassigned from ECHL Greenville
Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned defenseman Lee Baldwin to the Whale from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.
After being assigned to the Road Warriors November 3, Baldwin, a second-year pro, was scoreless and +1 in four ECHL games, with five penalty minutes and four shots on goal. In three games this season with the Whale, Baldwin had no points, with a +2 and six shots on goal.
Baldwin was signed as a free agent by the Rangers March 22, 2010, out of the University of Alaska-Anchorage.
The Whale return to action tomorrow, Sunday, November 20, visiting the Providence Bruins for a 4:05 PM game. All the CT Whale Rockin’ Hockey action can be heard live on “The Rock”, 106.9 FM, WCCC, as well as on-line at www.ctwhale.com. The Whale’s next home game is coming up this Wednesday, November 23, as the Portland Pirates invade the XL Center for a 7:00 start. Five-thousand fans at that game receive a Whale rally towel, courtesy of Xfinity.
Tickets to all 2011-12 Whale home games are on sale now at the Public Power Ticket Office at the XL Center, as well as on-line at www.ctwhale.com and through TicketMaster Charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Save on your tickets, and get the best seats, with a ticket plan for the Whale’s 2011-12 AHL campaign, which are on sale now. For information on season seats and mini plans, visit www.ctwhale.com, or call the CT Whale ticket office at (860) 728-3366 to talk with an account executive today.
The AHL’s Connecticut Whale is operated by Whalers Sports and Entertainment, a Hartford-based sports marketing and event firm founded by Howard Baldwin and Howard Baldwin, Jr.. The team is the top player-development affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers.
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