PROUGH RECALLED

According to the CTWhale and the AHL website, Jeff Prough has been recalled from the Greenville Road Warriors.

Best guess is Friday night’s injury against the Portland Pirates that took down forward Andres Thuresson and that Head Coach Ken Gernander  spoke of in his post-game press conference Saturday night and that caused him to miss Saturday’s game against Springfield must require more down time than originally expected.

Also, the Whale’s game tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28 and that has an 11am face-off , wiill be broadcast on “Beethoven Radio” WCCC-AM 1290

Here’s the official release:

WHALE RECALL JEFF PROUGH FROM GREENVILLE

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Veteran Forward has 47 Points in 47 Games with Road Warriors

HARTFORD, February 27, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Whale has recalled forward Jeff Prough from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

This is Prough’s second stint of the year with the Whale, and he scored one goal and had four penalty minutes in five games in an earlier tour of duty with Connecticut.  The fourth-year pro out of Brown University is currently third on the Road Warriors’ club in assists, fourth in points and fifth in goals, with 18-29-47, and 26 PIM, in 47 games.

The Whale return to action tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28, hosting the Worcester Sharks in a special school-day, morning-start game at 11:00 AM.  Tickets can be purchased on the day of the game for only $10 each Tuesday at the Public Power Ticket Office at the XL Center.

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.

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