For the Connecticut Whale this is going to be an interesting season. They have long road stretches mixed with a couple of decent home dates and then a gigantic homestand near the end of the season.
The have three back-to-back games with the same team. The first with St. Johns, last season’s Manitoba Moose, on the road November 12 and 13 and then in Norfolk on January 13 and 14. They get a pair with Portland at home on March 18 and 23.
The Whale will also take part in two 11am starting times. The first in Bridgeport against the Sound Tigers on November 2nd and then at the XL Center on February 28th against the Worcester Sharks.
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WHALE ANNOUNCE SLATE OF FIVE PREMIER HOME DATES
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All are Friday or Saturday Nights, Including New Year’s Eve
HARTFORD, July 25, 2011: Whalers Sports & Entertainment today announced five prime home-ice dates that have been guaranteed to the Connecticut Whale by the American Hockey League for the upcoming 2011-12 AHL season.
The first of those is Saturday, October 15, and the other four are all also prime Friday or Saturday nights. Those other dates are: Friday, November 4; Saturday, December 17; New Year’s Eve (Saturday, December 31); and Saturday, January 21.
All of these premier weekend home games will feature major promotions, as the franchise enjoys its first full season under the Whale banner.
The entirety of the Whale’s 2011-12 schedule will be announced later in the summer, as soon as it is finalized.
Season tickets for the 2011-12 Whale season are available now, with a special early bird discount. Call (860) 728-3366 for information on that, as well as all Whale ticket packages, group sales and VIP packages.
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Will Play Rome 1/1/11 in Danbury
Today at the Danbury Ice Arena, in Danbury, Connecticut, Danbury Whalers, Senior Partner & President, Alan Friedman and Rome Frenzy Owner & General Manager, Brian Hall announced that the two organizations have agreed to switch the Danbury at Rome game on Sunday, 2/6/11 in Rome to Danbury to be played on New Year’s Day Saturday, 1/1/11 at the Danbury Ice Arena. Continue reading
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