03/28/2007
Lessard For M-V-P
franicisHartford Wolf Pack general manager/head coach Jim Schoenfeld announced today that an "Francis Lessard for MVP" campaign committee has been formed and is urging all Wolf Pack fans to unite in their support of Francis Lessard for the American Hockey League’s Most Valuable Player Award.

“We are asking every resident of Wolf Pack Country to sign our online petition and join us at our MVP Rally on March 31 to demonstrate their support of Lessard," explained Pack Director of Marketing Paolo Pantano.

Fans are asked to log on to hartfordwolfpack.com to sign the online petition and for all MVP Rally details. Eleven petitioners will be chosen at random to receive autographed MVP T-shirts and one lucky petitioner will win a Lessard game-used sweat-towel signed by all of the Pack players.

The MVP Rally will be held on Saturday, March 31 when the Pack hosts the Manchester Monarchs at the Hartford Civic Center. Pack fans are encouraged to participate in the MVP Rally in the following ways:

• Fans can receive a free ticket to the game on March 31 and be entered for a chance to meet Lessard after the game by bleaching their hair in the famed Lessard hair-do.
• Paint ‘11 for MVP’ on their face in blood red paint
• Bring ‘Lessard for MVP’ signs.
• Carry a bucket of cold ice water to the game
• Chant M-V-P during the game.

The MVP Rally will begin at 1:05 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 and includes a special ticket offer of one blue level seat, a limited edition MVP T-shirt and an autographed mini-jock straps by Lessard for $11. For information on the Lessard $11 Ticket Pack please visit hartfordwolfpack.com.

Pack Country residents have been witness to Francis’ accomplishments all season and must ensure that the AHL players and media voting on this award here our cry. Join the campaign to bring the league's MVP to Pack Country!

The AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack hockey club is part of Madison Square Garden LP. Cablevision Systems Corporation owns a controlling interest in MSG LP, which also includes the New York Rangers (NHL), New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Liberty (WNBA), the MSG Network, Fox Sports Net and the Madison Square Garden arena complex.


During the 2006-07 regular season, the Hartford Wolf Pack will recognize members of the military and college students by offering special discounts to all Wednesday, Friday and Sunday home games.

The Wolf Pack will offer Red and Blue Wolf seating at half price for all members of the armed forces and college students presenting their respective IDs. Adult tickets will cost $8.50 or $10.50, with a limit of 4 tickets per ID.







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