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Sunday, November 20, 2005

Pirates beat Pack, 5-3

Where do you find a turtle with no legs? Wherever you left it last C. Rutsch photo

The Hartford Wolf Pack lost to the first-place Portland Pirates, 5-3, in a late afternoon game played earlier today in Portland. The Wolf Pack outshot the Pirates, 44-34, but the Pirates went 5-for-8 on the power play, scoring all of their goals with the man advantage.

Hartford's Alexandre Giroux extended his points-scoring streak with a goal and an assist, and Jeff Taffe also added a goal (his first with the Wolf Pack) and an assist. Fedor Fedorov, assigned to the Wolf Pack yesterday after clearing waivers, notched an assist and was +1. Fedorov reported to the Pack despite a previous claim by the director of the Russian Super League team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, that Fedorov would return to play for Metallurg instead of accepting an assignment to the minors.

Meanwhile, Peter Worrell scored a goal for the Charlotte Checkers yesterday, in a 4-3 loss to the Florida Everblades. An article on Worrell was posted earlier today on the ECHL web site.