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Series to begin Thursday in Hershey, shift to XL Center on May 17th for Game Three

HARTFORD, CT – The Hartford Wolf Pack and Hershey Bears will face off in the Atlantic Division Finals in Round Three of the 2023 Calder Cup Playoffs. The Division Finals series will be a best of-five matchup and will follow a ‘two-two-one’ home ice format.

The Bears, who finished second in the Atlantic Division during the regular season with a 44-19-5-4 record, will hold home-ice advantage during the series. The Bears beat the Charlotte Checkers 3-1 in the Atlantic Division Semifinals, while the Wolf Pack defeated the Providence Bruins 3-1.

The series will kick off at the Giant Center on Thursday night, May 11th , with the puck drop set for 7:00 p.m. The series will shift to the XL Center in downtown Hartford for Game Three on Wednesday, May 17th, at 7:00 p.m. If necessary, the Wolf Pack would host Game Four at the XL Center on Friday, May 19th.

The full Atlantic Division Finals series schedule is as follows:
Game 1: Thursday, May 11th, @ Hershey (Giant Center, 7:00 p.m.)
Game 2: Saturday, May 13th, @ Hershey (Giant Center, 7:00 p.m.)
Game 3: Wednesday, May 17th, @ Hartford (XL Center, 7:00 p.m.)
Game 4*: Friday, May 19th, @ Hartford (XL Center, 7:00 p.m.)
Game 5*: Tuesday, May 23rd, @ Hershey (Giant Center, 7:00 p.m.)
*If nec.

Single-game tickets for the Atlantic Division Finals go on sale Monday, May 8 th, at 12:00 p.m.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit


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