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Falcons Fall to Wolf Pack at Home

FalconsNEWSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - The Springfield Falcons were defeated by the Hartford Wolf Pack by the final score of 5-2 Friday night at the MassMutual Center, falling for only the second time in eight meetings with the division rival.

Michael Chaput and Jonathan Marchessault had multi-point games for the Falcons. Chaput scored a power-play goal at 12:05 of the third period to bring the Falcons to within two goals at 4-2, and also assisted on the team’s only other score. Marchessault added an assist on both of Springfield’s goals.

Springfield goaltender Mike McKenna had his three-game win streak halted, making 18 saves on 23 shots en route to his sixth loss of the season.

The Falcons continue their current home stand Saturday, February 15 when they host the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at 7:00 p.m. The team then hosts the Worcester Sharks Sunday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m.