Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 1/4/12

HARTFORD, January 4, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Whale has returned forward Jeff Prough to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

Since his recall by the Whale December 15, Prough, a fourth-year pro out of Brown University, has skated in five AHL games, registering one goal and four penalty minutes.  In 21 games with the Road Warriors prior to joining the Whale, the 5-9, 180-pound Dearborn Heights, MI native struck for 12 goals and 13 assists for 25 points, and served eight minutes in penalties.

Prough signed an AHL contract with the Whale August 1, 2011.

The Whale’s next action is this Friday, January 6, a road game in Binghamton against the defending Calder Cup-champion Senators.  Faceoff is 7:05 PM, and all the CT Whale Rockin’ Hockey action can be heard live on “The Rock”, 106.9 FM, WCCC, as well as on-line at www.ctwhale.com.  The Whale’s next home game is this Saturday night, January 7, as they battle the Springfield Falcons at 7:00 at the XL Center.

Tickets to all 2011-12 Whale home games are on sale now at the Public Power Ticket Office at the XL Center, as well as on-line at www.ctwhale.com and through TicketMaster Charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Save on your tickets, and get the best seats, with a ticket plan for the Whale’s 2011-12 AHL campaign, which are on sale now. For information on season seats and mini plans, visit www.ctwhale.com, or call the CT Whale ticket office at (860) 728-3366 to talk with an account executive today.

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