Wolf Pack sign Whitney to AHL contract

The Hartford Wolf Pack announced today that they have signed forward Joe Whitney to an AHL contract.

Whitney, who is entering his seventh pro season out of Boston College, split last year between the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage and Tucson Roadrunners, totaling 14 goals and 22 assists for 36 points in 74 games. He served as San Antonio’s captain during his stint with the Rampage.

The native of Reading, Mass., has played 388 career AHL games with Portland, Albany, Bridgeport, San Antonio and Tucson, recording 114 goals and 164 assists for 278 points. He also participated in the AHL All-Star Classic in 2014 and 2015.

Whitney, 29, has skated in five career National Hockey League games with New Jersey, tallying one goal.