Brass Bonanza Bus Trip on March 25, 2017 to Catch the Hurricanes Visiting New Jersey


Purchase tickets here!

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the Hartford Whalers Booster Club will be traveling to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ with LOWER LEVEL SEATS to watch the Carolina Hurricanes* take on the New Jersey Devils! All hockey fans are invited on Brass Bonanza Bus trips (you DO NOT need to be a Hartford Whalers Booster Club member)!

Hurricanes General Manager Ron Francis

The trip costs $115 per person total which includes a lower level ticket, round trip charter bus transportation from Hartford (Wethersfield) and New Haven (West Haven), and includes a PRE-GAME BUFFET!

The menu for the buffet is:
Chicken Marsala
Pasta vodka
Baked ziti
Chicken parm
Sausage and peppers
Assorted subs
Soft drinks

Buffet will take place at Villa Italia, 501 Stuyvesant Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071, 15 minutes from the Prudential Center. Buffet is BYOB! Bus will take group from the restaurant to the arena as doors open for the 7:00 game. The trip begins as the bus leaves Wethersfield (Wolcott Hill and Jordan Lane commuter lot) at 12:00pm and stops in West Haven (commuter lot off Exit 42 on I-95) at 12:30pm. We’ll leave New Jersey a half hour after the game and should arrive back around midnight.

Join us for another great hockey trip and maybe even some Hartford Whalers-related surprises!

Tickets can be purchased online for $115 (before Eventbrite fees) at this link:

Checks can also be made payable to:
Attention: Trips
P.O. Box 273
Hartford, CT 06141
Mailed checks must be postmarked by February 28th for $115 per ticket (includes bus and buffet dinner as well as all gratuities)

The trip is first-come first-served and there are a limited amount of spots. Feel free to wear Hartford Whalers gear as we represent Connecticut hockey fans to the NHL! We look forward to seeing you on our FOURTH ANNUAL trip on March 25th!

* You may remember them as the Hartford Whalers until April, 1997.

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