Sea Wolves Announce 2022-23 Captains

by Sea Wolves Digital Media

Biloxi, MS – The Mississippi Sea Wolves and head coach Phil Esposito have announced their captains for the 2022-23 season. Justin Barr has been named the team captain and will be joined by alternate captains Joe Pace, Chris Leveille and Matt Caranci.  

Barr is entering his eighth season of professional hockey, previously competing in the Federal Prospects Hockey League with the Danville Dashers, Cape Cod Bluefins, Carolina Thunderbirds and Port Huron Prowlers. Justin’s career has seen stops in the ECHL with the Elmira Jackals (2010-11 season) and Cincinnati Cyclones (2011-12 season). 

Pace is a veteran player of 460 regular season games in the FPHL. The Chicago native comes to the Sea Wolves after spending the past seven seasons with the Port Huron Prowlers. Joe is a two-time Commissioner’s Cup champion, claiming the title with the Dayton Demonz in 2014 and Port Huron in 2016.  

Leveille, a native of Guelph, Ontario, has 14 seasons of experience at the pro level including appearances in the FPHL, SPHL, ECHL and AHL. He served as the team captain of the SPHL's Fayetteville FireAntz through the 2011-12 campaign. Chris was a teammate with Pace during Port Huron’s championship season in 2016. 

Caranci has come out of retirement after four years to join the Sea Wolves. He spent time with the Danbury Whalers (2010-2015), Danbury Titans (2015-2016) and Watertown Wolves (2016-2018)Matt was an FPHL champion in 2013 with the Whalers and in 2018 under Watertown.

The Sea Wolves make their official return to Biloxi for their 2022 home opener this Friday, October 28 against the Columbus River Dragons. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05pm at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.     



The Mississippi Sea Wolves are a member of the Class-A Federal Prospects Hockey League (FPHL). The team plays at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum (Wolves Den) in Biloxi, Mississippi.    

For 2022-23 season tickets, drop by the hockey office at 4063 Ginger Drive Suite D., D'Iberville MS, or call 228-999-8333. 

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