--- a/Lib/asyncore.py
+++ b/Lib/asyncore.py
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@
         if flags & (select.POLLERR | select.POLLNVAL):
             obj.handle_expt_event()
         if flags & select.POLLHUP:
-            obj.handle_close_event()
+            obj.handle_close()
     except (ExitNow, KeyboardInterrupt, SystemExit):
         raise
     except: