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  • Yale-UConn: Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions

    Yale-UConn: Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions
    STORRS — It's the sixth game of the season and the opponent is an in-state school that hasn't beaten UConn in 28 years. But Ryan Boatright, the Huskies' captain, feels the urgency. "I'm trying to get back and stop the bleeding," said Boatright,...
  • Ryan Malone Lands In Hartford 30 Years After Whaler Dad

    HARTFORD — As he reported to practice on his first day with his new team, Ryan Malone had a question when he walked into the XL Center. "Is this where the Whalers played?" Malone said. Forgive Malone if his memory of Hartford's downtown arena is...
  • Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test

    Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test
    NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview. He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited. "Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...
  • Distant Cousins Who Are Close On The Ice

    Distant Cousins Who Are Close On The Ice
    STORRS — Before the season, junior forward Shawn Pauly was one of several players UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh asked to address the team. Encircled in the locker room, Pauly began, "My name is Shawn. I have a mom and a dad and a brother, and...
  • UConn Men's Hockey Team Embraces The Goal Of Giving

    Five members of the UConn hockey team — Ryan Tyson, Patrick Kirtland, Kyle Huson, Corey Ronan and Johnny Austin — had a game of floor hockey Tuesday at the Hartford PAL facility on Williams Street. Huskies coach Mike Cavanaugh and that...
  • Downtown Hartford: Move-In Ready

    Downtown Hartford: Move-In Ready
    The next 18 months will be telling for downtown Hartford. The Grand on Ann, a 26-unit apartment development in the former Masonic Hall at the corner of Ann Uccello and Allyn streets in Hartford, will begin leasing next month. It will quickly be followed...
  • Segarra Made Downtown North Pitch To CRDA

    Segarra Made Downtown North Pitch To CRDA
    Last week, my colleague Dan Haar reported that Mayor Pedro Segarra planned to seek a meeting with state officials in the hope of gaining financing for projects north of downtown. Segarra said he had not spoken to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy about financing...
  • 'Altar Boyz' At Playhouse On Park

    'Altar Boyz' At Playhouse On Park
    The idea behind "Altar Boyz" — a holier-than-thou Christian boy band whose hits include "Church Rulez" and "Number 918" — apparently never gets old. The show was an off Broadway hit a decade ago. Its first national tour kicked off at the...
  • UConn Takes Out No. 11 Vermont In Men's Hockey

    UConn Takes Out No. 11 Vermont In Men's Hockey
    HARTFORD — Spencer Naas scored. Johnny Austin scored. That's the brief summary, with an intriguing twist, to what took place before a late-arriving, increasingly energetic crowd of 5,072 at the XL Center on Friday night. The UConn men's hockey...
  • Finland To Storrs: Ojantakanen Finds Home With UConn Hockey

    Finland To Storrs: Ojantakanen Finds Home With UConn Hockey
    STORRS – In the UConn locker room, he's known as O.J., Juice, Kasper, Kaspo or K.O. Back home in Helsinki, Finland, most friends and teammates call him Kassu. "I have many nicknames," Huskies freshman forward Kasperi Ojantakanen said. "I was...
  • Crunch Beat Wolf Pack, 5-4

    HARTFORD — The Syracuse Crunch scored four goals in the first period Wednesday night at the XL Center, and the Wolf Pack were unable to recover, losing 5-4. Mike Angelidis and Yanni Gourde led the way for the Crunch with two goals each. Tanner...