| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:44 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:16 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:58 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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...