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  • Karmanos Might Be Villain In Hartford, But He's Revered Elsewhere

    Karmanos Might Be Villain In Hartford, But He's Revered Elsewhere
    In Greater Detroit, he is considered an innovator and legend in the world of youth hockey. In North Carolina's Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Triangle, he is revered for bringing the National Hockey League to the region. In Central Connecticut? Eighteen...
  • The Archives: Major-League Dream Dead, By Any Comparison It's Still Minor League (May 27, 1997)

    Former Hartford Whalers and current Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Not many around Hartford would have thought that possible in 1997 when the Whalers played their final season here. Here's a...
  • Peter Karmanos Hall Of Famer, But Probably Not To Whalers Faithful

    Peter Karmanos Hall Of Famer, But Probably Not To Whalers Faithful
    The NHL Hall of Fame announced its selections Monday, and it was a blast from the Whalers past. Peter Karmanos, who bought the Hartford Whalers in 1994 and moved them to Raleigh, N.C., in 1997, where they became the Carolina Hurricanes, was selected...
  • On The Fly: TPC River Highlands Will Provide Welcome Relief

    Some of the best professional golfers in the world are following the yellow brick road from the Pacific Northwest to lovely Cromwell for the Travelers Championship. And when they see the immaculate greens at TPC River Highlands it will be like Dorothy and...
  • On The Fly: Mom Represents Revis At Patriots Super Ring Bowl Party

    On The Fly: Mom Represents Revis At Patriots Super Ring Bowl Party
    Robert Kraft opened his home to members of the Super Bowl champion Patriots Sunday night. The Patriots distributed Super Bowl rings to the roster of players that beat the Seahawks four months ago in Arizona. One key player who wasn't at Casa Kraft:...
  • Hrivik, Always Solid For Wolf Pack, Breaks Out Offense

     Hrivik, Always Solid For Wolf Pack, Breaks Out Offense
    The last time he scored two goals in a playoff game, Marek Hrivik barely knew where Hartford was on the map. He was a 20-year-old undrafted free agent with one foot on a flight from Canada that was supposed to land him in Vienna on his way home to...
  • Wolf Pack-Bears: Game 2

    Hartford leads best-of-seven series 1-0. Game 1 recap: Chris Bourque, a former Hershey Bear, beat his old team for the Wolf Pack Wednesday night at Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., scoring at 16:47 of overtime to give the Wolf Pack a 2-1 victory. Bourque...
  • Circus At XL, So Wolf Pack's Home Ice Will Be In Worcester

    Circus At XL, So Wolf Pack's Home Ice Will Be In Worcester
    CROMWELL – The bus was idling outside the Champions Skating Center early Tuesday afternoon as players were boarding for a road trip. The Hartford Wolf Pack's nomadic playoff existence began with a journey to Hershey, Pa., where the team will...
  • Wolf Pack Peaking As Playoffs Near, But Bruins Well-Stocked

    Wolf Pack Peaking As Playoffs Near, But Bruins Well-Stocked
    HARTFORD — As the season winds down and the playoffs approach, the goal of every American Hockey League team is the same: grab some momentum, win some games and carry some swagger into the postseason. Three years ago, the Norfolk Admirals did...
  • Albany Snaps Wolf Pack Winning Streak

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The Hartford Wolf Pack had a season-high, six-game winning streak snapped Saturday night at the Times Union Center in a 4-2 loss to the Albany Devils. Mike Sislo scored a pair of power-play goals for Albany, including the game-winner...
  • It's Been 18 Years Since The Whalers Left Hartford

    It's Been 18 Years Since The Whalers Left Hartford
    It may not be a monumental day, but April 13 has a significant place in Hartford sports history. On April 13, 1997, 18 years ago today, the Hartford Whalers played their last NHL game. Here's a link to a story The Courant did last year as part of...