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  • Connecticut Whale Returns — As A Women's Hockey Team

    Connecticut Whale Returns — As A Women's Hockey Team
    The Connecticut Whale are returning. The name used by Hartford's American Hockey League franchise from 2010-2013 is being resurrected by a franchise in the fledgling National Women's Hockey League. The team will play at the Chelsea Piers Connecticut...
  • On The Fly: Dean Smith Remembered Players Before His Death

    On The Fly: Dean Smith Remembered Players Before His Death
    What a special game plan by Dean Smith before he died. The trust that bears his name is sending out letters to all who lettered for the North Carolina coach, about 180 players. Inside is a $200 check and a message: "Enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach...
  • After Slow Start, Hrivik Putting Up Points For Wolf Pack

    HARTFORD — As he began his third season in the American Hockey League, Wolf Pack forward Marek Hrivik was primed for a breakout season. Instead, he struggled to score. Hrivik had two points in his first 15 games, and had just two goals and one...
  • Pack's Skapski Shuts Out Admirals

    NORFOLK, Va. — Mackenzie Skapski made 19 saves for his second shutout of the season at Norfolk Scope, and the Wolf Pack defeated the Norfolk Admirals 3-0 on Saturday night for a sweep of the back-to-back series. The Wolf Pack had won the first of...
  • Wolf Pack Weekend

    Friday: at Norfolk Admirals, 7:30 p.m., FOX Sports Radio 1410: This is the third meeting of the season between the Wolf Pack and Admirals, and the Pack's first visit of the year to Norfolk, Va. The Wolf Pack beat the Admirals 3-0 Oct. 26; the Admirals...
  • Hartford Wolf Pack Play Two At The SL Center This Weekend

    Friday Vs. Syracuse Crunch, 7 p.m., at XL Center Skinny: Hartford is 1-3-0-0 against Syracuse this season, losing the past three meetings. … Syracuse is 22-9-4-0 for 48 points, two behind Northeast Division leader Springfield and eight ahead of...
  • Wolf Pack's Conor Allen Getting Some Attention With Rangers

    HARTFORD — His first NHL exposure came in training camp last year, when Conor Allen was just months removed from life as a college student at UMass Amherst. Allen, who signed with the New York Rangers as an undrafted free agent, played one game...
  • On The Fly: State Has Lost Two Sports Legends In Toner, Detrick

    John Toner's 1955 and 1956 New Britain High football teams were unbeaten in state games. He said yes to UConn's moving from the Yankee Conference to the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma. He was influential in bringing women's sports...
  • When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford

    When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford
    For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp. Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
  • Comings And Goings: Newbury's Leaving, Sonar's Returning

    Comings And Goings: Newbury's Leaving, Sonar's Returning
    Its been a busy summer for Hartford's professional hockey team. The Connecticut Whale became the Hartford Wolf Pack, returning to the AHL franchise's old brand. And with that, we have the return of the mascot Sonar.  Meanwhile, there was a significant...
  • Bring The Whalers Home To Hartford

    Bring The Whalers Home To Hartford
    The Whalers need to return to Hartford. Here's looking at you, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman. The Whalers belong in Connecticut. We still have a strong fan base, and indeed, low ticket sales can't be blamed as the reason the Whalers...