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  • Whale Weekly

    The Connecticut Whale completed the Hartford portion of their regular season schedule Sunday, losing 1-0 to the Providence Bruins. They finished 20-14-2-2 at the XL Center, including 15-4-1-2 in the last 22 home games. With 78 points, the Whale are in...
  • Friday's local pro sports roundup: Admirals win third in row, move into playoff position

    Coming from as far behind as last place in the AHL Eastern Conference, the Norfolk Admirals at last are over .500 and in playoff position. They've got five games left -- all away from Scope Arena -- to keep it. Friday, No. 1 star Steven Whitney...
  • Saturday's local pro sports roundup: Admirals improve playoff hopes with fourth win in a row

    Sami Vatanen scored 3:24 into overtime Saturday night, giving the Norfolk Admirals (37-30-4-1) a 4-3 victory over the Worcester Sharks in Massachusetts. By finishing a two-game sweep of San Jose's top affiliate, the Admirals improved to 2-0 on their...
  • Friday's local pro sports roundup: Admirals' playoff hopes take hit with loss at Syracuse

    Newly crowned American Hockey League MVP Tyler Johnson scored three goals as the Syracuse Crunch routed the Norfolk Admirals 6-1 Friday night. The Admirals (37-32-4-1), who began Friday in a two-way tie for seventh place in the AHL Eastern Conference...
  • Admirals suffer costly 2-0 loss, face uphill climb to make playoffs on final day

    Norfolk lost 2-0 Saturday at Albany (N.Y.) on the next-to-last day of the AHL regular season, putting the Admirals’ hopes of qualifying for the playoffs out of their hands. The Devils’ David Wohlberg scored on a rebound past Norfolk goalie...
  • Whale Miss Playoffs

    The Hershey Bears beat the Manchester Monarchs Sunday, earning the eighth and final playoff spot in the AHL's Eastern Conference. And that ended the Connecticut Whale's season. The Whale, who were winless in their final six games, needed regulation...
  • Black Aces Report To New York

    The New York Rangers have their team of Black Aces. Ten players from the Connecticut Whale's roster reported to New York and will practice as the Rangers face the Capitals in the NHL playoffs. If the Rangers have an injury during the playoffs,...
  • MSG Eyes Long Island

    Madison Square Garden Company signed a lease extension with Comcast Spectacor just five weeks ago, reaching an agreement to keep its AHL affiliate at Hartford's XL Center for at least the next three seasons.  But it seems the executives at MSG may...
  • 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...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
  • Funeral For A Friend: The Day The Whalers Left Hartford

    Funeral For A Friend: The Day The Whalers Left Hartford
    The 710th and final National Hockey League game at the Civic Center in Hartford began at 1:37 on Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1997. At 4 p.m., the horn sounded and Connecticut said goodbye to major league sports. In between, 14,660 fans watched the...