| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The puck drops Friday night for the start of the Connecticut Whale season and the team's roster is set.
There are some injuries that will keep players sidelined for the opener. Cam Talbot, the starting goaltender, is out with a foot injury. Dylan...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:41 AM
It's Week 3 of the AHL season and the Whale's searching for their first victory. They picked up a point in an overtime loss in Norfolk over the weeknd, but Connecticut has been unable to complete a win.
The bright spot? Kyle Jean (3-3-6) has points in...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Undrafted out of Lake Superior State, Kyle Jean managed to earn a professional contract from an audition at the Rangers' development camp over the summer.
And in the span of just four AHL games, Jean has emerged as a legitimate prospect. He has size (6-...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Hockey is a family sport to me. I've had a lot of fun at hockey games with my family at various venues from watching amateurs at a local skating rink in Bolton to the Bruins at the Boston TD Garden. I was a regular at the Civic Center when Ronnie...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:24 PM
We come to praise Howard Baldwin, not to bury him.
Mr. Baldwin, who energized Hartford three decades ago by bringing the Hartford Whalers of the World Hockey Association to town and then ushering the team into the National Hockey League, came back to...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:47 PM
This whole thing feels like a circular good news-bad news joke. The good news is we're losing our professional minor league hockey team. No, wait. The bad news is we're losing our professional minor league hockey team. The good news is we're gaining a...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:09 PM
The UConn hockey program will join Hockey East in in two years and the XL Center will become its home rink for conference games.
But on Nov. 24, the Huskies will skate at their future home as part of a doubleheader with the Whale. UConn and Air Force...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:26 PM
At age 29, the focus is on the NHL.
Brandon Segal has logged 102 NHL games, including 10 with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season. When the right winger signed as a free agent with the Rangers over the summer, he hoped to challenge for a job in New York....
| Nov 23, 2012
| 9:31 PM
The Norfolk Admirals (7-9) lost their fourth game in a row in regulation, falling 2-1 Friday to the Adirondack Phantoms in Glens Falls, N.Y.
The Phantoms (8-8), the top affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, scored twice in a 49-second span early in the...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 9:15 PM
John Kurtz and Emerson Etum scored for Norfolk, but the Admirals dropped a 5-2 decision to the Connecticut Whale on Saturday night in Hartford.
Chad Kolarik scored a hat trick for the Whale, the top affiliate of the New York Rangers.
It was the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:38 AM
With the NHL dark, Canada's hockey-loving population was heavily focused on the World Junior Championships being played in Russia.
So imagine the angst today, after Team Canada lost 5-1 to the United States in the semifinals Thursday morning. Canada...