| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
No one ever mistook Nicholas Evlampios Fotiu for Dick Button, but there are almost as many of Fotiu's skating highlights on YouTube as of the great figure skater Button. Invariably, Fotiu is punching somebody, a feat he performed repeatedly for the Hartford Whalers during his splendid years in our city.
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
If I knew more about hockey, I'd know which hockey player Dan Malloy resembles at the Democratic convention.
He's not Dave Semenko, the hulking bloody-fisted 1980s goon eventually acquired from Edmonton by the Hartford Whalers mainly because that was the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:15 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Like many readers, I have enjoyed The Hartford Courant's focus on the 250 years of its outstanding service to our state. As a sports fan and historian, I am thrilled that the newspaper is devoting this month to the history of sport in Connecticut.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:13 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jason Bell, The Sports Xchange
EditorsNote: adds Nilsson's first name in fifth graf, Pavelec's first name in seventh graf; fixes typo in eighth graf Islanders 3, Jets 2 (OT)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The New York Islanders ignored...