| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Hall of Famer Gordie Howe, long ago nicknamed “Mr. Hockey” for his legendary toughness, durability and scoring exploits, suffered a serious stroke Sunday and has lost some of the function and strength on the right side of his body, his son,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Gordie Howe, a Hall of Famer known to many as "Mr. Hockey," has lost some function on one side of his body and is having trouble speaking after suffering a stroke, the Detroit News reported on Tuesday.
The 86-year-old Howe, who spent the bulk of his...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:20 AM
HARTFORD — A $35 million renovation of the city's aging XL Center arena is nearly complete: Black granite shines in the new fan club; lighted signs brighten a refreshed concourse; and lower-level loge boxes offer premium seating closer to the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:27 PM
YOU KNOW THE TUNE: The UConn hockey team played "Brass Bonanza," which for years was the Hartford Whalers' song, after goals during an exhibition game against Dalhousie Oct. 5 in Storrs. The Huskies are considering it as their official goal song moving...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Just three games into his first season behind the Panthers' bench Gerard Gallant is already sounding a lot like former coach Kevin Dineen did when it comes to his players looking to make highlight-reel goals instead of the simple play.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Chris Pronger is joining the NHL's Department of Player Safety while is still technically under contract with the Philadelphia Flyers.
The news was confirmed Thursday after reports circulated that the former defenseman was joining the league office....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Joel Quenneville tapped into his stable of hockey friends and hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach for the Blackhawks on Monday.
Dineen, who coached the Canadian women's national team to the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, was a teammate of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:44 PM
If you liked your concert seats at Hartford's XL Center, now you can have two of them on your back deck, in your living room or anywhere else you want them.
The XL Center is selling pairs of seats that are being removed as part of the arena's $35 million...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co.
And in the two decades since...