RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hartford Whalers

Hartford Whalers
Former NHL franchise in Hartford from 1979–97. The franchise moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1997 where it became the Carolina Hurricanes.
Former NHL franchise in Hartford from 1979–97. The franchise moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1997 where it became the Carolina Hurricanes. « Show less

Top Hartford Whalers Articles

Displaying items 34-42
  • Whalers Will Leave Hartford, Sources Say. Announcement Expected Today; Team To Pay State $5 Million

    Wednesday, March 26, 1997 WHALERS WILL LEAVE HARTFORD, SOURCES SAY ANNOUNCEMENT EXPECTED TODAY; TEAM TO PAY STATE $5 MILLION By Christopher Keating, Mike Swift and Michael Arace The Hartford Whalers rejected the Rowland administration's final offer...
  • A Moving Tribute. Victory A Footnote To History

    Perhaps the saddest moment in Hartford history was the circus tent fire of July 6, 1944. It became known as The Day the Clowns Cried. Another of the city's saddest moments arrived April 13, 1997. Perhaps it should be remembered as The Day They Cried...
  • It's Official Finally; Whalers Join NHL

    The National Hockey League's expansion to four cities became official Friday when league President John Ziegler announced the granting of franchises to the Hartford Whalers, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets and Quebec Nordiques. The Expansion, which swells...
  • Whalers' Gordie Howe Retires

    Reluctantly, wistfully, and perhaps a bit skeptically an era officially came to end Wednesday. Gordie Howe, in the wanning stages of his fantastic and almost unbelievable 32-year career, often joked that he would retire when everybody else did -- at the...
  • 10 Legendary Hartford Whalers

    10 Legendary Hartford Whalers
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...
  • Whalers Trade Francis To Penguins. Samuelsson, Jennings Dealt For Cullen, Zalapski, Parker

    The Whalers Monday night completed the biggest trade in their history when they sent Ron Francis, Ulf Samuelsson and Grant Jennings to the Pittsburgh Penguins for John Cullen, Zarley Zalapski and Jeff Parker. General manager Ed Johnston, who had served...
  • Hartford Whalers

  • Whalers Drill Oilers, 11-0, Flood Record Books

    Hartford Whalers Coach Jack Evans departed the Civic Center after Saturday night's 6-3 loss to the Calgary Flames hoping for a complete reversal of form 18 hours later in a game against the Edmonton Oilers. He got it - in spades. And hearts. And clubs....