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  • 6/28/2012-Hockey Dreams Die Hard

    6/28/2012-Hockey Dreams Die Hard
    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...
  • Is There A Future For Hockey In Hartford?

    Is There A Future For Hockey In Hartford?
    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...
  • Developer Seeks To Build Movie Studio In Windsor

    Developer Seeks To Build Movie Studio In Windsor
    As Thomas DeFranzo sees it, the biggest obstacle between him and his Hollywood dream is obscurity. "No one knows we're here," he said of an enterprise he calls Windsor Worldwide Studios. "That's the biggest thing." He is less concerned that the movie...
  • Howard Baldwin Knows It Wouldn't Pay To Fight For Two Letters

    The old Howard Baldwin probably would have fought this fight. In those days, the 30-year-old blond WHA rebel would be told he shouldn't do something by the hockey establishment, do the opposite and then dare the old codgers to do something about it....
  • Whalers Take Springfield Site

    The New England Whalers completed negotiations with the Springfield Civic Center Friday and announced their remaining home games, plus all playoff games, will be played there. The Whalers thus erased the last wisps of doubt about the team's future in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nord-eeeeks! Whalers Sweep Series; Canadiens Are Next

    The biggest shock arrived 10 minutes after the Whalers had dusted off Quebec in three straight. The Whalers had eliminated the Nordiques from the Adams Division semifinals with a 9-4 thrashing Saturday night and had advanced to the divisional finals...
  • Whalers Reunion And Fan Fest A Day To Remember

    Whalers Reunion And Fan Fest A Day To Remember
    — If the Whalers could have a Mount Rushmore, this would be it. Displayed side-by-side were three original World Hockey Association era jerseys — the logo with the W and the harpoon — on a table for fans to admire. "It's the greatest...