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Hartford Whalers

Hartford Whalers
Former NHL franchise in Hartford from 197997. The franchise moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1997 where it became the Carolina Hurricanes.
Former NHL franchise in Hartford from 197997. The franchise moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1997 where it became the Carolina Hurricanes. « Show less

Top Hartford Whalers Articles

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  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • Colleen Howe dies at 76; 'Mrs. Hockey' was wife of Hall of Famer Gordie Howe

    Colleen Howe, the wife of hockey great Gordie Howe and one of the first female sports agents, died Friday. She was 76. She died at her home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., after battling Pick's disease, a rare form of dementia similar to Alzheimer's, the...
  • Hockey Business In South Windsor Has Glided Through Recession

    Hockey Business In South Windsor Has Glided Through Recession
    Opened in 1971, South Windsor Arena/Hockey 1 has grown from a winter-only skating facility with a tiny skate-sharpening room to a year-round rink with a 30,000-square-foot store, a restaurant and a warehouse. | Owners Leonard and Steve Grigorian, 53 and...
  • 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...
  • Fan Guide To Rentschler Field: What You Need To Know

    Fan Guide To Rentschler Field: What You Need To Know
    Some Rentschler Field Rules Alcohol policy: Limit of one beer sales limited to one per purchase. Everybody must show an ID. Sales stop midway through the middle of third quarter. Camera policy: No video cameras or recording devices. Confidential fan...
  • Alex Zlatkus Scoring Points Along The Way

    Alex Zlatkus Scoring Points Along The Way
    ALEX ZLATKUS GLASTONBURY Class: Senior Position: Forward Coach: Ken Barse Accomplishments: Helped lead Glastonbury to one of the best three-year stretches in program history with trips to the Division I semifinals and finals in 2008 and '09. (The...
  • 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....