One place in Connecticut where ice is welcome this winter is shaping up to see action, as crews put finishing touches on an outdoor rink at Rentschler Field in East Hartford for “Whalers Hockey Fest 2011. ”
Events kick off on Thursday (Feb. 10,) leading up to the February 19th “Harvest-Properties.com Whale Bowl,” featuring the Connecticut Whale and the Providence Bruins,” and a game between Hartford Whalers and Boston Bruins alumni, all on an outdoor rink at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
The public will be able to skate on the ice Tuesday, Feb. 22.
College, high school, junior and prep school games on the outdoor ice will lead up to the “Whale Bowl.” The University of Connecticut men’s and women’s ice hockey teams will play an outdoor double-header Sunday, Feb. 13, with the men facing Sacred Heart and the women taking on Providence. Click here for details.