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Official Announcement Of Return To Wolf Pack Name

Madison Square Garden, owners of the Hartford American Hockey League franchise, and Global Spectrum, operators of the team and of the XL Center, has announced that the AHL team, which has played as the Connecticut Whale for three seasons, will return to the name Hartford Wolf Pack for the 2013-2014 season.

05/14/2013

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AHL “Whale” To Return To “Wolf Pack” Name

WTIC’s Scott Gray reports the Hartford franchise in the American Hockey League, who failed to qualify for the playoffs, has played its last game as the “Connecticut Whale.”

04/23/2013

Former Mets Exec To Head MSG Sports

Former Mets executive Dave Howard has been hired as president of MSG Sports, and will run business operations for the New York Knicks, Rangers, Liberty and the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League.

03/25/2013

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Global Spectrum, Whale Reach Deal To Keep Team AT XL Center Through 2016

Global Spectrum, the company chosen to manage the XL Center has reached an agreement with MSG, owner of the Connecticut Whale to continue to play their home American Hockey League games at the XL Center,

02/26/2013

Connecticut Whale logo

Connecticut Whale To Remain In Hartford; AEG Will Handle Business Operations

A deal announced today keeps the Connecticut Whale hockey team in Hartford, after Madison Square Garden Sports, the parent company of the New York Rangers, last month ended its relationship with Whalers Sports and Engertainment, the partnership operated by Howard Baldwin.

07/09/2012

Mystic Aquarium

Specialists From Mystic Will Study Rhode Island Whale Deaths

Officials are trying to determine what caused the death of two whales that washed up in shallow water at a Rhode Island beach.

07/04/2011

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Cold Winds; High Spirits

Connecticut fans shattered The American Hockey League’s attendance record The Connecticut Whale sold some 28,500 tickets for the “Whale Bowl”  at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.  The game was the main event of a series […]

02/20/2011

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Charges Could Be Dismissed In Mascot Assault

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A 28-year-old man charged with attacking a Connecticut hockey team’s mascot might soon be out of the penalty box. Kevin O’Connell’s attorney says a Hartford Community Court judge has promised to […]

02/11/2011

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Hockey Fans Welcome Ice At Rentschler

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. “

02/09/2011

(Credit:  Hartford Police)

East Hartford Man Charged With Attacking Whale Mascot

Hartford Police say a man who attacked the Whale mascot “Pucky” during Saturday’s 3-2 loss to the Portland Pirates has been arrested.

01/31/2011

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