Planned US-Canada Bridge To Be Named After Former Whaler Gordie HoweA planned $2.1 billion bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will be named after hockey great Gordie Howe.
Mr. Hockey May Leave Hospital
Hockey Great Gordie Howe Suffers StrokeThe Detroit News is reporting that NHL Hall-of-Famer Gordie Howe, who closed out his career with his sons Mark and Marty with the Hartford Whalers, has suffered a serious stroke.
A Good Day For Hartford. . . The HorseA horse called Hartford -- but with ties to California, not Connecticut -- was a winner at Gulfstream Park Thursday.
Former Whalers Captain Dineen Fired As Panthers Coach In Kevin Dineen's first season with the Florida Panthers the team won its first division title and ended a playoff skid that had lasted more than a decade. A year and a half removed from one of the franchise's highest points, Dineen,the former Hartford Whalers captain was fired.
Former Whaler Among Those Named To Hockey Hall of FameForward Brendan Shanahan, whose career in the NHL included a stretch with the Hartford Whalers, as well as New Jersey, St. Louis, Detroit and the New York Rangers, is one of three players to be inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame,.
Baldwin Proposes XL Renovation -- For Hartford NHL Team In 2017The chairman and chief executive of Whalers Sports and Entertainment has unveiled a $105 million renovation of Hartford's XL Center to include an IMAX theater, restaurant and bar.
Former Whaler Among Those Killed In Russian Plane CrashFormer Hartford Whaler Brad McCrimmon was coach of the Russian hocky team Lokomotiv, whose plane crashed on takeoff. He played 18 years in the NHL for Boston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Hartford and Phoenix..
Former Whalers Hero Now NHL Head CoachKevin Dineen, who played for the Hartford Whalers from 1984 to 1991, has been named head coach of the NHL Florida Panthers.
Cold Winds; High Spirits
Wolf Pack Open Season with 4-2 Defeat of Checkers