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.
Forward 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,.
The 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 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..
Kevin Dineen, who played for the Hartford Whalers from 1984 to 1991, has been named head coach of the NHL Florida Panthers.
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 […]
There was an electric atmosphere at the XL Center as the Hartford WolfPack broke the ice on the hockey season with a 4-2 win over the Charlotte Checkers, the farm team of the former Hartford […]