Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mark Howe and his Hockey Hall of Fame Induction

Together with the briber, Ed Belfour, Joe Nieuwendyk and Doug Gilmour, former Hartford Whalers and Philadelphia Flyer Defenseman Mark Howe was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011 earlier this week.  Howe started his career playing with … Continue reading

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Pete Rose and his Montreal Expos Excursion

Did you even remember that Pete Rose was on the Montreal Expos? Everyone remembers his long stint with the Big Red Machine in the 1960’s and 70’s.  And who could forget Pete Rose leading the Philadelphia Phillies to the World … Continue reading

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Jerry Glanville Continuing His UFL Career in Hartford of All Places

The former coach of the Houston Oilers (1985-1989) and the Atlanta Falcons (1990-93) has resurfaced in of all places, Hartford, Connecticut as the head coach of Connecitcut’s UFL entry, the Hartford Colonials.  After a 3-5 opening season in the UFL … Continue reading

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Kevin Dineen Wants the Panthers to Become the New Miami Heat

It’s no secret that Kevin Dineen is one of my favorite players of all time.  The former Hartford Whaler scored the game winning goal in the Hartford Whalers’ last game in Hartford in 1997.  Even though the team left for … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Thrashers Barely Had Time to Fail, Just Like the Atlanta Flames

I know how Atlanta feels.  Growing up in Hartford, Connecticut, 1997 was a tough year.  The Hartford Whalers, having just been bought by Compuware’s Peter Karmanos, all but stole the Whalers and moved them to North Carolina – despite the … Continue reading

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