BY: Bruce Berlet
Former Hartford Whalers captain and iconic right wing Kevin Dineen finally got where many thought he should have been a few years ago on Wednesday.
Dineen, one of the grittiest and hard-working players in hockey history, was named coach of the Florida Panthers, who haven’t reached the NHL playoffs for a record 10 consecutive years.
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By Bruce Berlet
Few sporting entities ebb and flow together more than a hockey goaltender and his or her team.
Chad Johnson has discovered that more than ever this season, which seems almost divided between when the local AHL team was the Hartford Wolf Pack and it became the Connecticut Whale on Nov. 27. Continue reading
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