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MEET THE OTHER PHIL ESPOSITO

Danbury Whalers

The Danbury Whalers of the Federal Hockey League have a new Head Coach for 2011-2012.

While his name is very familiar, it’s not the same guy… although after spending some time talking to him, you get to see that he has the same energy level and demands on those who want to be on the team’s roster.

Howlings spoke to the energetic coach after a 6-2 exhibition split squad game Saturday night at Danbury Arena.

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A NEW FACE IN DANBURY

Danbury WhalersDanbury Whalers President and General Manager Herm Sorcher announced on Thursday that defenseman Ladislav Hruska has signed an agreement for the 2011-12 hockey season.  Hruska joins Anthony Monte as a new face in the Danbury lineup for the coming season. Continue reading

FULTON COMES BACK TO DANBURY

Corey Fulton Signs with the Danbury Whalers

Danbury Whalers 2Danbury Whalers President and General Manager Herm Sorcher announced Sunday that the team has resigned Left Wing, Corey Fulton for the 2011-12 season.

Fulton, a native of Mississauga, Ontario, played in 34 games last season with 2 goals and 3 assists while leading the Federal Hockey League with 217 penalty minutes.

Fulton was voted by the Danbury Whalers’ fans as the “2010-2011 People’s Choice” as the “Most Popular Player.”

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NIEDERT RETURNS TO DANBURY

Nick Niedert Signs Agreement for 2011-12 Season

Danbury WhalersHerm Sorcher, CEO and Managing General Partner of The Danbury Whalers announced that Goaltender, Nick Niedert has resigned with the team for the 2011-12 season.

Niedert led the Federal Hockey League in four different goaltending categories.  Finishing on top with 2 shutouts, total saves (1122), 38 games played, and 2164 total minutes played.

The Danbury netminder was 3rd overall in the FHL with 19 wins and finished 4th among qualifying goalies with a 3.52 Goals Against Average (GAA) and .898 Save percentage.

niedert head shotLast season, Niedert split time between the Danbury Whalers and the Dayton Gems of the Central Hockey League (AA).

Niedert has over 100 career wins entering his 8th professional season. The 5’8, 185 pounder from Hudson Iowa was thrilled to have been resigned. “I am proud to be back for a 2nd season in Danbury.  The fans, the community and the hockey atmosphere – is second to none.”