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WHALE WEEKLY: January 17-23, 2011

Connecticut Whale

The Whale (21-16-2-5, 49 pts.) concluded a four-game road-trip Friday in Portland, falling to the Pirates by a 3-0 score. The Whale then returned home for a pair of weekend tilts, facing the Providence Bruins and the AHL-leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Late goals from Oren Eizenman and Brodie Dupont could not save the Whale from falling to the Bruins, 3-2, on Saturday, but Connecticut bounced back to beat the Penguins, 6-3, on Sunday, ending Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s seven-game winning streak. Chad Kolarik scored two short-handed goals in Sunday’s first period, a franchise record, and also contributed two assists in the victory, while Cam Talbot made 27 saves in net.

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FROM THE CREASE with Bruce Berlet

Bruce HeadshotBy Bruce Berlet

The stunning news out of Providence again emphatically demonstrated how precious life is.

Tom Cavanagh, the all-time leading scorer for the Worcester Sharks (46 goals, 92 assists in 202 games), was found dead Thursday of an apparent suicide inside the parking garage of the Providence Place mall. He was only 28.

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The deadline for fans to give the gift of Whale hockey during the holiday season is Monday.

The Whale Hockey Pack of six dark green undated flex tickets and one Heritage Connecticut Whale hat is $122, a savings of $38. Six yellow undated flex tickets and one hat are $74, a savings of $14. Holiday packages are available at the Fan Center behind Section 101 in the XL Center, by calling 860-728-3366 or visiting www.ctwhale.com. Continue reading



One of Howlings biggest supporters is Dave Romeiko, one of the senior Account Execs with the CT Whale. He is likely to be not only the top salesperson with the team, but he might also be the top salesperson in the entire AHL this year.

Dave let us know about a couple of upcoming specials for the team and we thought we’d share them with Howlings readers who might want to go to a game or two and save a few bucks. See the offers, after the jump. Continue reading