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FROM THE CREASE with Bruce Berlet

Bruce HeadshotBy Bruce Berlet

HARTFORD, Conn.Howard Baldwin and his Whalers Sports and Entertainment group have been working feverishly for months in an attempt to revitalize the local hockey market and get back into the NHL.

But one of the major rivals of Baldwin’s New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association and Hartford Whalers in the National Hockey League made a major statement Saturday night at the home of one of the NHL’s weakest links, the New York Islanders. Continue reading