WHALE’S CT HOCKEY HALL OF FAME NIGHT IS THIS SATURDAY
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Includes Poster Giveaway, First-intermission Induction Ceremony, Autograph Session, Jersey Auction
The Connecticut Whale’s CT Hockey Hall of Fame Night is coming up this Saturday, March 10 at the XL Center, as the Whale host the Norfolk Admirals in a 7:00 game.
The night marks the enshrinement of a new class of 2012 inductees into the CT Hockey Hall of Fame, which has adopted eight members from the storied Hartford Whalers Hall of Fame. The new inductees are: Connecticut-bred Hockey Hall of Famer Brian Leetch, ex-Hartford Whalers 56-goal scorer Blaine Stoughton, former Whalers goaltender Mike Liut, former Whalers captain Pat Verbeek, Connecticut Whale/Hartford Wolf Pack franchise icon, long-time captain and current head coach Ken Gernander, three-time Olympic medalist for Team USA and all-time NCAA women’s leading scorer Julie Chu, and one of the founders of the New England Whalers, William E. Barnes.
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By Bruce Berlet
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Hall of Famer Brian Leetch had just one regret.
“It went too fast,” the Cheshire native said.
Just one regret, too, for Enfield native Craig Janney, playing with Leetch for only the second time since the 1988 Winter Olympics.
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By: Bruce Berlet
WHALE BOWL WILL BREAK AHL ATTENDANCE RECORD
More than 22,500 tickets have been sold for Whale Bowl, the highlight of the “Harvest-Properties.com Whalers Hockey Fest 2011” at Rentschler Field, assuring the Whale will break the AHL attendance record. A record 21,508 watched the host Syracuse Crunch beat the Binghamton Senators 2-1 at the New York State Fairgrounds on Feb. 20, 2010.
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Tagged American Hockey League, Boston Bruins, Bruce Berlet, Hartford Whalers, Howard Baldwin Jr., Jeff Brubaker, Lyndon Byers, Mark Janssens, National Hockey League, Rentschler Field, Ronald McDonald House Charities, sport, Syracuse Crunch, WhaleBowl, Whalers Hockey Fest, WhalersSports, Yvon Corriveau