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1972-1997 New England Whalers / Hartford Whalers

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1976-77 New England Whalers Media GuideWorld Hockey Association (1972-1979)
National Hockey League (1979-1997)

Born: November 1971 – WHA founding franchise
Moved: May 6, 1997 (Carolina Hurricanes)

Arenas:

Team Colors:

Owners:

  • 1972-: Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood & William Barnes’
  • 1988-1989: Donald Conrad, Richard Gordon, et al.
  • 1994-1997: Peter Karmanos, Thomas Thewes & Jim Rutherford

WHA Champions: 1973
Stanley Cup Championships: None

 

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Whalers Shop

Whalers WHA Road Green Replica Jersey

Whalers WHA Home White Replica Jersey

Hartford Whalers Knit Beanie by Mitchell & Ness


Whalers WHA Logo Retro T-Shirt by Throwback Max

 

New England Whalers Memorabilia

 

Whalers Video

New England Whalers upset the Soviet Red Army team at the Hartford Civic Center. December 27, 1976.

 

In Memoriam

Defenseman Brad McCrimmon (Whalers ’93-’96) died on September 7, 2011 in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster in Russia

Left wing Paul Cyr (Whalers ’90-’92) passed away from a heart attack on May 12, 2012 at age 48

 

Links

World Hockey Association Media Guides

World Hockey Association Programs

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