Howard Baldwin’s Plan to Bring Back the Whalers

Will the NHL return to Hartford?  Not without a new or refurbished arena, according to the commonly held belief.  Howard Baldwin, President of Whalers Sports and Entertainment and chairman of the Connecticut Whale now has a plan to address this need.

Baldwin has unveiled a plan to revitalize the XL Center in Hartford, ultimately leading to the return of the Hartford Whalers or another NHL team.  See the video below:

Connecticut Sports Law Featured Columnist Dan Canavan has also covered the potential return of the Whalers in detail:

Why Not Us? – Five Things Hartford Needs to Be Major League Again

Making the Case for Bringing the NHL Back to Hartford

Whale Bowl Brings Bitter Cold, Uncertain Effect on Hartford Hockey

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  1. [...] AHL teal, not to mention the return of an NHL team: “In November we came up with a helluva plan to bring this XL Center area back,” Baldwin Sr. said. “Not much of a response, other than the state saying, ‘I [...]

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