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: