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NOT A “MIRACLE ON ICE” IN WHALE WIN, BUT SAME SCORE

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BY: Bruce Berlet, Special to Howlings

HARTFORD, CT. – It’s not often you tie a franchise record for fewest shots in a period while falling behind by two goals and still manage to win.

But the victory-desperate Connecticut Whale pulled off that stunt against nemesis Curtis McElhinney on Friday night en route to a 4-3 win over the Northeast Division-leading Springfield Falcons before 6,052 at the XL Center.

The Whale was outshot 12-1 in the first period, tying their all-time low for shots in a period in the franchise’s 16-year history as the Falcons took a 2-0 lead on goals by Spencer Machacek and former Hartford Wolf Pack wing Matthew Ford 21 seconds apart.  Continue reading

CANTLON’S CORNER: A WHALE OF A WEEKEND COMING UP

Gerry CantlonBY: Gerry Cantlon, Special to Howlings

HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Whale start their the final portion of their home schedule Friday night against the Springfield Falcons with the playoff picture tighter than it was last week and a line-up that has undergone a serious makeover in the past 48 hours.

Home ice was tough for the Whale earlier in the season. With a home record of 5-10-0-0, but have since reversed direction and have since gone 14-3-2-2 for an overall home record of 19-13-2-2. Continue reading

RANGERS ANNIHILATE PENGUINS

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BY: The New York Rangers

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden, for their second straight win. New York has now recorded a point in seven of their last nine home games (6-2-1).
  • The Blueshirts improved to 18-15-3 (39 pts) overall, including a 12-6-2 mark at home this season. Continue reading

GABORIK LEAVES NYC – PARLETT/DELISLE LEAVE WHALE/ROAD WARRIORS

New-York-R-150x150RANGERS ACQUIRE DERICK BRASSARDDEREK DORSETT, JOHN MOORE, AND A SIXTH ROUND DRAFT PICK IN 2014

Send Marian Gaborik, Steven Delisle and Blake Parlett to Columbus

BY: The New York Rangers

NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has acquired forwards Derick Brassard and Derek Dorsett, defenseman John Moore, and a sixth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft from Columbus in exchange for forward Marian Gaborik, and defensemen Steven Delisle and Blake Parlett. Continue reading

TWO IN THE BANK, FOUR MORE TO GO FOR WHALE WEEKEND

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Special to Howlings 

HARTFORD, CT – In a fast-paced, well-played game, the Connecticut Whale beat the visiting Hershey Bears 3-2 in a shootout before a crowd of 5,854 at the XL Center Friday night.

The only goal scored among the ten shooters came off the stick of Whale assistant captain, Kris Newbury. The shot saw the puck JUST squeak over the goal line giving the Whale an all-important second point for the shootout win. Continue reading

SAINTS BEGGORAH, WHALE WIN IT ON ST. PATTY’S DAY

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Special to Howlings

HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Whale held on for a 3-2 victory over the Springfield Falcons for their third straight win. Rookie goaltender Jason Missiaen had 29 saves in back-to-back starts for the Whale and for the third consecutive  game in a row where he was named the game’s First Star.

The Irish Eyes were certainly smiling upon head coach Ken Gernander’s team as they gained two critical points in their chase for the playoffs.

“We were hanging on their in the third. Obviously we would have wanted to spend more time in the offensive zone, but ‘Mish’ (Missiaen) came up with some big saves and was a big difference in the game again tonight.” Continue reading

WHALE SALVAGE WEEKEND WITH WIN IN P-TOWN

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BY: Bob Crawford, Voice of the CTWhale

Providence, RI – Jason Missiaen made 37 saves Sunday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence, to backstop the Connecticut Whale to a 4-2 win over the Atlantic Division-leading Providence Bruins.

The Whale were outshot 39-25 in the game, but got third-period goals from Andrew Yogan, Nick Palmieri and Brandon Mashinter to erase a 2-1 deficit.  Mike Vernace also scored for the Whale, and Yogan and Mashinter both added assists.  Blake Parlett and Brandon Segal had two assists apiece.  The win stopped a three-game Connecticut losing streak (0-2-0-1).  Continue reading