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The Hartford CourantAs the green-and-blue uniforms hit the ice a few minutes before 7 p.m. Saturday, "Brass Bonanza" filled the XL Center and 13,089 fans reveled in the nostalgia of the moment. "It feels like old times," Howard Baldwin said. And there was indeed a sense...
The old Howard Baldwin probably would have fought this fight. In those days, the 30-year-old blond WHA rebel would be told he shouldn't do something by the hockey establishment, do the opposite and then dare the old codgers to do something about it....
firstname.lastname@example.orgAs Thomas DeFranzo sees it, the biggest obstacle between him and his Hollywood dream is obscurity. "No one knows we're here," he said of an enterprise he calls Windsor Worldwide Studios. "That's the biggest thing." He is less concerned that the movie...
Tags: Movies, Contracts, Finance, Hartford Whalers, Entertainment
The Hartford CourantThe New England Whalers completed negotiations with the Springfield Civic Center Friday and announced their remaining home games, plus all playoff games, will be played there. The Whalers thus erased the last wisps of doubt about the team's future in the...
The Hartford CourantReluctantly, wistfully, and perhaps a bit skeptically an era officially came to end Wednesday. Gordie Howe, in the wanning stages of his fantastic and almost unbelievable 32-year career, often joked that he would retire when everybody else did -- at the...
The Hartford CourantThe biggest shock arrived 10 minutes after the Whalers had dusted off Quebec in three straight. The Whalers had eliminated the Nordiques from the Adams Division semifinals with a 9-4 thrashing Saturday night and had advanced to the divisional finals...
The Hartford CourantNovember 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...
— If the Whalers could have a Mount Rushmore, this would be it. Displayed side-by-side were three original World Hockey Association era jerseys — the logo with the W and the harpoon — on a table for fans to admire. "It's the greatest...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday October 1, 1999 "Mystery, Alaska" is a film that believes, in the words of hockey player and ladies' man Skank Marden, that "skating and fornicating are the most fun you can have in the winter." While that may or may not be accurate in life,...
Times Staff WriterDirector Jon Purdy aptly describes his picture "Joshua" as "a spiritual western, a story about a stranger who comes to a small town and instead of changing their way of thinking with his six-guns, he changes them through a compassion that is revealed to...
Times Staff Writer"Danny Deckchair" is an Australian romantic comedy about a suburban stiff who hitches a lawn chair to some helium balloons and accidentally floats off to a better life. First-time feature director Jeff Balsmeyer, a former storyboard artist who won a...
Tags: Movies, Michel Gondry, Judy Garland, Comedy (genre), Rhys Ifans
Times Staff WriterIt might be useful for filmmakers to note that with popcorn movies, the audience's suspension of disbelief is going to dissipate in direct proportion to any attempt to call attention to Serious Issues. It's probably a bad thing if the synopsis begins to...
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