Whalers Make Long-Awaited Return to New England

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Twenty-two years after they left, the Hartford Whalers finally returned to New England last night — sort of.

That wasn’t really the Whalers facing off against the Bruins last night in Boston, of course. It was the Hurricanes, wearing their much-discussed Whalers throwbacks. And since those throwbacks . . . → Read More: Whalers Make Long-Awaited Return to New England

A Prince Among Devils

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Some surprising people out there are Uni Watch readers. One of them is New Jersey Devils P.A. announcer Kevin Clark, who’s been emailing me with tips, contributions, and off-the-record insider info for many years now. But we had never met in person until two nights ago, . . . → Read More: A Prince Among Devils

UW Contest Winner Shows Off More Hockey Concepts

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Uni Watch readers know that for the past three summers, I’ve hosted the Grand Rapids Griffins uniform design contest, wherein readers submit their designs for a new jersey to be worn on ice by that team during a game. This past year’s winner was Matt Harvey, who . . . → Read More: UW Contest Winner Shows Off More Hockey Concepts

Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

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Pretty cool cross-sport moment during the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory parade yesterday, as backup quarterback Danny Etling wore a Larry Bird throwback jersey from Indiana State. Etling grew up in Terre Haute, Ind., where ISU is located, so that’s presumably the story behind the jersey . . . → Read More: Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade