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In another installment where I review the dwindling number of players remaining from a relocated franchise... today it's the Hartford Whalers.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere-ANA
Bobby Holik-ATL
Sami Kapanen-PHI
Marek Malik-NYR
Michael Nylander-WSH
Nolan Pratt-BUF
Chris Pronger-ANA
Geoff Sanderson-EDM
Brendan Shanahan-NYR
Glen Wesley-CAR (the only current Hurricane to have played for The Whale)

Note: the following lists may not be all-inclusive, but do give a feel for the former Whalers in non-playing roles. Additions are more than welcome.

Ron Francis-Asst. GM, Carolina Hurricanes
Ken Holland-GM, Detroit Red Wings
Don Maloney-GM, Phoenix Coyotes

Randy Cunneyworth-Head Coach, Rochester Americans (AHL)
Kevin Dineen-Head Coach, Portland Pirates (AHL)
Dean Evason-Asst Coach, Washington Capitals (NHL)
Doug Jarvis-Asst Coach, Montreal Canadiens (NHL)
Brad McCrimmon-Associate Coach, Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)
Jack McIlhargey-Asst Coach, Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Joel Quenneville-Head Coach, Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
Ulf Samuelsson-Asst Coach, Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
John Stevens-Head Coach, Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Dave Tippett-Head Coach, Dallas Stars (NHL)

Ray Ferraro
Nick Kypreos
Greg Millen
Daryl Reaugh

Next Generation
Ryan Malone (son of Greg)


That takes care of the former WHA franchises that have relocated. My next and final review is of the Minnesota North Stars.
Filed Under:   WHA   Whalers   Hurricanes   Hartford   NHL  
January 7, 2008 10:35 AM ET | Delete
Nice work 23! Your knowledge of former players and history is really quite amazing. Keep it up! SYF
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