Recently, Blueline had the opportunity to visit the great NHL Alumni Camp at the NE Sports center in Marlborough, MA. Directed by David A. Jensen and Glen Featherstone, the camps provide young hockey players with expert teaching from NHL legends.
Among the NHL legends appearing at the camp were Jensen, Featherstone, Pat Lafontaine, Brian Leetch, Terry O'Reilly, Bobby Carpenter, Rick Middleton, Bob Miller, Shawn McCeachern, Scott Young, Andy Brickley and more.
In the first segment, NHL legends discuss their days playing with and against the Hartford Whalers.
This is the complete video of the Hartford Whalers Alumni vs. Boston Bruins Alumni with special guests the "Hanson Brothers"
Hall of Fame defensemen Brian Leetch, a Cheshire native, and Brad Park headline the Bruins legends team. Other commitments are Enfield native Craig Janney, former captain Rick Middleton, Reggie Lemelin, Ken Hodge, Don Marcotte, Rick Smith, Bob Sweeney, Lyndon Byers, Cleon Daskalakis, Jay Miller, Bob Miller (no relation) and Ken “The Rat” Linseman, a member of the Whalers for a few moments as he passed through in a multi-player trade with Philadelphia and Edmonton that included Mark Howe leaving Hartford for the Flyers. Derek Sanderson and Gary Doak will coach the Bruins team.
Commitments for the Whalers team are WHA Hall of Famer Andre Lacroix, John McKenzie, whose No. 19 is retired in the XL Center rafters, Blaine Stoughton, Pat Verbeek, John Anderson, Garry Swain, Bob Crawford, Chris Kotsopoulos, Jim Dorey, Jordy Douglas, Ray Neufeld, Gordie Roberts, Darren Turcotte, Nelson Emerson, Mark Janssens, Bill Bennett, Jeff Brubaker, Fred O’Donnell, Terry Yake, Scott Daniels, Ed Hospodar, Yvon Corriveau and the Babych brothers, Dave and Wayne. Norm Barnes and former captain Russ Anderson will be among the coaches.