1972 Hartford Founding Year Tee - Streaker Sports
1972 Hartford Founding Year Tee - Streaker Sports

1972 Hartford Founding Year Tee

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The Story

The Whalers franchise started as the 'New England Whalers,' playing in Boston as one of the WHA's original teams in 1972. The team held the WHA's best record through the first season of play, eventually going on a run to win the inaugural Avco World Trophy (the WHA championship).

The club played many of its first season's home games at the Boston Garden and the Whalers found themselves fourth in priority for dates behind the NHL's Bruins, Boston Celtics and even the American Hockey League's Boston Braves. Fed up with the situation, the owners decided to move the team elsewhere: Hartford, Connecticut where a brand new arena was already being built. On January 11, 1975 the team played its first game at the Hartford Civic Center in front of a sellout crowd.

Crafted with the intention of being the softest shirt in your lineup, our signature tees are made with premium airlume (for softness) and ringspun (for durability) cotton combined with poly to make the perfect tee👌 that wears and feels like a well-worn favorite. Our garments are printed with inks that actually blend into the fabric giving it more character and true vintage look with every wash.

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  • 52% airlume ring-spun cotton/48% polyester
  • Unisex fit
  • Imported garment with American-made fabrics.
  • Printed in the USA 🇺🇸
  • Made in certified eco-friendly facilities ♻️