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Developer proposes new arena in Hartford

Updated: December 29, 2005, 4:18 PM ET
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Eight years after the Whalers left Hartford for North Carolina, a developer wants to bring another NHL team to the Connecticut capital.

Lawrence Gottesdiener is head of Northland Investment Corp., which owns $500 million worth of property in Hartford. He would like to put the team in a $250 million arena he hopes to build.

"We've got our own money, we're willing to invest in an arena and we're willing to buy a team," he said. "It would be an important entity ...

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