Team preview: Hartford

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 13, 2009, 5:54 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Hartford had plenty of reasons, serendipitous and tangible alike, to believe the 2008-09 season would be a special one.