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Slim and None Podcast: Episode 7 - The WHA Starts to Take Shape

Howard Baldwin discusses what it took to build what became the Hartford Whalers and some of the biggest personalities in the WHA in its early days.
Slim and None Podcast

This episode features a discussion of the key February meeting when the $25,000 obligation is raised to $250,000, then eliminated. There is also a discussion of some of the more colorful owners and hockey personalities at that point in time and the status of the league itself.

Hosted by: Howard Baldwin
Executive Producers: Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin & Steve Maggi
Development Executive and Principle Writer: Steve Maggi, Karen and Howard Baldwin

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