Last week, the Danbury Hat Tricks topped the Carolina Thunderbirds in 5 games to capture the Commissioners Cup in the FPHL.
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They join the Danbury Westerners, Glover Teixeira, and Alex Pereira who've all been crowned champions in the past 18 months, and winning it all culminates in a celebration. For the Hat Tricks, that party took place on Sunday (5/21/23) in the streets of the Hat City.
The Rabbits, their coaches and team personnel snaked their way through the city beginning at City Hall and ending at the Danbury green. The team took to the stage of the bandshell and delivered speeches to their fans from the podium. These are some of the highlights of the day.
Rabbits Hockey Squad Cheered in Danbury's Version of Canyon of Heroes
Hockey is not exactly synonymous with a sunny May afternoon but it was all puck on Sunday in Danbury, CT. The Danbury Hat Tricks and their fans celebrated their FPHL Championship win in dramatic fashion. The team, coaches, personnel and city officials snaked their way though the D-Block in a Championship parade.
On behalf of I-95 and Townsquare Media, congratulations to the Danbury Hat Tricks organization on their victory.
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Danbury Officials Throw Parade for UFC Champ + Hat City Resident Glover Teixeira
Glover Teixeira had already met with the new Mayor Elect and was swarmed by fight fans and Hat City residents in Roger Park. All that was left to do was an official parade and ceremony for the public which took place on Sunday November 14, 2021. Flanked by local officials Glover took a ride down Main Street to Rogers Park where he was gifted a plaque commemorating his victory over Jan Blachowicz.
Danbury Was the Scene of a Sit-Down Between the Galantes and Gandolfinis
What is going on here? What are Jimmy and AJ Galante, doing with Michael Gandolfini? What are they doing at Dolce in Danbury, CT? Whatever the answer it's nice to see Danbury in the forefront more and more.
Inside the Premier Party for the Danbury Trashers Netflix Documentary
My name is Lou Milano, I am the co-host of the Ethan and Lou Morning Show on I-95. Recently, I attended the local premier of the Netflix film "Untold: Crime & Penalties" about the Danbury Trashers. The Trashers were a United Hockey League team that were around for a short time in the 2000' s in Western, CT but the team and ownership left a lasting impact.
The premier was open to the public and would take place inside the building where the Trashers played hockey, the Danbury Ice Arena. I decided to watch the movie at my house before going to the event. I wanted to use the time at the arena to interview the people in the film, and give an inside look into the night. This was my night out, with the cast of the film and the Trashers.