Monthly Archive for July, 2006
I loved talking to Sean Bergenheim during the lockout. He was a hawk, an unreconstructed hawk. “Salary cap” was anathema. Some guys parroted the NHLPA line; Bergenheim lived it, and wondered where it went when it was gone. Beyond that, Bergenheim was unhappy to get shipped to Bridgeport to start last year (and laid it Read More
Looks like Rob Collins is indeed finally off to Germany, if this big blowout press release means anything.
The good news, and it trumps all, is Dave Baseggio is Peoria’s new coach. The bad news is, given the way the scheduling works in this league, we’ll have to make a special trip to see the man. But hey. EDIT: Toronto has hired Greg Gilbert, so I think that leaves just Wilkes-Barre, Manchester and Read More
Oh where have you been, my blue-eyed son? And where have you been, my darlin’ young one? Darlin’? Young? Blue-eyed? Heh. But I’ll tell ya. I’ve been in Illinois, hanging out with The Little Punk for a week. I’ve been ramblin’ the countryside, watchin’ raunchy (but R-rated) sequels, playing Connect Four, Battleship, Jengajam. I’ve been Read More
First and most importantly, deepest condolences to Alan Hahn on the loss of his father. –BPT preseason sked isn’t out officially yet — actually, I’ve spoken to no one in the organization since last Monday, so maybe it is — but the Wolf Pack say they have the Sound Tigers Sept. 26 at Danbury and Read More
“You’re not allowed to rent here anymore!” Did you ever look around and wonder what in the heck you were doing? I’m in one of those troughs right now. For the first time since fourth grade, I’m not as excited as usual. I’m almost disenchanted, even. (And lest anyone read too much into this, there’s Read More
Coupla things from the day that didn’t make the paper… –Marshall told of standing next to Al Arbour back in the 1990s — a guess here puts it the lockout year Mark I, ’94-95 — watching Lorne Henning run an Islanders practice as Pierre Turgeon, Derek King and Steve Thomas were “kind of futzing around.” Read More