Monthly Archive for August, 2006
Sad news out of Slovakia, where Islanders draft pick Stefan Blaho died Tuesday in a car accident. Just 21.
The Islanders announced today the signing of Peter Ferraro.
Good AHL-related story from the… PGA? Yep. Yusaku Miyazato aced two holes in one round this week; the PGA had said that was the first time it happened, but apparently someone did it 50 years ago in the GHO, when it was the Insurance City Open. (And right, it isn’t even the GHO anymore.) Who Read More
Tip o’ softball cap to eurohockey, leading us here to discover that former New Canaan and Yale defenseman Jeff Dwyer will play for Sportivi Ghiaccio Cortina in Italy this season. Trying to think of locals while we’re here… Jaime Sifers of Stratford signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs earlier this summer… Not sure about Scott Read More
What are you guys complaining about? Literally, I can barely remember the last hockey game I covered. You want hockey? The Providence Bruins have been sold. In a summer in which the New York Islanders had raced headlong away from the conventional, they have hired a French Canadian goaltending coach to replace a Trinidad native. Read More
I’m sitting here in the John DeStefano Communications Center… (just waiting out the crowd reaction) …after a day at the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament. My tennis knowledge is pretty much limited to ninth-grade intramurals, when I was doubles-paired with Yevgeny Bendersky, and if the other side was making bad line calls, I started shooting for Read More
The Tulsa Oilers (CHL) announced today they’ve signed David Masse.
I wouldn’t go so far as Separated at Birth, but… Especially at the plate Saturday night, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis reminded me just a little of Bruno Gervais….