Happy new year’s news

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Trevor Smith is up and is in today. It’s his NHL debut, and Capuano had some kind words — much of which should make tomorrow’s paper. Yann Danis was also up, so back to two goalies here for the time being. Smith is set to go on the Islanders’ week-long road trip, while no one […] [Read More]
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Happy new year’s news

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Trevor Smith is up and is in today. It’s his NHL debut, and Capuano had some kind words — much of which should make tomorrow’s paper. Yann Danis was also up, so back to two goalies here for the time being. Smith is set to go on the Islanders’ week-long road trip, while no one […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Happy new year's news

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Trevor Smith is up and is in today. It’s his NHL debut, and Capuano had some kind words — much of which should make tomorrow’s paper. Yann Danis was also up, so back to two goalies here for the time being. Smith is set to go on the Islanders’ week-long road trip, while no one […] [Read More]
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Addition

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So if our anonymous commenter would like to lend out his contact list… James Sixsmith was, in fact, here for practice this morning, up from Utah. Yann Danis was here, too, joking that he has become well acquainted with Interstate 95. He was happy to get a full practice in; it has been a while. […] [Read More]
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Hack the bone! Hack the bone!*

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Between the Connecticut Polar Bears Christmas Tournament and the public skating, the boys got kicked to a later practice time and got kicked upstairs. They were split up, defense first and forwards second, and subjected to a Matt Bertani practice with a heck of a lot of skating. Having watched both sets go through it, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Hack the bone! Hack the bone!*

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Between the Connecticut Polar Bears Christmas Tournament and the public skating, the boys got kicked to a later practice time and got kicked upstairs. They were split up, defense first and forwards second, and subjected to a Matt Bertani practice with a heck of a lot of skating. Having watched both sets go through it, […] [Read More]
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Bonus trivia

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EDIT: Answers are now here. Friday’s assignment, BTW, is here. It is kind of wacky to think about it, how a kid who was a sophomore, clearing the zone at Wonderland, in my first full-time year on the high-school hockey beat — how he’s now a Maple Leaf. (The first comment is pretty funny. What […] [Read More]

Bonus trivia answers

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Hey! No peeking! (If you want to actually try the questions first, they’re here.) [Read More]

Money’s worth

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Money's worth

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Great game to watch. Back and forth. Scoring chances galore. Some turnovers leading to goals, and yeah, Capuano wasn’t thrilled about how some of those five came to be. Capuano also talked about needing secondary scoring; Smith and Iggulden and McLean can’t do it every night, and when you’re giving five to Wilkes-Barre, they can’t […] [Read More]
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