Monthly Archive for April, 2008

: April, 2008

And now for Part 2

Philadelphia scored at :22 and at 58:33 to eliminate Albany in seven games. Tip o’cap to Albany, a scrappy, battling team. The Phantoms move on to battle the Penguins, beginning Thursday. After some
Categories: General

Don't bet on it

Ever wonder what players do when their playoff series end early? Thanks to Jonathan and the authorities in the Wyoming Valley, wonder no more. That kind of gambling is not suggested, I’d imagine.
Categories: General

Superfection?

The 1988 Hershey Bears went 12-0 in the playoffs, sweeping Binghamton, Adirondack and Fredericton in four games apiece, to win the Calder Cup. The 1964 Cleveland Barons went 9-0 in the playoffs,
Categories: General

Third-Annual Public Service Announcement

Fasten your seat belts, would ya? (So, obviously, it has been two years since Bridgeport last won a playoff game…)
Categories: General

Third-Annual Public Service Announcement

Fasten your seat belts, would ya? (So, obviously, it has been two years since Bridgeport last won a playoff game…)
Categories: General

Rolling seven

Another OT game, another 70 minutes without a goal… and this time an Albany win. Game 7 is Tuesday night at the Wachovia Center; it’ll be at least the eighth Game 7 in the AHL in three years. Boyd
Categories: General

Earlier night

Big, late-breakin’ news from Des Moines: Iowa and Dallas are getting an early divorce. Hmm. Portland and Providence begin the second round Saturday. Back in the first, the Penguins finished off the
Categories: General

Stirling out in Norfolk/OT

Tampa Bay reassigned Steve Stirling to college scouting, the team announced today. Edit: Chatted with Stirling this afternoon. He sounds contented with the move. He’ll be based up this way, so maybe
Categories: General

Long night, long post

Hey, good to be here… …though five OTs in Albany might’ve been more fun. The Rats and Phantoms play the longest game in AHL history before Ryan Potulny finishes things at 82:58 of overtime.
Categories: General

Cue the Bee Gees

Hershey stays alive with two assists from (welcome back) Eric Fehr (who got his ‘A’ back from OT-goal-scorer Alex Giroux). That’s after the Penguins tied it with 18.2 seconds left. Lane Lambert’s
Categories: General