Monthly Archive for April, 2009
Houston signed Tony Hrkac back at the deadline to an AHL deal. Today, Milwaukee signed Bryan Smolinski to a PTO. We’re looking into reports that Corey Millen is in the best shape of his life.
So, down at Nassau Coliseum, they announced that Bridgeport’s breakup meetings would be held there… OK, I kid. The team held its meetings Sunday in Bridgeport, but word didn’t leak out, so we ended up having to camp out Monday instead. (Amid the zoo that was WWE preparations. Yikes. If the president was there, there’d Read More
Was thinking of doing this for the paper, but things were running long. TEN TO REMEMBER… HELLO — Mike Iggulden’s natural hat trick brings Bridgeport back in the third — the first of 11 comebacks after trailing through two periods — to win the home opener Oct. 18 against Albany. DING? — Jack Hillen’s shot Read More
Milwaukee gave extensions to Lane Lambert, onetime Bridgeport assistant coach, and Brad Lauer, who was once talked about as being in the mix for a Bridgeport assistant’s job. Danny Bylsma got promoted to real, live NHL coach. And former Fairfield Prep ballplayer Ron Williams broke the Columbia record for hits in a career. B Teal, Read More
The league approved the Phantoms’ move to Glens Falls, the Flames’ move to Abbotsford, and a “limited membership” for Austin. It appears the Texas Stars basically have a team for one year and have to find themselves a “real franchise” within a year. Wrap stuff coming tonight here and tomorrow in the paper.
Please buckle up. And, from what I hear, don’t try to swerve around the deer.
While every division-final game in the Eastern Conference is scheduled for teams’ home rinks, at least, the schedules continue to be oddball: The Pens and Bears have a 2-3-2, and if it goes six games, they’ll play a three-in-three, the first two in Wilkes-Barre. The Bruins and Sharks, meanwhile, start Tuesday in Providence, then take Read More