Hennigar for Hughes

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A change of centerman scenery makes Rob Hennigar a Whaler and brings former River Rat Bobby Hughes, going on 22, to the Islanders and, most likely, Bridgeport. Hughes, in memory, has been a serviceable AHL player when healthy, which isn’t a guarantee*. Hennigar, 26, wasn’t very productive early in little time, went to Utah, tore […] [Read More]
Categories: Transactions

It’s wet and stuff

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On a Salary Dump Friday, a little bloggin’ while we wait out the raindrops down the hill from the Bowl: Congrats to Chris Botta on his new gig. The ECHL announced that the NHL has hired referee Francis Charron. Charron has worked five Bridgeport games, including the one against Portland Jan. 31 where he called […] [Read More]
Categories: Just business, New Haven, RIP

It’s wet and stuff

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On a Salary Dump Friday, a little bloggin’ while we wait out the raindrops down the hill from the Bowl: Congrats to Chris Botta on his new gig. The ECHL announced that the NHL has hired referee Francis Charron. Charron has worked five Bridgeport games, including the one against Portland Jan. 31 where he called […] [Read More]
Categories: Just business, New Haven, RIP

It's wet and stuff

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On a Salary Dump Friday, a little bloggin’ while we wait out the raindrops down the hill from the Bowl: Congrats to Chris Botta on his new gig. The ECHL announced that the NHL has hired referee Francis Charron. Charron has worked five Bridgeport games, including the one against Portland Jan. 31 where he called […] [Read More]
Categories: General

One tough bird

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Kip Brennan signed an AHL contract with Springfield, the Falcons announced today. [Read More]

Tennis flashbacks, found in a drawer

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Seats quickly, please. Here’s today’s draw sheet… (Click for the draw sheet cover) …when “today” is defined as “Aug. 15, 1990.” It’s the first Volvo International to be played here in New Haven. (Schedule for Aug. 15, 1990) We’ll be gone for the day long before eventual champion Derrick Rostagno plays, so get your kicks […] [Read More]
Categories: Rampant nostalgia

He don’t hang around with the gang no more

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Mike Sillinger retired Wednesday, the injury proving too much. Still quite a career. Hartford signed Brent Henley, who came to camp here a few years ago and was with Norfolk last year. The Devils are bringing back the green for a night on St. Patrick’s Day. Sweet. Stephen Walkom is looking to make a comeback […] [Read More]

He don’t hang around with the gang no more

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Mike Sillinger retired Wednesday, the injury proving too much. Still quite a career. Hartford signed Brent Henley, who came to camp here a few years ago and was with Norfolk last year. The Devils are bringing back the green for a night on St. Patrick’s Day. Sweet. Stephen Walkom is looking to make a comeback […] [Read More]

He don't hang around with the gang no more

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Mike Sillinger retired Wednesday, the injury proving too much. Still quite a career. Hartford signed Brent Henley, who came to camp here a few years ago and was with Norfolk last year. The Devils are bringing back the green for a night on St. Patrick’s Day. Sweet. Stephen Walkom is looking to make a comeback […] [Read More]
Categories: General

We’re No. 114!

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That’s where Sports Business Journal pins Bridgeport, just above the midpoint, in its ranking of 239 minor-league markets. We can quibble with some things (“Norwich-West Haven”? Markets without big-league teams include “Long Island”*?), but hey: Take that, Schaumburg! Hershey tops the rankings, quite fairly. Peoria, Rochester, ManchVegas and Albany (!) make the top 20. Glens […] [Read More]