Monthly Archive for December, 2009

: December, 2009

The continuing adventures of Rick DiPietro

Rick DiPietro arrived in full Rick DiPietro style, stopping pucks, ticked off when he didn’t, returning right back to stopping them again. Shot a puck the length of the ice into the goal (all the more

Double bonus

The Katic/No. 71 question in the post earlier today drew this from a certain reader going by “Jason C.”: Straying off topic slightly, Katic will be the third player ever to wear #71 in the AHL

There goes the planet

No additional Sound Tigers on the PlanetUSA team. By the numbers, not a stunner. None of Bridgeport’s top-three eligible forwards has 20 points, which is the lowest total for a PUSA forward, and even

Delayed livechat

Practice is later than usual Tuesday, so we’ll start up the weekly chat (yep, should be weekly from now on) around 3:30. Edit: We could maybe talk about Mark Katic, Canadian AHL All-Star. Edit2: We’re
Categories: Chattin' away, Katic

Here you come again

Katie Strang reports behind a pay wall (well, tweets, too) that Rick DiPietro is expected to come back for a game with the Sound Tigers this weekend. More later
Categories: DiPietro

Trivia Time 2009

Edit: Answers are now here, after you’ve played. Just like last year at this time, the paper broke out a Pop Quiz for the readers again this year. It’s in today’s paper. I sent in a couple of

2009 trivia answers

Can’t believe the backdating and below-the-folding worked on the first try. Between this and the liveblogchat that didn’t go all Hamster Huey, I’m starting to think our Web system actually works.
Categories: Thinking too hard

On to Vancouver

Mattias Weinhandl was named to Sweden’s Olympic roster. A little Sunday reading, if you hadn’t seen it already: Joe Posnanski’s 5,000 Words on Strat-o-Matic. Mike Vaccaro on the end of Giants Stadium.
Categories: Alumni watch, Baseball

Let’s Locke the Door

Locke, Parenteau and Byers, one of the more dangerous combos in the AHL: a combined 1-2-3. Yeah, Locke tied the game in the final two minutes, but the trio combined for seven shots, and Byers had

Let’s Locke the Door

Locke, Parenteau and Byers, one of the more dangerous combos in the AHL: a combined 1-2-3. Yeah, Locke tied the game in the final two minutes, but the trio combined for seven shots, and Byers had