Colliton signed

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Got back from football tonight to find a release that Jeremy Colliton signed a two-way NHL deal. So that’ll be one fewer PTO on the list. Edit: And RIP, Hall of Famer Jim Kelley. [Read More]
Categories: Colliton, RIP

Chat on Tuesday/notes from Monday

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We’ll chat Tuesday at 1:30 like usual. Sound Tigers Hockey Live Chat with Michael Fornabaio After those couple of days off, the Islanders called Dylan Reese, Jon Sim and Travis Hamonic back up for practice. Greg Mauldin, after an outstanding night Saturday, talks about the ride. Yep. And RIP, Gil McDougald, Irvin Kershner and Leslie […] [Read More]

Try ‘em out

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Suddenly only one point out of playoff position again, the Sound Tigers put together some crazy kind of win today. Counting Jeremy Colliton — which you know we shouldn’t — there were nine PTOs in Bridgeport’s lineup. Half of the skaters. And they won. And they shut out the highest-scoring team in the league. “Three […] [Read More]

Try ‘em out

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Suddenly only one point out of playoff position again, the Sound Tigers put together some crazy kind of win today. Counting Jeremy Colliton — which you know we shouldn’t — there were nine PTOs in Bridgeport’s lineup. Half of the skaters. And they won. And they shut out the highest-scoring team in the league. “Three […] [Read More]

Try 'em out

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Suddenly only one point out of playoff position again, the Sound Tigers put together some crazy kind of win today. Counting Jeremy Colliton — which you know we shouldn’t — there were nine PTOs in Bridgeport’s lineup. Half of the skaters. And they won. And they shut out the highest-scoring team in the league. “Three […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Eight men out

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The Reading pipeline brought Eric Castonguay up this morning to replace Josh Bailey, whom the Islanders announced has a pectoral strain. Castonguay is 2-7-9 in 53 AHL games, all with Lowell. He had a big year with Trenton last year. (And when I heard Castonguay’s name and “Reading,” I heard “Redding.” Was there a Castonguay […] [Read More]
Categories: Bailey, Castonguay, Pregame

No more, no more Greenland for you*

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Nathan Lawson insists that he never felt bad. He was giving up those goals, sure. “I felt I was still playing well, like usual,” Lawson said. “I wasn’t getting bounces. It was hitting the post and going in. It was hitting me and somehow going through.” Not much of that in this one. Two deflections. […] [Read More]

There she blows

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With the Whale in their green sweaters, Bridgeport’s in white. The numbers and names are a little tough to read. (Of course, from here, I had trouble with the Wolf Pack names ‘n’ numbers, too.) There are people up above where the curtains used to be. We’ll see what they announce. And after last night, […] [Read More]
Categories: Hartford, Pregame

What happened here, Vol. 371

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We’ve seen some crazy stuff around here. We’ve seen Louis DeBrusk send a playoff series to Game 7. We’ve watched Drew Fata take a penalty in the last two minutes, and Bridgeport score short-handed to tie it. We’ve seen a couple of last-second tying goals. Has it ever been more unlikely than a big defenseman, […] [Read More]

Packing it in

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The last game in these blue sweaters, under this name for the 2000 Calder Cup champions. For whatever it’s worth, a new era begins tomorrow. Tonight, Bridgeport sends them out. Still a shame they didn’t meet in the ’02 playoffs. Maybe someday it’ll be Connecticut vs. Bridgeport in the playoffs*. Brandon Svendsen gets moved up […] [Read More]
Categories: Hartford, Pregame