“Extending the franchise” joke here

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The complex political history of Nassau County — we’re going back to the Dutch vs. the fleeing Connecticut types here, if not earlier — takes another turn Monday with a little bond referendum. As noted often, we’re not here to tell you how to vote. Not allowed, frankly. We are allowed the occasional “nonpartisan expressions […] [Read More]

“Extending the franchise” joke here

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The complex political history of Nassau County — we’re going back to the Dutch vs. the fleeing Connecticut types here, if not earlier — takes another turn Monday with a little bond referendum. As noted often, we’re not here to tell you how to vote. Not allowed, frankly. We are allowed the occasional “nonpartisan expressions […] [Read More]

"Extending the franchise" joke here

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The complex political history of Nassau County — we’re going back to the Dutch vs. the fleeing Connecticut types here, if not earlier — takes another turn Monday with a little bond referendum. As noted often, we’re not here to tell you how to vote. Not allowed, frankly. We are allowed the occasional “nonpartisan expressions […] [Read More]
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Polarizing IceCaps

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The nickname (capital ‘C’, no space) is growing on me (though I’d kind of like the space). Maybe the logo will follow. Best thing about today’s announcement from Newfoundland? Brian Rogers is back. St. John’s, McCarthy and Rogers back in our circles in the same summer… and perhaps Dave Sottile, too? Not bad. Edit: You […] [Read More]

Hunter for Rolston

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Trent Hunter, original and all-time Sound Tiger, is gone from the organization. The Islanders announced that they traded Hunter to the Devils for veteran Brian Rolston and a conditional draft pick (Edit: or, no draft pick.) Hunter leaves after 459 games with the Islanders, 99 goals and 130 assists. Those two great years here have […] [Read More]
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Hunter for Rolston

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Trent Hunter, original and all-time Sound Tiger, is gone from the organization. The Islanders announced that they traded Hunter to the Devils for veteran Brian Rolston and a conditional draft pick (Edit: or, no draft pick.) Hunter leaves after 459 games with the Islanders, 99 goals and 130 assists. Those two great years here have […] [Read More]

Rolston to Rochester; one to go

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As first reported by Cap Carey, the Amerks will be led by Ron Rolston. TEAM Old New BPT Pat Bingham (4/13)  Brent Thompson (6/28)  PRO Rob Murray (4/16) Bruce Cassidy (6/25) POR-a  Kevin Dineen (6/1, FLA coach) Ray Edwards (6/27) MIL Lane Lambert (6/9, NAS ass’t) Kirk Muller (6/27) ABB Jim Playfair (6/13, PHX assoc.) […] [Read More]
Categories: Coaching Carousel

Accumulated Notes on a Monday

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(which are, mostly, from Monday) The Sound Tigers announced six home dates, including Oct. 8 as the home opener and Nov. 2 for Cool Fun 101 IX. Mark your calendars. Jeremy Yablonski confirms on Twitter: He’s off to the suburbs of Moscow, where he’ll play with Jon Mirasty. Justin Taylor signs an ECHL deal with […] [Read More]

Carousel speeds back up

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Montreal promoted its Hamilton coaching staff to the Canadiens, but they struck quickly to replace Randy Cunneyworth (with a coach who returns to the AHL): TEAM Old New BPT Pat Bingham (4/13)  Brent Thompson (6/28)  PRO Rob Murray (4/16) Bruce Cassidy (6/25) POR-a  Kevin Dineen (6/1, FLA coach) Ray Edwards (6/27) MIL Lane Lambert (6/9, […] [Read More]
Categories: Coaching Carousel

Tim Wallace signs

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Katie Strang broke it a short time ago that Tim Wallace, a mainstay in Wilkes-Barre since 2006-07, has signed with the Islanders. Wallace adds some veteran presence up front. He has scored 20 goals each of the past two years for the WBS Pens. Brings grit and toughness. He hits hard. If you’ve been around […] [Read More]
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