RIP, Wade Belak

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Reports from Canada are that Wade Belak, 35, has died in Toronto. He played in 549 games for five NHL teams, including 15 for the Predators last year. Belak is the older brother of Graham Belak, who played for the Sound Tigers in at least part of the team’s first four seasons. ….. On an […] [Read More]
Categories: Alumni watch, RIP

And after the storm

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Fordham’s football opener is postponed. Oh, yeah — it was at UConn. The National Guard takes precedence. I don’t understand. Had so many people on Twitter and Facebook saying this thing was “nothing” or only “hype.” Hope all you guys are OK and getting power and other utilities back… and if not, hope it gets […] [Read More]

Joking about hurricanes

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Apparently any good northern hurricane should remind you of a song. As long as it’s not this one Stuff to read and watch: –Our coverage –The National Hurricane Center –The Weather Channel (and on Twitter) –Feeling nostalgic? The NOAA has historical tracks and data. Like this one. Not applicable, one hopes. This one sure wasn’t […] [Read More]

Shakin’ All Over*

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Tonight at the Pilot Pen New Haven Open, a good man received an award named for a good man. Former Sacred Heart captain Patrick Knowlton signs with the Colorado Eagles, now of the ECHL. Mike McKenna has a blog going. I had somehow missed that Brandon Dubinsky is marrying Al McGuire’s granddaughter. Fun With Babelfish, […] [Read More]

Shakin’ All Over*

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Tonight at the Pilot Pen New Haven Open, a good man received an award named for a good man. Former Sacred Heart captain Patrick Knowlton signs with the Colorado Eagles, now of the ECHL. Mike McKenna has a blog going. I had somehow missed that Brandon Dubinsky is marrying Al McGuire’s granddaughter. Fun With Babelfish, […] [Read More]

Shakin' All Over*

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Tonight at the Pilot Pen New Haven Open, a good man received an award named for a good man. Former Sacred Heart captain Patrick Knowlton signs with the Colorado Eagles, now of the ECHL. Mike McKenna has a blog going. I had somehow missed that Brandon Dubinsky is marrying Al McGuire’s granddaughter. Fun With Babelfish, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Live, and not from Pittsburgh

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Back from vacation — not too many blog posts this time around; a shame news kept breaking — but spending the near future, mostly, watching tennis at the you-know-who media center. Brief thoughts from elsewhere: –Why? (Well, there’s the obvious, I know, but…) Why? –Elite Prospects spreads a rumor of New Canaan’s Jack Downing signing […] [Read More]

Drury retires

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Chris Drury announced his retirement this morning, a couple of months after the Rangers bought him out. He hangs ‘em up after 892 games, 615 points and an honorable career, not to mention one other accomplishment from his childhood in Trumbull that he’ll never escape. [Read More]

Sound Tigers open Oct. 8 vs. Portland

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Here’s the team’s press release with the full list, and here’s the league’s. First blush: January/February is lighter than ever. A combined 21 games, as opposed to 13 in December alone, 14 in March alone. Edit: But eight of the 10 February games are home games. Those two Hershey trips are going to be fun. […] [Read More]
Categories: Alumni watch

Planning your future

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The league expects the schedule to be released Thursday at 4 p.m. That’s pending Board of Governors approval, which we assume is the rubber-stamp variety, unless someone wants to fight the division-alignment war again. Will try to get links up as soon as possible, but if it takes a while, check the league’s and the […] [Read More]