Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

A view of the World

Among familiar names on the rosters for the World Championship: Frans Nielsen of Denmark; Jesse Joensuu from Finland (Petteri Nokelainen was reportedly among the last cuts); Swiss goalie Tobias

Pens-Caps

One of the side-effect benefits of the conference-based playoffs is that it presented the possibility of a conference final between two archrivals. It didn’t quite work out that way this year,
Categories: General

Pens-Caps

One of the side-effect benefits of the conference-based playoffs is that it presented the possibility of a conference final between two archrivals. It didn’t quite work out that way this year,
Categories: 'Round the League

May 9, Game 5 at Bridgeport… (updated)

Norfolk, slacker losers of one of their last 32 combined games, somehow managed to eke out tonight’s game in overtime, so the league’s top team advances to face the Connecticut Whale. And if
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Thompson gets three games

The AHL has given Brent Thompson a suspension of three games for his actions after Game 3. The gamesheet includes a game misconduct to the Bridgeport bench, presumably to Thompson, for the stronger
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What time are you skat… oh, yeah

Have tried hard to lay low the past few days, but the internal clock has not yet reset: Woke up on time to get to practice two of the past three days. Yeah, um, no availability. There might be some

Wrapping up further

Weird that it’s over like that. It happens. It does appear that Kevin Poulin’s 50 saves on 54 shots set a team record. Wade Dubielewicz made 45 on 48 shots in Game 6 of the 2006 playoffs. His 22 in

Wrapping it up (well, almost) (with chat)

The Sound Tigers got their wrap-up meetings over in a hurry; well, they got them over in a hurry, as in they got them done today, within 24 hours of the start of the game that eliminated them. They
Categories: General

Wrapping it up (well, almost) (with chat)

The Sound Tigers got their wrap-up meetings over in a hurry; well, they got them over in a hurry, as in they got them done today, within 24 hours of the start of the game that eliminated them. They

Swept clean

You could pin this whole thing on Cam Talbot. Man allowed three goals in three games (OK, sure, all in about 37 minutes tonight) while stopping over 40 shots in each of them. You could then again pin