Monthly Archive for May, 2012

: May, 2012

Arrival, departure, retirement

That’s a successful tryout: ATO playoff hero Marek Hrivik signed with the Rangers. Dany Sabourin back to the Caps/Hershey for another year. Ian Herbers leaves Milwaukee for a Canadian college job.
Categories: General

Arrival, departure, retirement

That’s a successful tryout: ATO playoff hero Marek Hrivik signed with the Rangers. Dany Sabourin back to the Caps/Hershey for another year. Ian Herbers leaves Milwaukee for a Canadian college job.

A Long Decade: 10 years ago, May 31, 2002

This one put the Sound Tigers on the brink. Derek MacKenzie beats Justin Mapletoft cleanly on a faceoff, Brad Tapper deflects in a point shot to break a tie, and the Wolves go on to win on this Friday

A Long Decade: 10 years ago, May 30, 2002

ROSEMONT, Ill. — With just about a minute left in regulation Thursday, Matt Higgins’ glove popped off and into the Chicago Wolves’ net. It was the first thing the Bridgeport Sound Tigers put past

Persson announced, etc.

The John Person contract became official. Pithy but heartfelt comment via e-mail from signee himself: “It feels great to be a part of the Isles/Bridgeport!” Off his ATO, would imagine the feeling’s

Looking ahead

Teammate tweets pan out… well, eventually. Was told tonight that John Persson and the Islanders have indeed agreed to terms, though he hasn’t technically signed that contract yet. Certainly good to
Categories: General

Looking ahead

Teammate tweets pan out… well, eventually. Was told tonight that John Persson and the Islanders have indeed agreed to terms, though he hasn’t technically signed that contract yet. Certainly good to
Categories: Futures

Bourque a Bruin (not that one)

An odd but big AHL trade: pending unrestricted free agent Chris Bourque to Boston for pending restricted free agent Zach Hamill. Tim’s got Bourque and Doug Yingst on the deal.
Categories: 'Round the League

A busier hockey night

On third-period goals from defenseman Simon Gysbers (his first of the playoffs) and Matt Frattin (his 10th, into an empty net) gave Toronto a 3-1 win over Oklahoma City and a berth in the Calder Cup
Categories: General

A busier hockey night

On third-period goals from defenseman Simon Gysbers (his first of the playoffs) and Matt Frattin (his 10th, into an empty net) gave Toronto a 3-1 win over Oklahoma City and a berth in the Calder Cup