Marcinko to Modo

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Tomas Marcinko has at least a temporary landing spot, signing a tryout this morning with Modo in Sweden. (Hat tip to Tomas Ros, who had the first tweet I caught, at least.) (Fun with Google Translate: “Right Sagittarius Marcinko was born and raised in Poprad.” (“Rightskytten“: will guess right-shooting.)) [Read More]

Bearlike (edit: with local retirements)

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Edit the next morning: South Carolina announced the retirements of two players with state ties, former Sacred Heart standout Pierre-Luc O’Brien, and 2007 Sound Tigers training-camper Matt Scherer, out of UConn. Hershey revealed its new home and road sweaters tonight. Or, enjoy the new logo in YouTube Form: It ain’t the skating bear, but then, […] [Read More]

RIP, Neil Armstrong

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An American hero. [Read More]
Categories: RIP

Tennis notes/RIP, Jerry Nelson

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A break from tennis to drop a bunch of notes that have been accumulating, the top one first noted in the middle of the night last night, when I woke up in a sweat that I’d gotten Sara Errani’s French Open final opponent wrong (didn’t; all clear; back to bed): From Spokane, Brenden Kichton will […] [Read More]

“HERE’S your stupid spy camera!”*

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Oh. Thanks, man! There’s a schedule. It begins Oct. 12 at Hartford and ends April 21 with the second of back-to-back home games, this one against Portland. In between, there’s a trip to Atlantic City (Jan. 13), two trips to Norfolk (for four games, making eight total) and no trips to St. John’s. There’s twice […] [Read More]
Categories: General

"HERE'S your stupid spy camera!"*

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Oh. Thanks, man! There’s a schedule. It begins Oct. 12 at Hartford and ends April 21 with the second of back-to-back home games, this one against Portland. In between, there’s a trip to Atlantic City (Jan. 13), two trips to Norfolk (for four games, making eight total) and no trips to St. John’s. There’s twice […] [Read More]
Categories: General

"HERE'S your stupid spy camera!"*

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Oh. Thanks, man! There’s a schedule. It begins Oct. 12 at Hartford and ends April 21 with the second of back-to-back home games, this one against Portland. In between, there’s a trip to Atlantic City (Jan. 13), two trips to Norfolk (for four games, making eight total) and no trips to St. John’s. There’s twice […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Staff complete

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Edit: “Where’s my spy camera?” AHL says the schedule’s due at 3 p.m. Friday. Doug Holewa will likely complete Scott Pellerin’s staff, taking Matt Bertani’s place as an assistant after Bertani went up to the Islanders in late June. Holewa, son of Islanders front-office mainstay Joanne, has quite the bio. Meanwhile, the Islanders appear to […] [Read More]

Trivino gets probation, no contract

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Islanders draft pick Corey Trivino had his day in court today and received two years’ probation after a guilty plea, the Free Press and others reported. A report floated out of the courtroom this morning that the Islanders had signed Trivino. They have not. And it’s quite unlikely they will. (Will guess that the reporter […] [Read More]

Just 10 more weeks

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Oklahoma City honored Matt Donovan on Tuesday. The best part was of course the chirping on Twitter A neat honor for the first born-’n’-trained Oklahoman to make the NHL. The Isles signed Griffin Reinhart to his entry-level deal. This year’s first-round pick makes 42 contracts, including him and Ryan Strome, neither of whom would count […] [Read More]