Monthly Archive for October, 2012

: October, 2012

Temporary home

The Sound Tigers practiced at the MassMutual Center for the second day in a row after watching Sandy beat up the Connecticut shoreline from afar. More about the storm’s effects on the team tomorrow
Categories: Nilsson-Anders, RIP

“You oughta quit this scene, too”

Um, yeah, so there’s that. The team rushed home after this one to get themselves prepared and then get themselves, families and pets out of town. It was breezy and drizzly when I pulled myself into

Sharks-Tigers with more Bulldogs

Kenny Reiter had himself a nice start in the ECHL, and today in Worcester he gets his first AHL start of the year (and, you could argue, his first in a real, live, full-strength AHL game, since both
Categories: Pregame, Simpsons, Worcester


The biggest difference, from Friday to Saturday, to Kevin Poulin? Maybe Sunday to Thursday. “I think we had too much time to kill,” Poulin said. They’d been off since that third win, while Worcester

Springing back

The team says they’re expecting a full recovery from Kirill Kabanov; it announced this morning he had surgery on the cut to his left wrist in Worcester. His recovery timetable is TBA, after he’s

One to four losses

Calvin de Haan’s out for the year. Anders Nilsson, nothing new on him. And now Kirill Kabanov and Nathan McIver get hurt in this clinker for Bridgeport. They weren’t sharing details on Kabanov, beyond

Welcome aboard

Worcester, winless, has boosted the toughness in its lineup. Bridgeport returns Brett Gallant to the lineup in the spot that’s been variable. First AHL game for referee Pierre Lambert. Good luck, bud.
Categories: de Haan, Pregame, Worcester

Still no Nilsson

If you’re puzzled by Anders Nilsson’s absence, sounds like you’re not the only one. “He’s not feeling 100 percent well when he’s on the ice,” Scott Pellerin said. “He’s not 100 percent.” Leni

Reports: Isles to Brooklyn

Reports from all the major players that the Islanders will announce today that they’ll leave the Coliseum for Brooklyn and the new Barclays Center when the lease expires in 2015. So at least they stay
Categories: Just business

Taking it 15 goals at a time

The AHL has had two 8-7 games since Saturday: Rochester-Hershey and tonight’s overtime-aided Portland-St. John’s wild one, whose reporting to the outside world was hampered by Internet issues. As