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Author: Michael Fornabaio

On to Binghamton: Friday notes

None of the injured were back on the ice for Bridgeport, but Bracken Kearns was back in his usual spot, feeling better. Colin Markison also went the whole way in a red no-contact jersey. Brent

One flu east, one flu west: Wednesday notes

Similar group to yesterday, including the early departure of Colin Markison, with one exception: Bracken Kearns sat out, under the weather. (And so it begins.) (Did you see the mumps are at their

Mayfield goes up: Tuesday notes

(Almost said “Monday notes.” Doing a football game on the fourth day of a three-in-three has screwed up my internal clock something fierce.) This morning with Brent Thompson was one of those

Just a loss: Lehigh Valley postgame

This almost felt like the first game of the rest of the season, the first time in a while I went downstairs without a storyline, just a game: They started slowish, they came back, and the Phantoms got

Who needs a day off: Lehigh Valley pregame

Mostly the same today as last night for Bridgeport, just Ryan Pulock returning and Jesse Graham the apparent unlucky man out. Stephon Williams gets the go off his shutout yesterday. For Lehigh Valley,

Wave your Magic Swords: Binghamton postgame

The postgame music mix in the dressing room went “Never Gonna Give You Up” to “All Night Long” to “9 to 5” to “Take Me Home Tonight” to “Take My Breath Away.” Star Wars Night turned into ’80s Night

Line change: Binghamton pregame

With Josh Winquist and Steve Bernier out — Bernier day-to-day though doubtful tomorrow, and Winquist perhaps a little longer — and Connor Jones suspended, Bridgeport puts an assortment of new guys

Four games for Connor Jones

The league handed down a four-game suspension to Connor Jones this afternoon for his check on Jayce Hawryluk last night in Springfield. Referee Cameron Voss gave Jones a match penalty under Rule 48.

Ins and outs: Springfield postgame

No, look, the shots were weird: Shots on goal may have been 13-4 after one and 21-10 after two, but the Thunderbirds had chances on which they misfired. Ironically enough, in the third, when

Scratches: Springfield pregame

No shots in five games for Josh Ho-Sang, no points in four… “It’s not about points,” Brent Thompson said in a quick chat in the hallway tonight. “It’s about effort and play away from the puck. (From