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Author: Michael Fornabaio

What draft day: Saturday gamenight

The three players Bridgeport sent to Missouri were all in tonight as the Mavericks evened their series with a 5-2 win over Allen. Game 3 is Wednesday down in Texas. Parker Milner made 21 saves; Jesse

Playoffs go on: Friday gamenight

The Pacific Division final is set. De facto defending Western Conference champ Ontario finished off San Jose in four games with a 4-1 win. The Reign never trailed, outshot the Barracuda in each period

Leg bone’s connected to the…. Friday notes

We’ll do more wrappy things over the next couple of days, including contract statuses (double-checking one in particular), but a couple of the newsier notes after they flew home and basically started
Categories: Alumni watch

Facing elimination (update: Eliminated): Toronto Game 3 liveblog

Bridgeport, as you may have gathered from all those posts about playoff futility this week, is 2-7 all-time when facing elimination. (Well, two posts, I guess. It feels like more because my punk

On the road, in the air: Wednesday notes

As we’re told, everybody but the long-term injured guys (Whitney, Rowe, Vaive) was expected to make the trip. They’re supposed to be practicing this afternoon; see if anything sounds different. The

Happy Anniversary: Upper-Body Injuries

More boring than usual. You’re warned. Ten years ago, nowish, this happened: Diet Barq’s, on sale at Wegmans! Oh, wait, the other thing More accurately, particularly for insurance purposes, a deer did

Who’s here, who’s not: Tuesday notes

Edit, 1 p.m.: About five minutes after I posted this and left Harbor Yard, the Islanders announced they’ve sent Christopher Gibson back to Bridgeport. Timing. During what could be the last Sound

Happy Anniversary: Leads in a playoff series

Today is April 26, 2016. Exactly 10 years ago tonight in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., something happened that hasn’t happened since. There was no panic, just the desperation that had been missing for

Islanders call for Wright

Banged up up front, the Islanders called up James Wright tonight. A guy who’s been up there a fair bit with a couple of different teams and has been in all situations here. A big ding in all
Categories: Just business, Wright

On the brink: Toronto postgame 2

Hey, there’s like a 6 percent chance this happens. Figure on any given Sunday the Sound Tigers have about a 40 percent chance against the Marlies, and cube it, and won’t Section 105 look silly for