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Author: Michael Fornabaio

One vet in, one vet not: Monday notes

The Islanders announced near the end of Bridgeport’s practice that they’ve signed veteran forward Steve Bernier, bringing him back on a two-way contract, and he’s on waivers to come here. Physically,

Boulton to Bridgeport

To be honest, it felt like this was supposed to be coming for like three years. I said I’d believe it when I saw it. #Isles Transaction: Eric Boulton has cleared waivers and been assigned to

Sweet nothings: Hershey pregame

Will be following along with tonight’s game, when not watching to see if the Cubs can fly something more than a ‘W’ for the first time in 71 years. I suspect Alan will be following that even more

Pulock out, Boulton waived

Dennis Seidenberg delayed the inevitable, right, that Bridgeport was eventually going to be down to one or two from the Pulock/Pelech/Mayfield group for the long haul. But that comes at Ryan Pulock’s

Every child had a pretty good shot: Lehigh Valley postgame

Strongest of the three games, it looked from video, when Allentown wasn’t smothering the screen in graphics and fans and promos. (Didn’t actually see the last goal for a few minutes. Anyway.) Didn’t

Getting very hard to stay: Lehigh Valley pregame

Dodging the DDoS to bring you… Will be otherwise occupied for tonight’s game in Allentown. (Gibson vs. Stolarz, says Bob Rotruck.) Listen to Alan on the AHL Live for free audio and pay-per-view;

All/some/none: Wednesday’s notes Thursday

So I managed to write a blog post, but not post it, Wednesday? Impressive work. Good thing Pulock got called up (for Nick Leddy, apparently). The gist: The players who’ve been banged up this week may

Pulock up

The Islanders announced this afternoon that they’ve recalled Ryan Pulock. The most important consequence of this for the Islanders is that they say it’s under emergency conditions, which means that

Maintaining speed: Tuesday notes

The bad news is four Sound Tigers were missing for maintenance days today, two games in. The good news is that’s all it is, according to Brent Thompson. Adam Pelech, Bracken Kearns, Travis St. Denis

Every second counts: Springfield postgame

Last night’s even-strength unblocked shot attempts in the second period, by my silly “scribble plusses and minuses” method: 17-9 in Providence’s favor. Today’s for Springfield: somewhat ridiculous