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Two more in: Monday notes

Drying out from a soggy night at Harbor Yard, though glad the Brakettes and Bluefish will give it another go on Sunday. Seemed like they were having fun. Decent crowd, too. CapGeek tonight reported

Inexact science ’14: Draft day/Thursday notes

And so it’s draft day, the day organizations stock their farm systems down the road. Of course, considering the moving pieces around the league, the renovations at Nassau Coliseum, the uncertainty

Stars go up: Wednesday notes

The Sound Tiger factor continues: Six goals in the final for St. John’s, five of them by former Sound Tigers. But Jordan Hill was out, Kael Mouillierat got the only IceCaps goal, and Travis Morin won

Adding Boyle: Thursday notes

Jaro Halak worked out for the Big Club. Thursday, they went at it again, sending a conditional draft pick to San Jose for veteran defenseman Dan Boyle. If they sign him, it’s more defensive depth, an

More… or less (and chat Tuesday, 1:30)

Turned out the Sound Tigers didn’t skate today. They’ll go the rest of the week in preparation for the Penguins. We’ll do a chat tomorrow (Tuesday) at 1:30 p.m. The box will appear here at some point

“Where’s my spy camera? Where’s my spy camera?”*

The schedule question always comes. And though the schedule doesn’t sound imminent, the question always comes harder once the basketballers put theirs out. So after 11 years, I figured it was worth
Categories: Alumni watch , Brake Time! , McIver , RIP , Schedules

Missing man

Many Islanders staffers were in and around the equipment room this afternoon, but equipment manager Matt Broyles was not among them. There was no immediate confirmation about what might have happened.

Brake Time: Brakettes done

The second all-Stratford affair went to the kiddies. Sara Plourde pitched a three-hit shutout and beat the Brakettes 1-0 with an RBI single in the fourth. It had John Stratton wondering whether he’d
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Brake Time: Rematch

The Brakettes beat the New York Freedom late Saturday to advance to face those pesky Breakers (and probably Bristol’s Sara Plourde again). Kasey Barrett rebounded nicely to pitch the shutout for the
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Brake time: No rush

Another Kasey Barrett throwing error, coupled with an unusual decision to play the infield in in the third inning, led to five St. Louis Saints runs in the top of the third. Barring a miracle
Categories: Brake Time!