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Couple of midweek notes

Sean Backman sticks with the Kings’ farm club, now in Ontario, on an AHL deal again. Mike Pereira to Reading. Justin Johnson reportedly to the Toronto Marlies. (Thanks, Ray) The Amerks have a new

Back in a Flash… sorry. Monday notes

Lehigh Valley’s new coach is familiar: Scott Gordon. TEAMOldNewSD-aJarrod Skalde (4/21) Dallas Eakins (6/26) CHAJeff Daniels (4/30)Mark Morris (7/3) ROCChadd Cassidy

Day 3: CMac, C.J., Harry Z depart

Departures: Colin McDonald to Philadelphia, C.J. Motte to Rochester, and reportedly Harry Zolnierczyk to Anaheim. Edit: Zolnierczyk now official. Mark Morris, who did a nice job for years with

Reinhart to the Oilers: Friday notes

The Islanders dealt their way into the first round Friday night, sending Griffin Reinhart to Edmonton for two draft picks, Nos. 16 and 33. They used 16 to take centerman Mathew Barzal, and 33 will be

Kids to camp/lots of coaching: Friday notes

The Islanders announced their development camp schedule. The Blue and White Scrimmage is, as was announced earlier, July 8, a Wednesday night, in Brooklyn. The rest of the camp is in Eisenhower Park.

Coaches for everyone: Thursday notes

Busy day on the carousel. The Penguins made Mike Sullivan official Thursday; Grand Rapids will be official tomorrow, and all reports are that it’s Todd Nelson. Ron Rolston will coach Springfield. And

Tage Thompson to UConn; Nas to the Show: Wednesday notes

UConn officially welcomed Tage Thompson as part of its 2015-16 freshman class. Brent’s older son, U-18 World Champion and all, pushed up his high school graduation a year to join this group. As

Series continue: Wednesday notes

Manchester lost 3-2, and in the war of attrition, they got hit hard, losing J.S. Berube and MVP Brian O’Neill to injuries. (They’d signed goalie Jeff Lerg to a PTO this week, so maybe there was

Markison signs: Monday notes

“Your goalie appears injured.” “No, no, he’s just really tall.” Classic. The Sound Tigers seemed impressed by lots of little things about Colin Markison’s game, so it’s no great surprise to see that

Saffan out: Tuesday notes

Get home from lacrosse to a tip from the office that proves true: Howard Saffan went to Long Island for a meeting today and came back no longer president of the Sound Tigers or Harbor Yard Sports and