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Tage Thompson to the Blues

The St. Louis Blues traded up tonight to take Tage Thompson 26th in the NHL draft in Buffalo. Brent’s older son had been projected, generally, right in that range. He becomes UConn’s first NHL
Categories: Futures

Bears up: Saturday notes

Things got quite testy in the third period of Game 3 of the Atlantic Division Final, but that’s because Hershey had pretty much run and hid. The Bears won 5-2 at Wilkes-Barre to take a 2-1 series
Categories: Futures, International

Fateful Friday (update: clinch): Portland liveblog

The Sound Tigers and Islanders both made the playoffs in each of Bridgeport’s first three seasons, 2002-04. It has never happened since. That could change tonight with two points. We’ll be listening

Devon Toews signs… one contract

Good news and bad news for Bridgeport’s roster, in way, this morning. The Islanders announced they’ve signed Devon Toews, their highly regarded fourth-rounder in 2014, to his entry-level contract to

Niagara sweeps Kingston

Joshua Ho-Sang’s Niagara team finished a four-game sweep of Kingston tonight. Michael Dal Colle, come on down.
Categories: Futures

Quine up (again): Tuesday notes

Team photo day, and Alan Quine joins the grand old tradition of the likes of Sean Bergenheim and Rob Collins: Players who will appear in the photo, totally, really, we mean it. He was called up this
Categories: Carkner , Futures , Missouri , Quine , RIP

Playoffs? Don’t… etc.: Lehigh Valley postgame

The Islanders sent Bracken Kearns, Alan Quine and Ross Johnston back down tonight. Insert your “too late” joke here. “We know we can’t do that again,” Mike Halmo said. “We’ve got three games to the

News optional: Wednesday notes

Optional today, though there was more interesting stuff happening in the runway than on the ice. Parker Milner appeared midway through to greet Boston College pal Joe Whitney, who doesn’t have a cast
Categories: Former Futures , Futures , International , Milner , RIP

Seeking chances: Springfield postgame

Three goals, three penalties with 2:42 left. Happy new year 2004! #BST— Michael Fornabaio (@fornabaioctp) January 2, 2016 I kinda wish I’d thrown the “<3” after that The game turned in the

That’s the break, y’all: Portland (2) postgame

It’s hard to figure out where to start with this one. How about here: Bridgeport had 10 shots in the first 40 minutes, and only four had come from forwards. It finished with 12 of 23 shots coming from
Categories: Florek , Futures , Gibson , New Haven , Portland