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Gionta signs with Bridgeport: Wednesday notes

Bridgeport announced the signing of Stephen Gionta this afternoon. The veteran forward was in camp with (and injured with) the parent Islanders; not sure of his health status at the moment, but he’s

Accumulated from the weekend: Monday notes

The Islanders added Chris Lamoriello to their front office Friday, naming him director of player personnel. He’s well-known in AHL circles for his long service with the Devils’ organization. A Josh

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

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

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.

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

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