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Feeling (bar) Down: Hartford postgame

“It was an obvious goal, that goal that was disallowed,” Mike Halmo said. “At the same time, we had ample chances.” Well, that was easy. See you Tuesday. ….. (Been a while since I pulled that one
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Keep scratchin’: Hartford pregame

While that basketball tournament keeps them out of their home, the Sound Tigers have been to Maine and back and now come up to the capital. They’ll be without Justin Vaive tonight; upper body, Brent
Categories: General, Hartford, Pregame

Hats off all around: WBS postgame

While no one threw a hat for Justin Florek — confusion over the first goal, maybe, originally credited to Ben Holmstrom? Dunno, but hey, the hats average is usually around 0.5 anyway — Stephon
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Lineup to come: Wednesday notes

Brent Thompson wasn’t ready to firm up the lineup for tomorrow night’s exhibition game at Wonderland, but he said it’s going to be younger guys, AHL contracts, rookies. “It’s a chance to showcase
Categories: Campin' out, General

Hart arrested in Boogaard death

Channel 5 in New York first reports that onetime Sound Tiger Jordan Hart was arrested in connection with Derek Boogaard’s death in 2011. Hart played six games here in ’08-09, up for about a month
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So they’ve won 12 of 14*

Halmo steps on ice, levels Kessel. Already a fan favorite.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) February 28, 2014 Not a bad start to the NHL career. A few big hits (four in all in 9:01), a few plays

Happy 1000: Albany pregame

Rich Stieglitz and family in the house. Must be a special occasion. The return of Matt Donovan from the NHL means that Scooter Vaughan can move back up front. Appears Chris Langkow can play; Justin
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Midweek practice update

Two of yesterday’s three missing men returned, Chris Langkow to the spot he manned Sunday, Scott Pellerin to his spot in charge. (Eric Boguniecki departed early after taking a puck to the head;
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The General Category: Monday notes

We can chuckle about the roughing major, but it struck me too late last night that changing it to a cross-check does have a potential effect down the road. There are two classes of game misconducts;

Arms up

Stay out of the box. Score on the power play. Kill penalties. Simple recipe. Hard to do. Harder when you’re not sure what’s what. Things were kind of all over the place tonight, what was a call, what
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