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Working blue: Hartford postgame

Hockey folks talk a lot about plays at the blue line, whether yours or theirs. Get a puck out, and buy yourself some time. Keep a puck in, and get yourself a scoring chance. Fail, and you’re chasing.

Eight and Oh Hellberg: Hartford pregame

Hartford’s goalie starts for the ninth time in a row, seeing has how the last eight have gone pretty well, all in all. Looks like the same lineup as Wednesday. Bridgeport, meanwhile, goes with the
Categories: Hartford, Pregame

Stop rallying: Hartford postgame

Two nights in a row they had a chance to tie it late and couldn’t quite find twine; two mirror-image 5-4 losses this weekend. Mirror-images, in fact, because they fell behind 3-1 and 5-2 both nights.

Happy halfway: Hartford pregame

Bridgeport’s season reaches the halfway point tonight in the capital. Feels like it came quickly, even though the Sound Tigers have already played 21 of their 38 home games. They’ll keep the same

Agitation: Hartford postgame

Been a lot of unhappy Brent Thompson lately. Comes back to consistency, a word both unlikely-in-his-unlikeliness goal-scorer Mike Halmo and he used. “We’ve got to have better puck support,” Thompson

Quineless: Hartford pregame

Hoping for an Alan Quine update postgame. As expected, he’s not playing tonight, which gets Jesse Root in for the first time this season and the first time in the AHL since March 21 for Texas in
Categories: Hartford, Pregame, Quine

Different kind of last minute: Hartford postgame

With 2:05 left in Sunday’s game, not long after the Sound Tigers had killed Hartford’s fourth power play, Christopher Gibson held onto a bad-angle shot from his left. Out came Whitney (with three

No goals, no points: Hartford pregame

Looks like Mike Halmo is a healthy scratch today after a couple of games on the fourth line (but the second power play), one of several players who haven’t put many points on the board the past few
Categories: Halmo, Hartford, Pregame

Fighting for it: Hartford postgame

Joe Whitney’s hat trick leads the story in this one, or at least it will in our paper. But some good things happened at the other end, too. Whitney’s second goal started with a beauty of a Ryan Pulock

Whose normal: Hartford pregame

With Ryan Strome back up and scoring goals in Florida, with J.F. Berube back up to go on IR (making room for Thomas Hickey to come off, keeping room for Adam Pelech for now), things are back to a