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Islanders call for Wright

Banged up up front, the Islanders called up James Wright tonight. A guy who’s been up there a fair bit with a couple of different teams and has been in all situations here. A big ding in all
Categories: Just business, Wright

News not optional/Milner up: Tuesday notes

Ross Johnston’s three-game suspension stemmed from his coming on the ice on a legal line change. Things simmered, all hell broke loose, he fought, and Bridgeport had six guys on the ice. He’ll do his

Three games for Johnston/Falcons to AZ

Arrived for what’s apparently a Sound Tigers optional practice, about a dozen guys and the goalies playing a cross-ice three-on-three, to the news that the AHL suspended Ross Johnston for three games

Boxes, tickets, farewells: Monday notes

Alan Quine started this season 18th on the Sound Tigers’ all-time scoring list. Mike Halmo started 27th. RankNameGPG-A-Pts 5Trevor Smith21472-77-149 6Jeff Tambellini11371-67-138 7Trent

Debut/clincher?: Thursday notes

Friday should be the pro debut for Michael Dal Colle, in No. 19. He’s expected to join the team in Portland later today when he’s reassigned from Kingston. Everything this morning at practice — last

Gibson up/Pelech down/Quine POTW (Monday running)

The Islanders announced earlier this morning that Christopher Gibson has been called up under emergency conditions. J.F. Berube’s day-to-day, lower body. Ryan Pulock is expected back in for them
Categories: Berube , Gibson , Just business , Pelech , Pulock

Solving for x: Springfield postgame

I don’t mind doing the math, though it always gets tricky in Base 60. Had plenty to do in the second intermission. Going into the third period, Niklas Treutle had gone 207:11 without allowing

Wrapping Sunday/state of the league Monday notes

Links, some delayed for technical reasons, from last night: Sean Backman credited Mike Stothers’ faith in his offensive game as a big factor in recapturing it. (Stothers was money.) Catching up,
Categories: Alumni watch , Backman , Just business , Pulock , Quine

The stars look very different today: Monday bits

With some extra on-ice work coming tomorrow, the Sound Tigers didn’t skate this morning, opting for a hard workout. As far as we’re told, status quo on the roster. We’ll see how they line up tomorrow.
Categories: Just business, RIP

It’s just a start: Providence postgame

Well. The easiest thing to do is the overview: At 11-4, the best 15-game start in team history, even accounting for shootouts: All three previous Bridgeport teams that had 10 wins through 14 games