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Pirates to Springfield done: Monday notes Tuesday (updated)

Wrote blog post. Posted blog po… darn The AHL gave its formal approval to Portland’s move to Springfield on Monday. The Panthers apparently examined all their options and stuck with the franchise,

Hammer, Tucson, Mavs, carousel: Tuesday notes

The big news from the Big Club’s breakup day was that Travis Hamonic rescinded his trade request. Glad to hear things are going well back home. The AHL Board of Governors conditionally approved Tucson

More Pirates / playoffs continue: Thursday notes

Probably should’ve dropped this on the last post, but it was pretty fascinating and I don’t feel horrible about leading this post with it: The Press Herald’s final Wednesday-night lead on the Pirates’

Portland to Springfield / Gallant doing well

For every “Portland’s going to Lowell” or “Portland’s going to Albany” rumor, it seemed there was another one behind it. Today comes word that “Portland’s going to Springfield.” No formal announcement

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