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Big night for Backman: Saturday notes

Manchester claimed a 2-0 series lead tonight with a back-and-forth 7-4 win over Hartford in ManchVegas. The Monarchs led 2-0 early, but Hartford took a 3-2 lead 12 minutes into the second. By the end

Hartford moves on; saving the last dance: Friday notes

The Wolf Pack are off to Round 2 after coming from behind to beat Providence on defenseman Tommy Hughes’ goal early in overtime. Their opponent remains TBA because of Manchester-Portland affecting the

Not confusing effort with achievement: Sunday postgame

There is none of that in the Bridgeport room. If you want to take the positives from two games in which they outshot and outchanced their opponents (the power play figures are the smallest part of

Status quo until the release comes: Monday notes

Same cast of characters on the ice today, including Sebastian Collberg on his 21st birthday*. It may not be the same for long, because they may need a replacement: Official word should come down today

Poulin opts in: holiday weekend notes

A newsy local bit as Kevin Poulin exercised his right to salary arbitration, one of 20 restricted free agents to do so. That essentially takes him off the market; either he and the Islanders will

They have to make it up in June: Wednesday notes

Snow day. Or sleet day. Or freezing rain day. Or whatever the heck that was beating on the window this morning. The roads were awful, most of the state was closed, and the Sound Tigers’ practice was

Muscle memory/Monday notes

Fun story, I hope: Kind of awesome/scary. Was looking for something on YouTube the other day, and one of the recommendations on the margin was, remarkably and for some unknown algorithmic reason, an

Post-Bowl returns

The team got Super Bowl Sunday off and didn’t skate again Monday, so back to work Tuesday. And after two days off, they worked hard. Good, hard skate. Lineup looked similar to the past few games. They

Break time

Odd game. Seems like a decent start: no shots on goal. Seems like Bridgeport’s doing OK: down 1-0. Seems like it’s doing fine, getting chances: down 2-0. Scott Pellerin was a little concerned about

Break time

Odd game. Seems like a decent start: no shots on goal. Seems like Bridgeport’s doing OK: down 1-0. Seems like it’s doing fine, getting chances: down 2-0. Scott Pellerin was a little concerned about