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No DeFazio/former futures watch (with late-night updates)

Word this morning that the Islanders won’t be extending a qualifying offer to Brandon DeFazio, making him an unrestricted free agent on Friday. (We have like 40 things we’re supposed to be doing, so

Yale-Lowell lineups

(Sorry, BST folks. A few bits for yinz at the bottom.) It’s a college week ’round here. Yale and UMass Lowell coming up. I didn’t get a chance to ask Sean Backman about his Bulldogs, but I did get

Pointing forward

They’ve been together for a long time now, and we should probably find a nickname for them, but Brandon DeFazio-Scott Campbell-Blair Riley was pretty much everywhere tonight in this nutty little game.

Turned, twisted, swung about*

Scott Pellerin wanted to make it known, unsolicited: The language in the Brandon DeFazio press release surprised him yesterday. He’d said he’d heard nothing about a slew-foot and took exception to the

Trial by judge

The line swap was just a little curious this morning, but it turns out there was a reason: Jack Combs was in Brandon DeFazio’s spot today because DeFazio’s suspended for the collision that injured

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

McDonald named captain/DeFazio gets six (further updated)

Edit: Probably shoulda waited. Could be a newsy day. The Sound Tigers have chosen Colin McDonald as the team’s eighth captain. Casey Cizikas will wear one ‘A’, and the other will be split between Jon

Penalties and Providence

They gave up three power-play goals in Hartford, but as Scott Pellerin said, it wasn’t really their worst PK night. Tonight was pretty good. Six Providence chances, on which Bridgeport outscored the

Monday running: DeFazio, McDonald sign; Oleksy to Hershey

The Islanders added two more forwards this morning, both of whom played for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last year, both of whom have family ties to the state. Brandon DeFazio, as broken last night by