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Pennsylvania in the Pink: Wilkes-Barre pregame

Back in the second home for years and years, NEPA Civic Aren First Union A Wachovia The Arena at Casey Plaza. (No, people, Mohegan Sun is in Uncasville. Wait, what?) Still, it never gets less weird to

Forty shots: Springfield postgame

Been hearing Brent Thompson talk for like two years about shooting the puck more. (I know every time I bring it up it seems like he’s been saying it for a longer time; he kind of has.) This time, it
Categories: Berube , Mayfield , Postgame , Rampant nostalgia , RIP

Mayfield up

The Islanders recalled Scott Mayfield early this afternoon, putting Eric Boulton on injured reserve for unspecified reasons. Didn’t hit up this morning’s optional skate, so we’ll see what the
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Defensive repeat: Hartford postgame

What stood out to Brent Thompson about the defensive effort this weekend, including tonight’s 1-0 win? “Our goalies made big saves when we needed them,” Thompson said. “I like the fact the defense is

Rest period: Thursday notes

All hands on deck for the Sound Tigers this morning at Wonderland, including the rested Scott Mayfield. It appears clear that, if there’s a call, Mayfield’d be the guy. It’s just not clear if or when.

Sub-standard: Springfield postgame

If the Sound Tigers turned the corner on Sunday, they did it the wrong way on a one-way street. If they set a standard Sunday, this was nonstandard. “Yeah, I’m surprised, to be honest,” Thompson said.

Without Mayfield: Springfield pregame

Scott Mayfield is not on the ice for warmup, and he’s healthy as far as I know. The Islanders have six defensemen healthy up top. These facts could be related, could not, but if they’re keeping

Getting (still) better: Providence postgame

About as strict a matchup as we’ve seen, especially this early in a season, in a while: Pelech-Mayfield against Khokhlachev, Frank Vatrano and Zack Phillips. They combined for nine shots, six of them

Gibson hurt, big firsts: Providence postgame

Haven’t had a chance to go over more than what’s on Twitter and the box tonight, but Christopher Gibson left the game after one period after reportedly being run into in the first. Haven’t heard any
Categories: Gibson , Johnston-Ross , Mayfield , Pelech , Petrov

Killed, revived, killed: Hershey postgame

The penalty kill had come around the past five games. Less so today, giving up two on a boarding major (5-foot-11, 186-pound Sebastian Collberg) and one on a five-on-three. Ballgame. Sort of.