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Persson heads home

Farjestad BK announced a two-year contract with John Persson this morning. His older brother Johan signed there as well earlier this offseason. Persson heads home after three years and an ATO with 44

Persson out, ATOs in: Friday notes

John Persson’s been bothered by an injury for a while, Brent Thompson said, and by the (“mid-to-upper body”) way he talked about it, I’m thinking it could be the injury, yet undisclosed, that kept

Captain better: Friday notes

Aaron Ness was back on the ice with a full cage this morning after taking a puck up there yesterday. Good to go? “Best defenseman on the ice,” Brent Thompson said. So there you are. The most

No continuation, another loss: Worcester postgame

Biggest difference between this thing and Saturday’s win? “Overall urgency,” Brent Thompson said. “Each one-on-one battle. That was the difference. We didn’t win enough one-on-one battles. We lost

Returning to action: Providence pregame

The returns of John Persson, Brett Gallant and Harry Zolnierczyk rearrange things a bit from how they were last weekend (and all week), though not incredibly. One to scratch; looked like Justin

McDonald, Zolnierczyk called: WBS pregame

The Islanders put Michael Grabner on injured reserve and, needing a couple of bodies for today’s game, called up Harry Zolnierczyk for the first time and Colin McDonald. That leaves Bridgeport a

Illness, injury and more snow: Thursday notes

Tweaked lines this morning put former Brown linemates Harry Zolnierczyk and Jack MacLellan back together. Meanwhile, John Persson sat out sick. He was at the doctor while Brent Thompson spoke, and

Some nights: Albany postgame

“Some days, we come out flying, playing great,” Adam Pelech said. “Some nights are like that.” Like that. Flat. Uncharacteristic. The inconsistency is to be expected, but sometimes the way they’re

Two points: Syracuse postgame

There were two points when this game could’ve gone either way, though obviously the second one was a harder climb. The first eight, eight and a half minutes of this thing were played pretty even. High

Persson in, Gillies out, two down: Monday notes

Haven’t had a chance to give a look to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton game yet. If I had, I might’ve noticed that Colton Gillies didn’t finish it. Gillies sat out of practice today, at the doctor to