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RIP, Al Arbour

The coach of the Islanders dynasty and AHL legend has died at 82, the Islanders confirmed early this afternoon. TSN just retweeted this Bob McKenzie piece from earlier this year about Arbour and Stan
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Schedule coming!

Where’s my spy camera? We’ll find out at 1 p.m. Thursday. Tage Thompson (Brent’s older son) and Ridgefield’s Chad Krys were selected for next month’s All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo. New

Camp invites, farm interests: Notes on a Monday

Have been sitting on most of these links for a while, but a bit of news to spur actually posting it: The Islanders announced PTOs for Matt Carkner, Tyler Barnes and Parker Milner, all of whom are

Newtown to National team: Monday notes

“Where’s my spy camera?” Patience. Newtown’s Melissa Samoskevich was chosen for the U-22 select national team that’ll face Canada later this month. Former future Sound Tigers defenseman Robbie Russo

Home again (long, windy, messy): vacation notes/bookkeeping

If you missed this afternoon’s news, Matt Carkner will return on a two-year AHL contract, and Kevin Poulin also re-signed. Wrapping up two lost weeks from there… For a few days a couple of weeks

They’re all coaching now: Friday notes

An Adirondack-Manchester ECHL game might be worth a trip this year just for the Sound Tigers nostalgia. The Adirondack Thunder named Cail MacLean head coach Thursday. MacLean, you may remember from

NWHL schedule/Kevin comes back: Tuesday notes

The National Women’s Hockey League released its schedule, beginning with New York at Connecticut at Chelsea Piers in Stamford on Oct. 11. Unfortunately U.S. star Amanda Kessel won’t play her senior
Categories: Alumni watch, NWHL, RIP

Rule changes, calculations, Souza, DiBo?: Friday notes

The AHL released its rules changes and playoff format from this week’s Board of Governors meeting. It’s yet another chance for people to get worked up over the California teams’ playing 68 games as

Blow, ye winds, etc.: Tuesday notes

The traditional “You may want to evacuate the media center” thunderstorm hit the GHO Travelers Championship this afternoon. Most of us stayed. We survived. Actually, had I left, I might’ve wound up in

Coaches for everyone: Thursday notes

Busy day on the carousel. The Penguins made Mike Sullivan official Thursday; Grand Rapids will be official tomorrow, and all reports are that it’s Todd Nelson. Ron Rolston will coach Springfield. And