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Landing Boulton: Friday notes

Agent Michael Wulkan tweeted that Eric Boulton is coming back to the Islanders; Arthur Staple says he expects Boulton here more than there. It feels as if we’ve heard that song before, but maybe this

Coaching change in Danbury: Tuesday notes

Coaching change in Danbury, where the Titans and East Haven’s Phil Esposito have parted ways. Other notes: Kael Mouillierat reportedly to Sweden. Jason LaBarbera, one of the AHL’s best goalies, is now
Categories: Alumni watch, Danbury, RIP

Carousel stops: Monday notes

Hey, we got us a table. Providence has its new coach, former Butch Cassidy assistant Kevin Dean: TEAMOldNew BINLuke Richardson (4/18) Kurt Kleinendorst (6/8)  MTBKeith McCambridge

Halmo to the Bolts: Saturday notes

Excited to be joining the @TBLightning organization. Letssss goooooooooo— Michael Halmo (@mhalmz) July 9, 2016 After four-plus seasons, Halmo departs seventh in goals (56) and seventh in PIM
Categories: Halmo, Just business, RIP

Carkner retires: Wednesday notes

Matt Carkner made it official today: he has retired from playing. He’ll still be around as a coach, though. So ends a 15-year pro playing career — he started the same year that the Sound Tigers

Four signed, fifth implied: Tuesday notes

Bridgeport announced four AHL contracts today, only one of which fits into that set we had heard was re-signing, though he sort of implies the other one. That’s Kellen Jones, twin brother of Connor,

Tuesday bad-news notes

The report is that Ryan Haggerty also wasn’t tendered yesterday, making him and fellow Fairfield Countyite Michael Paliotta an unrestricted free agent. (Toronto’s had a couple of semi-surprises, too.)

DraftWrap ’16: Saturday notes

So while I was out, the Islanders traded up in, then back into, the fourth round for a couple of Europeans including one highly regarded Russian forward. College/European on everybody except their

Draft day coming: Wednesday notes

Caught up with the Thompsons ahead of Friday’s big day. Wild that Tyce will be in Buffalo, but not at the draft. I really wanted to dateline it “Orange,” but we weren’t quite in town. I thought about

Catchup: What’s old is new (Monday notes)

Tucson is officially the Roadrunners, a traditional minor-pro Arizona nickname. Rockford and the Blackhawks re-upped through 2022. A new coach, officially, in Iowa: TEAMOldNewBINLuke Richardson