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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

MonsterThunderFalcon: Wednesday notes

Caught up with the local guys on Lake Erie as they started home after Tuesday night’s celebration. Loved the way Brett Gallant and Jaime Sifers talked about each other, the respect they had for each

Another title in the Burgh: Sunday notes

He didn’t play an NHL game this year, but I think Steve Oleksy got more screen time tonight after the game than Matt Murray did. It was kinda cool. The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup,
Categories: Alumni watch, RIP

RIP, Mr. Hockey

Gordie Howe has died at 88, leaving behind a strong family and a legend like no other.
Categories: RIP

Allen wins again: Thursday notes

No Stanley Cup champion yet. But in the Coast, Allen wins its second Kelly Cup in a row, taking both the series and tonight’s Game 6 by the same 4-2 mark. That’s a title for Dyson Stevenson, Chad

New guy II / Gallant returns: Monday notes

Quinnipiac announced that the Sound Tigers have signed their Travis St. Denis to an AHL contract. That goes with Yalie Ryan Obuchowski, whom the Sound Tigers also acknowledged today. We’re told

Arcobello to Switzerland: Tuesday notes

He journeyed around the continent last year, went to Toronto this year and wound up across town, and now Mark Arcobello is on to the Europe thing. SC Bern in Switzerland announced a two-year contract

Toronto lives: Friday notes

Toronto survives, fairly handily, at home against Hershey. William Nylander’s hat trick included the first two goals of the night. Game 5 is Sunday afternoon. World Cup roster adds have been coming