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Welp, back to work: Weekend notes

Some vacations are better than others. This one, we’ll leave it alone. Stuff happens, yeah? Anyway. Senators to Belleville will reportedly be announced Monday, leaving Binghamton in the market for a

RIP, Dick Ernst

When Jack Capuano became Sound Tigers head coach for real in the spring of 2007, I did a long feature on him, tried to dig deep. I don’t think it made the final story, but we talked about his

SHU announcement due: Late Sunday notes

Edit, 11:40 a.m.: here’s the official announcement. While we’re here, the Islanders also invited Colin Markison and Tanner Fritz to training camp. The league spilled their beans about 10 days ago, but

Rookie camped/World Cup at last

Dropped in on rookie camp this morning on the Island. Best shape of their lives, etc. Seriously, good to see some of the guys and the staff again. A couple of weeks until they show up here. Gathered a

Markison finally back

It’d become the worst-kept secret: Colin Markison returns on a one-year AHL deal. Impressed in an energy/penalty-kill role last year. …. RIP, Pavel Lainka.

Remembering: Sept. 7 notes

It’s Sept. 7, which used to mean the Blogiversary, but now memorializes tragedy. It’s five years since the plane carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl went down on takeoff, ultimately killing all but one

Almost down to the shore: Friday notes

Six weeks to the season, for crying out loud. A year after he joined their front office — like a year ago this coming Sunday — Chris Drury became the Rangers’ assistant general manager. Former

Czuczman to the Moose: Tuesday notes

Kevin Czuczman has a new gig: He signed with Manitoba, the Moose announced today. His former fellow prospects with the Islanders will scrimmage the Flyers’ kids three weeks from Thursday on the

Accumulated from the weekend: Monday notes

The Islanders added Chris Lamoriello to their front office Friday, naming him director of player personnel. He’s well-known in AHL circles for his long service with the Devils’ organization. A Josh

I remember that guy: Wednesday notes

Nice to see our man Paul Ryan today, up from Austin with the Texas representatives at the U.S. Open National Playoffs. Unfortunately for them, their stay was not long. The Coyotes hired Dawn Braid as