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Monsters roll: Tuesday notes

A shutout for Anton Forsberg tonight in Cleveland, and Lake Erie leads the defending champs 3-0. Game 4 and a chance to sweep is Thursday. The Eastern Conference Final resumes Wednesday in Toronto
Categories: Coaching Carousel, RIP

Pirates to Springfield done: Monday notes Tuesday (updated)

Wrote blog post. Posted blog po… darn The AHL gave its formal approval to Portland’s move to Springfield on Monday. The Panthers apparently examined all their options and stuck with the franchise,

Bears up 2-0/Why is it always Canada?: Saturday notes

The Bears have held serve at home, and now it’s up to the Marlies to do the same up in Toronto. Carter Camper scored at 9:09 of overtime to give the Bears a 3-2 win Saturday and a 2-0 series lead.

Bears win 1: Friday notes

Shots on goal tell little sometimes. This did not feel (and admittedly, I’m saying that with divided attention from afar) like a low-event Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, but shots were very

Farewell, Howie: Wednesday notes

A fond tip of cap to Howie Rose, stepping down after 21 years as Islanders play-by-play guy on TV. Fortunately still got him in the summertime. World Championship quarters on Thursday. (USA-CZE at
Categories: International, RIP

Czechs next: Worlds notes

At Worlds, the United States got to overtime with help from a Brock Nelson power-play goal, which was just enough to sneak through to the quarterfinals. And that was all they did; Tomas Marcinko

Marlies, Monsters move on: Monday notes

A phenomenal finish to a great series between, perhaps, the two best teams in the AHL. It goes to Toronto, 4-3 and 4-3, in Game 7 at Ricoh Coliseum. The teams combined for five goals in the third,

Win for a ‘Rat: Monday notes

Big win to get back even tonight for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in Game 4 against Hershey. The Penguins got a power play in overtime on a stick-hold, and with just two seconds left on it, Kael Mouillierat

Playoffs go on: Friday gamenight

The Pacific Division final is set. De facto defending Western Conference champ Ontario finished off San Jose in four games with a 4-1 win. The Reign never trailed, outshot the Barracuda in each period

Facing elimination (update: Eliminated): Toronto Game 3 liveblog

Bridgeport, as you may have gathered from all those posts about playoff futility this week, is 2-7 all-time when facing elimination. (Well, two posts, I guess. It feels like more because my punk