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Drury back to NYR, littler Thompson to PC: Friday notes

A couple of things that accumulated over the past couple of days: Chris Drury is back in hockey, joining the Rangers as their director of player development. Local guy and, one would think, a guy

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

Some late-Thursday links

After a night at softball: Chris Bourque back to the Caps and likely Hershey. No word on Aucoin and Giroux. Jason LaBarbera to the Flyers and likely Allentown. Michelle on Twitter pointed out this. I
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Paliotta to Columbus

Three days ago, we got all excited about Stamford’s Ryan Haggerty joining Westport’s Michael Paliotta, his ex-USA Hockey teammate, with the Chicago Blackhawks after Haggerty was traded there. Today

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

Monarchs reign over East: Wednesday notes

It ends for the Hartford Wolf Pack in the conference final, a 3-1 loss to Manchester for a four-game Monarchs sweep and the future Ontario Reign’s first trip to the Calder Cup Final, which begins next

Even out West: Monday notes

Dylan Larkin’s second pro game went OK: The latest hotshot Red Wings prospect scored his first two pro goals in the first period Monday night as Grand Rapids held on to beat Utica 4-2 and tie the
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Monarchs win Game 1 vs. Hartford

First game in the Eastern Conference Final to the Manchester Monarchs: Nic Dowd and Michael Mersch (his second) scored in the second period to break a 1-1 tie, enough to withstand Mat Bodie’s

Comets hit Barons/adieu, Dave: Wednesday notes

Utica completes the final four in the AHL with a 1-0 win over Oklahoma City in Game 7 of the Western Conference semis. Alexandre Grenier scored with 12:49 left in the game, and Jacob Markstrom (in the

Game 7, All-Star Game, stolen stuff: Monday notes

There’ll be a Game 7 in the AHL this year: Oklahoma City got goals from Brad Hunt and Ryan Hamilton and 33 saves from Richard Bachman, surviving Sven Baertschi’s late goal to beat Utica 2-1. Game 7 is