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Defensive forward: Portland postgame

Y’ever play defense, Tanner Fritz? “No. Not like that,” he said after he set up the winning goal Saturday. “I was pretty nervous going out there, and right away there’s a rush against me.” Cameron
Categories: College , Fritz-Tanner , Gibson , Missouri , Portland

Never dull: Albany postgame

Sharp seemed to be the word of the day. More precisely, that’s what they weren’t. They were going early, had chances early: three posts. They got back even in the second period, then gave up a weird

Game plans: Lehigh Valley postgame

To sort-of steal a line from Bracken Kearns, 10 games ago, who knows how this turns out. They’re down 2-0 early, then again by a goal after they erase that deficit. “We stayed with it,” Ben Holmstrom

All hands back on deck: Thursday notes

If Bridgeport had practiced Monday and Ryan Pulock had never blocked that shot Saturday night, I imagine this is how it would have looked. Same lines. Same pairs, except Loic Leduc in for Scott

Burroughs up, Leduc down: Wednesday notes

The other half of the Kyle Burroughs call-up? Loic Leduc was sent down to Missouri. If you had to guess, that probably would have been it: Leduc has played only six AHL games, and he hadn’t played in
Categories: Alumni watch , Burroughs , Leduc , New Haven , Schools

Welcome to Florida / Vaive returns / Pedan plays / roadgeek Wednesday notes

On Saturday, Bridgeport will play a Florida affiliate for the first time since Feb. 18, 2003, a 2-0 win here over the San Antonio Rampage. Steve Valiquette made 35 saves; Eric Manlow had an assist on

Bedeviled Berube: Albany postgame (updated)

Word from up there is J.F. Berube left this one with a lower-body injury after two periods. Was otherwise involved and haven’t heard anything more at the moment. One goal in the last two games (Ryan

Assorted Thursday notes

While I was covering volleyball (um) yesterday, a Travis Hamonic trade request went public. A stunner, but I can’t add more than other people have. William Nylander’s assist on the only goal last

Sound Tigers cleaning up: Monday notes

Things to clean up still, Brent Thompson said — defensive-zone coverage, the third man on the forecheck — but all in all, sounds like it was as good a game as it looked Saturday. “Overall, I thought

Cleaning up: Providence postgame

One thing everyone around this team talks about is how hard the players work. Hasn’t been in doubt. The results haven’t followed. They’ve worked to clean things up the whole way here. A lot of them