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Spend a night in the … box: On power plays and GAA

“If we take four … penalties a game, we’re going to kill every one of those … penalties off. We take … seven, they’re going to … score. Our … killers are getting bagged every night.” –Brent

Reinhart back, Halmo out: Wednesday notes

The New York Islanders’ reassignment of Griffin Reinhart back to Bridgeport — the Big Club has two spots open now after putting Michael Grabner back on IR, and Travis Hamonic and Johnny Boychuk both

Day planners due Wednesday: Tuesday notes

Schedule. Wednesday. 11 a.m. #wheresmyspycamera.* Over the Boards reported that Tage Thompson, Brent’s son, has committed to UConn. Tage is Class of 2016 for high school, so it’s a couple of years
Categories: New Haven , RIP , Rulebook , Schedules , Simpsons

Penalty avoidance 101

Three fights for Brett Gallant (including one in which he and Krys Barch took off each other’s helmets to avoid the new penalty) and a goal for line-with-nickname-to-come-if-necessary in the

Schedule post/Kvitova-NastiaPav

Tennis! I may be upstairs when it hits. See the AHL site and the Sound Tigers’ site at 3 p.m. for the links. I’ll add to this when I can. Meanwhile, the Simpsons clip we’re all thinking today. …
Categories: Simpsons

“Get to the ‘working overtime’ part!”*

The regular season’s over up top, so there’s no more NHL paychecks. The Islanders recalled all eight guys they’d left hanging around here this week to practice with the Big Club. (If they travel, if

Bounced back

Colin McDonald talked about consistency today like Scott Pellerin talked about it Sunday, how it’s what they’re striving toward, how much Sunday stuck in his craw. They were a lot more consistent

Sharks-Tigers with more Bulldogs

Kenny Reiter had himself a nice start in the ECHL, and today in Worcester he gets his first AHL start of the year (and, you could argue, his first in a real, live, full-strength AHL game, since both
Categories: Pregame, Simpsons, Worcester

“Where’s my spy camera? Where’s my spy camera?”*

The schedule question always comes. And though the schedule doesn’t sound imminent, the question always comes harder once the basketballers put theirs out. So after 11 years, I figured it was worth
Categories: Alumni watch , Brake Time! , McIver , RIP , Schedules

Night off*

No NHL, AHL, ECHL, IIHF games. A chilling vision of things to come**. Alex Giroux is finally going overseas: Dynamo Riga announced a two-year deal with him. (The noted-therein “hockey experts”