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Supporting McGivney: Monday notes

After softball today in Bristol, went down to Mill River in Stratford for the Vazzy’s Golf Classic. And by the time I got there, the players had left: Thunderstorm cut short the golf after about nine

Carousel stops: Monday notes

Hey, we got us a table. Providence has its new coach, former Butch Cassidy assistant Kevin Dean: TEAMOldNew BINLuke Richardson (4/18) Kurt Kleinendorst (6/8)  MTBKeith McCambridge

Carkner retires: Wednesday notes

Matt Carkner made it official today: he has retired from playing. He’ll still be around as a coach, though. So ends a 15-year pro playing career — he started the same year that the Sound Tigers

Tuesday bad-news notes

The report is that Ryan Haggerty also wasn’t tendered yesterday, making him and fellow Fairfield Countyite Michael Paliotta an unrestricted free agent. (Toronto’s had a couple of semi-surprises, too.)

DraftWrap ’16: Saturday notes

So while I was out, the Islanders traded up in, then back into, the fourth round for a couple of Europeans including one highly regarded Russian forward. College/European on everybody except their

Krys to the Blackhawks: Day 2

Ridgefield’s Chad Krys went to the Blackhawks early on Day 2 of the NHL draft, 45th overall, the middle of the second round. The defenseman, who was with the National Team Development Program, is

Draft day coming: Wednesday notes

Caught up with the Thompsons ahead of Friday’s big day. Wild that Tyce will be in Buffalo, but not at the draft. I really wanted to dateline it “Orange,” but we weren’t quite in town. I thought about

Campin’ nationally: Tuesday notes

Open tab. Get distracted by run in soccer game. Forget what I was going to search for. Ah well. Might as well. As their draft day approaches, Tage Thompson and Chad Krys were invited to the USA junior

Catchup: What’s old is new (Monday notes)

Tucson is officially the Roadrunners, a traditional minor-pro Arizona nickname. Rockford and the Blackhawks re-upped through 2022. A new coach, officially, in Iowa: TEAMOldNewBINLuke Richardson

MonsterThunderFalcon: Wednesday notes

Caught up with the local guys on Lake Erie as they started home after Tuesday night’s celebration. Loved the way Brett Gallant and Jaime Sifers talked about each other, the respect they had for each