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On Goal: Manchester (2) postgame

Edit: Arthur Staple reports Griffin Reinhart is going up to the Islanders. When the game was still sort of in doubt — if it ever truly was — it was the third and fourth lines driving offense. Eberle-Sutter-Markison, Gillies-Sundstrom-Langkow keeping the puck deep. “Listen, the third and fourth lines are giving second and third efforts,” […] [Read More]

Captain hurting: Thursday notes

Was told Aaron Ness took a puck to the face in practice this morning and missed the rest to get medical attention. Brent Thompson didn’t have initial word as he left Wonderland this morning. Brett Gallant also remains out. (That’s about all of practice I caught, unfortunately: Fun with leaky water heaters. UI told me […] [Read More]
Categories: Ness, Schools, Stockton

In 3D? Tuesday notes

One of those remarkable mornings when you’ve almost got more defensemen than forwards. With Sebastian Collberg and Mike Halmo in red still, Bridgeport had 12 forwards on the ice. Colton Gillies was still feeling it but back in action; Chris Langkow is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, and Justin Courtnall is sick. There were nine […] [Read More]

Two goalies/Arcobello moves again: Wednesday notes

Kevin Poulin appears set for a full workload, or at least to participate in a full weekend: Bridgeport sent Kent Simpson back to Stockton. Team otherwise looked as it did yesterday. Mark Arcobello moves on again: Claimed by Arizona. There was a small NHL deal that went down at about the same time, so you […] [Read More]

Portland liveblog (yes, Portland)

They’re back downtown, though we’re not. We’ll be listening to Jeff Mannix (audio / video) and following Chris Roy, Paul, Jeff and the Pirates. The box should be here. Elsewhere: Stockton appears a step closer to the AHL and a sale to the Flames. Todd Bertuzzi will be a Binghamton Senator on a PTO. (Bruce […] [Read More]

Got away late: Worcester postgame

In more ways than one, this game got away late from Bridgeport. Late in the game, three Worcester goals. Late in the first two periods, Worcester goals. “Sometimes you take one step back to take two forward,” Brent Thompson said. “It was one of those nights where we weren’t dialed in the way we needed […] [Read More]

Coast Report: Collberg, Nemec back

Sebastian Collberg returned to the Stockton lineup from his two-game injury absence with a goal. Mike Pereira scored the Thunder’s other goal, but Idaho beat the Thunder 3-2 as Jason Bast had a goal and an assist. Meanwhile Mark Nemec was noticeable: two goals, including the winner in OT, for Colorado. [Read More]

Stockton: Collberg injured

Stockton’s postgamer reports that Sebastian Collberg left Friday’s game late: “Collberg left the game after taking a slash to the wrist and a hit to the head and did not return. His status wasn’t known immediately after the game.” The Thunder’s livetweet, about the only other notice I could find in a quick look around […] [Read More]