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Every child had a pretty good shot: Lehigh Valley postgame

Strongest of the three games, it looked from video, when Allentown wasn’t smothering the screen in graphics and fans and promos. (Didn’t actually see the last goal for a few minutes. Anyway.) Didn’t

Maintaining speed: Tuesday notes

The bad news is four Sound Tigers were missing for maintenance days today, two games in. The good news is that’s all it is, according to Brent Thompson. Adam Pelech, Bracken Kearns, Travis St. Denis

Every second counts: Springfield postgame

Last night’s even-strength unblocked shot attempts in the second period, by my silly “scribble plusses and minuses” method: 17-9 in Providence’s favor. Today’s for Springfield: somewhat ridiculous

Start strong, finish however: Providence pregame

The whole “get off to a good start” thing only means so much in a long season. The first five times the Sound Tigers missed the playoffs, they won the first game of the season. (The past two, 2013-14

Home-grown: Islanders postgame

Not only was it a Sound Tigers-heavy lineup, but it was a Sound Tigers-heavy penalty kill (and penalty ledger). One minute into the game, and there were Connor Jones, Colin Markison, and ol’ reliables

Yay, contempt: Schedule, second-looked

One non-schedule note first: Hat tip to EliteProspects for this story on Tim Jackman, who has not retired but changed careers. A good dude when he was here. Back to playing with the spy camera. A few

Exhibition sked/J.Holmstrom back/Friday notes

Unfortunate that I don’t have “Routine-announcement plug tweet sparks ‘BST to Nassau!!!’ speculation” on my Sound Tigers Bingo card. Eagerly awaiting the season so I can mark off “Routine send-down to

Wrapping up 2015-16

So here we are. The Big Club plays on; the Sound Tigers have gone their separate ways for the summer. Twitter will be awash with lacrosse before you know it. (mute hashtag ctlax if you don’t want to

Punch a higher floor: Thursday notes

The week drags on, but there seems to be a loose kind of excitement around the Sound Tigers. It’s a big stage. They’re the underdogs. “Any time you’re the underdog in a series, you’ve got nothing to

News not optional/Milner up: Tuesday notes

Ross Johnston’s three-game suspension stemmed from his coming on the ice on a legal line change. Things simmered, all hell broke loose, he fought, and Bridgeport had six guys on the ice. He’ll do his