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Three-in-four, the other day: Monday notes

Not everyone on today in the midst of a three-in-four, “more of a skills day today, get the guys out who want or need to get better at certain things,” Brent Thompson said. “A good practice.” If any

Singalong: “Whatever Became of Dono?”

/Furiously rewriting Tom Lehrer’s “Whatever Became of Hubert?” with Matt Donovan references Almost sent that as a tweet several times during the Islanders-Capitals playoff series, but never did. But

USHL Locals, Phase 2: Tuesday notes

Phase 2 of the USHL Draft included locals Matt Gosiewski of Wilton (45th to Cedar Rapids), Alex Esposito of West Haven (57th to Muskegon), Adam Karashik of Ridgefield (83rd to Lincoln) Joe O’Connor of

The Real(er) Standings and a(n im)modest proposal

Like we always do about this time: The “real” standings, minus the bonus points. Northeast W L T Pts Hartford (3) 41 29 6 88 Syracuse (7) 38 35 3 79 Albany 35 33 8 78 Springfield 33 36 7 73 Bridgeport
Categories: Thinking too hard

What it’s all about: Hartford postgame

If you remember back in the day, an unremarkable PTO signing, showing up in No. 13, so unremarkable at the time that I wondered from a distance at practice if that was the return of an unremarkable

A split and a landslide: Fake Team Awards X

Thanks to those who voted, who split their vote for one fake trophy but gave the other to a longtime Tiger in a landslide. The Seventh Player Award was the split one, but Scooter Vaughan edged his

Time flies, seasons change: Syracuse liveblog

(One last request: Fake Team Awards balloting ends tonight.) Today is the fifth anniversary of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers’ last playoff win (and 12th of its last series win). Mikko Koskinen beat

The Drought turns 12: Bridgeport’s (non-)playoff history

The Sound Tigers last won a playoff series in 2003, 12 years ago tonight. Since then, 24 of the other 29 teams in the league have won at least one series. Lake Erie*, the Albany Devils, Utica, the

Signs of growth, etc: Hartford postgame

Yann Danis, 32 shots, 30 saves, a few big ones, bad breaks, you feel like you’ve seen this episode before. But it’s the little things, like the Minions playing a solid game, like Adam Pelech and Scott

Three Senator goalies

A goalie fight is a fun rarity to see. Watching a team need to play three goalies is the Holy Grail, like what almost happened in Florida earlier this season. One led to the other tonight in