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Reconvening for the playoffs: Wednesday notes

Tomorrow’s story in the paper is going to be about handling the changes to the lineup that come from losing one of your top two centermen (not to mention having your top defenseman and top goalie up,

Road Warrior: Tuesday notes

The San Antonio Rampage were flying home yesterday afternoon from their annual Rodeo road trip; they’d been in California for a week, haven’t played at home since Feb. 5. Marc-Andre Cliche was traded

Wrapping Sunday/state of the league Monday notes

Links, some delayed for technical reasons, from last night: Sean Backman credited Mike Stothers’ faith in his offensive game as a big factor in recapturing it. (Stothers was money.) Catching up,
Categories: Alumni watch , Backman , Just business , Pulock , Quine

Stop rallying: Hartford postgame

Two nights in a row they had a chance to tie it late and couldn’t quite find twine; two mirror-image 5-4 losses this weekend. Mirror-images, in fact, because they fell behind 3-1 and 5-2 both nights.

Petrov returns… : Providence pregame

Kirill Petrov plays his first game tonight since he broke his foot Nov. 4. How many more will he play here? We’ll see: Arthur Staple reports that Petrov is considering a return home. For tonight, he’s

Fighting for it: Hartford postgame

Joe Whitney’s hat trick leads the story in this one, or at least it will in our paper. But some good things happened at the other end, too. Whitney’s second goal started with a beauty of a Ryan Pulock

Whose normal: Hartford pregame

With Ryan Strome back up and scoring goals in Florida, with J.F. Berube back up to go on IR (making room for Thomas Hickey to come off, keeping room for Adam Pelech for now), things are back to a

Utica unliveblog

Will not be able to follow the Fightin’ Pedans and Landrys live, but you can: Give a listen to Brendan Burke (audio / pay-per-view) and follow the Observer-Dispatch’s Ben Birnell. The box should be

Whitney baby on the way: Wednesday notes

Team-building on Tuesday, Booster Club dinner last night, and back to work today. One big difference: Joe Whitney was missing. He’s on baby watch, awaiting his first child. It’s probable at this point

Unmatched: Springfield postgame

We’ve seen this in bits and pieces at times, but two-plus periods of a strict five-man matchup, not usually. Worked out OK, in part because of the sixth guy out there. “I thought we had a couple of