Rosters for Islanders vs. Boston

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The Big Club posted the rosters for tonight’s game in Bridgeport — one to scratch on D for Boston, I guess — and the Islanders’ includes a bunch of players who were here in the recent past, including Brett Gallant, recalled today along with also-in Sebastian Collberg. Somewhat similar to the Group 2 that went […] [Read More]

After midnight, so GAMEDAY: Thursday notes

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OK, how long has that Tim Hortons been in the gas station on Old Country Road, and why was I not informed? Over on the Big Club side this morning to do an advance for Friday’s game, which the Sound Tigers announced this afternoon is sold out. Should be a fun crowd. We’ll see what […] [Read More]

Camp, Day (wait, for me or them?)

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Our very first, preliminary look at a new day in Bridgeport. No names on backs, unfortunately (Islanders practice jerseys, but at least there was an Argentina Line, and a Swede dressed in gold), but some numbers on some helmets to give us a rudimentary idea in some cases. They had been separated into groups, but […] [Read More]

Three up, one down: Tuesday notes

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He cleared waivers at noon, and the Islanders announced soon after that they’ve sent Brett Gallant to Bridgeport. Banged up already, the Islanders recalled Andrey Pedan and Adam Pelech and re-signed Ross Johnston to a tryout. Gary Bettman announced that the NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the Islanders to Jonathan Ledecky and […] [Read More]

Camp roster released

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Bridgeport’s camp roster (though camp is in Syosset) is here. Finishing a story; will come back and do some annotating in a bit. Some interesting names in the meantime, maybe most notably vet Jeff Deslauriers in goal. Updating: In poking around this list, was revealed that Justin Courtnall actually has an AHL contract. Couple of […] [Read More]
Categories: Campin' out, Courtnall

First Islanders cuts

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The Islanders’ first cuts include Sebastian Collberg, Jesse Graham, Loic Leduc, Andrey Pedan and Adam Pelech, assigned to Bridgeport. Sound Tigers contracts Chris Langkow, Scooter Vaughan, C.J. Stretch, Mark Nemec and Philippe Trudeau were also released from assorted NHL tryouts. Unsigned draft pick Lukas Sutter was also sent to Bridgeport’s camp, which Arthur Staple noted […] [Read More]

Getting back to work: Weekend notes

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Goodbye, Derek Jeter. I assume I will continue to see you triumphantly pump your fist in cold sweat nightmares for the rest of my life. — Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) September 28, 2014 From a different angle, same sentiment. Tip of cap, too, to Bobby Abreu, professional hitter, and Paul Konerko as well. Two from the […] [Read More]
Categories: Alumni watch, Baseball

Huskies sale: Friday notes

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Tickets for UConn’s hockey games at Harbor Yard, including the holiday tournament Dec. 27-28, go on sale Friday morning at 10. The other three games are against Quinnipiac on Oct. 21, Colorado College on Jan. 6, and Notre Dame on Jan. 18. (The Sound Tigers’ and Huskies’ schedules still haven’t changed for Jan. 18, so […] [Read More]