Gibson’s a winner: x-NYI

The Islanders clinched a playoff spot tonight on Thomas Hickey’s goal in overtime, finishing a comeback from two goals down to win 4-3 at Washington. More importantly for the blog’s purposes,
Categories: Gibson, The Big Club

Busy days, continued: Tuesday notes

Adam Pelech in the house. Arthur Staple wrote the story last night on his comeback from surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome. We talked further; story in tomorrow’s paper. No 4-10 reunion yet, though:
Categories: Burroughs , Cliche , Graham , International , Juha

Gibson up/Pelech down/Quine POTW (Monday running)

The Islanders announced earlier this morning that Christopher Gibson has been called up under emergency conditions. J.F. Berube’s day-to-day, lower body. Ryan Pulock is expected back in for them
Categories: Berube , Gibson , Just business , Pelech , Pulock

The Other Way: Springfield postgame

After a week where they just kept finding a way, Bridgeport found ways not to tonight. Put 39 shots on goal. Often seemed just on the verge of taking over, popping one in and turning this into a

Wotherspoon for Czuczman: Springfield pregame

Kevin Czuczman sits out tonight with the upper-body injury he apparently sustained in the first period last night, which kept him out a couple of shifts of the first (though he stayed on the bench)

Who’s scruffy-lookin’? Wilkes-Barre postgame

It’s always nice when someone gives you the quote so you don’t have to say it. “It was an ugly game,” Brent Thompson said. Weird, for sure. “It was a hard-fought game. Guys really sacrificed a lot

Same as it was: Wilkes-Barre pregame

Worked pretty well the other day: Bridgeport will stick with the same lineup that played a fairly dominant game against Portland on Tuesday. It’s Star Wars Night here. The Rebel Alliance logo is also
Categories: Pregame, Wilkes-Barre

Still tighter: Friday notes

Bridgeport practiced out in Wilkes-Barre today, so sight-unseen for us. Justin Vaive sounded very doubtful for this weekend. As mentioned the other day, doesn’t sound like they planned to change much