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

“It was the olden days”*: Thunderbirds! pregame

The promos this week tipped me off that tonight’s Treehouse of Horror is the 600th episode of The Simpsons. It’s the 588th home game for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers today, and considering the 12-year

Clean start: Providence postgame

Things sometimes don’t look quite right in first games. And looking back to last year’s, you could probably reiterate that first paragraph. Actually, most of the second paragraph, too. “I think

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

Song’s the same: Saturday morning notes

Bridgeport looks like it has looked the past few days of practice; the first four lines and three pairs of that array from Thursday look like they’re in tonight. Christopher Gibson was the first one

A’s for Kearns, Mayfield: Friday notes

This thing gets going in about 30 hours. Brent Thompson said today that Bracken Kearns and Scott Mayfield will serve as alternate captains to Ben Holmstrom. “They’re solid, character guys,” Thompson

Number, please: Thursday notes

Has it been too long since we dropped a Telephone Rock reference? It’s been too long since we dropped a Telephone Rock reference. It’s going to take a while to glance at these new-normal, normalized