Catchup: What’s old is new (Monday notes)

Tucson is officially the Roadrunners, a traditional minor-pro Arizona nickname. Rockford and the Blackhawks re-upped through 2022. A new coach, officially, in Iowa: TEAMOldNewBINLuke Richardson

MonsterThunderFalcon: Wednesday notes

Caught up with the local guys on Lake Erie as they started home after Tuesday night’s celebration. Loved the way Brett Gallant and Jaime Sifers talked about each other, the respect they had for each

Another title in the Burgh: Sunday notes

He didn’t play an NHL game this year, but I think Steve Oleksy got more screen time tonight after the game than Matt Murray did. It was kinda cool. The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup,
Categories: Alumni watch, RIP

Monsters win: Gallant, Paliotta, Sifers, Pratt

Calder cup champions! pic.twitter.com/Hw1NijRUIf— Brett Gallant (@gally44) June 12, 2016 Brett Gallant is a champion. A couple of years after he made it to the Show, two months after a

RIP, Mr. Hockey

Gordie Howe has died at 88, leaving behind a strong family and a legend like no other.
Categories: RIP

Allen wins again: Thursday notes

No Stanley Cup champion yet. But in the Coast, Allen wins its second Kelly Cup in a row, taking both the series and tonight’s Game 6 by the same 4-2 mark. That’s a title for Dyson Stevenson, Chad

Carkner contemplating / Kinnear in Springfield: Monday notes

At the end of the season, Matt Carkner sounded to be seriously contemplating retirement. He sounded even closer on an Ottawa radio station on Tuesday. “Never say never,” he told them, but still.

New guy II / Gallant returns: Monday notes

Quinnipiac announced that the Sound Tigers have signed their Travis St. Denis to an AHL contract. That goes with Yalie Ryan Obuchowski, whom the Sound Tigers also acknowledged today. We’re told