Rookie camped/World Cup at last

Dropped in on rookie camp this morning on the Island. Best shape of their lives, etc. Seriously, good to see some of the guys and the staff again. A couple of weeks until they show up here. Gathered a

Markison finally back

It’d become the worst-kept secret: Colin Markison returns on a one-year AHL deal. Impressed in an energy/penalty-kill role last year. …. RIP, Pavel Lainka.

Haggerty to WBS / SHU to the barn? Thursday notes

Initially Twitter-skimmed past this NCAA press release about 18 scholarships for Atlantic Hockey, which broke yesterday, but Eric Hornick pointed us back: it says Sacred Heart plans to return to

Promos / Wright to Vladivostok

The Sound Tigers released their promotions schedule this morning and would no doubt like me to remind you that individual-game tickets go on sale bright ‘n’ early tomorrow morning. Details within.

Remembering: Sept. 7 notes

It’s Sept. 7, which used to mean the Blogiversary, but now memorializes tragedy. It’s five years since the plane carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl went down on takeoff, ultimately killing all but one

Almost down to the shore: Friday notes

Six weeks to the season, for crying out loud. A year after he joined their front office — like a year ago this coming Sunday — Chris Drury became the Rangers’ assistant general manager. Former

Bridgeport signs Lofquist

The Sound Tigers announced they’ve added forward Lukas Lofquist on a two-way AHL contract. A forward, he came out of the Djurg√•rdens system and played in Oshawa last year, where his teammates included

Czuczman to the Moose: Tuesday notes

Kevin Czuczman has a new gig: He signed with Manitoba, the Moose announced today. His former fellow prospects with the Islanders will scrimmage the Flyers’ kids three weeks from Thursday on the