Unbroken pre-break: Albany pregame

Not broke, not fixing it: Bridgeport goes with the same exact lineup for the third time in four days leading into the all-star break. A few swaps for Albany from last night. One to scratch each way;
Categories: Albany, Pregame

Working blue: Hartford postgame

Hockey folks talk a lot about plays at the blue line, whether yours or theirs. Get a puck out, and buy yourself some time. Keep a puck in, and get yourself a scoring chance. Fail, and you’re chasing.

Eight and Oh Hellberg: Hartford pregame

Hartford’s goalie starts for the ninth time in a row, seeing has how the last eight have gone pretty well, all in all. Looks like the same lineup as Wednesday. Bridgeport, meanwhile, goes with the
Categories: Hartford, Pregame

Like Ice in the Sun: Thursday notes

When hockey players and coaches come off the ice commenting about it, you know it was frigid at Wonderland today. Status quo*, though Ross Johnston is once again taking contact. He won’t play this

Forty shots: Springfield postgame

Been hearing Brent Thompson talk for like two years about shooting the puck more. (I know every time I bring it up it seems like he’s been saying it for a longer time; he kind of has.) This time, it
Categories: Berube , Mayfield , Postgame , Rampant nostalgia , RIP

What snow: Springfield pregame

“Especially where I’m from, every winter there’s one really big one. It’s pretty usual. It melts soon enough.” –Brock Nelson, Feb. 13, 2013 A couple of warmish days have knocked the snow down to

New dates: March 2 home, Feb. 10 road

The new dates are out, and they’re probably about as good as possible: The home game against Hartford is now Wednesday, March 2, and the game in Hershey has been set for Wednesday, Feb. 10. The road
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Backman’s an all-star / D switch: Tuesday notes

The AHL announced its changes to the all-star rosters, and they add Sean Backman, ex-Sound Tiger, Greenwich’s own, to the Pacific Division crew. Backman’s leading Ontario at 10-21-31, a tiebreaker