Snow day/Thunder Bay: Tuesday notes

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Edit: The AHL announced a one-game suspension for Hershey’s Ryan Stoa for slew-footing Mike Halmo on Saturday. Spirited practice at Harbor Yard as the snow began flying. It was missing the top two penalty-kill forwards, Chrises Langkow and Bruton (reported personal and upper-body-day-to-day, respectively), as well as Scott Pellerin (family). Andrey Pedan and Johan Sundstrom […] [Read More]

Unboxed: Hartford postgame

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Completely different goaltending tandem for the Pack this week, which could affect things. Not so much, though there’s not as much to pin on David LeNeveu as there was on the tandem that’s now in the Coast from last week. Bridgeport just went and set the rested team on its heels for the last 40 […] [Read More]

Pack back: Sunday pregame

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Looks like Scooter Vaughan and Alan Quine return today for Bridgeport, with Andrew Clark and Joey Diamond looking like they’re sitting out (Clark took warmup). A tweak on defense, too, splitting up Ness and Mayfield, which had been the usual pairing both before and after Ness’ recall. Completely different goaltending tandem for the Pack this […] [Read More]
Categories: Hartford, Pregame

Great American Liveblog: Hershey from afar

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No Hershey trip for us this year. We’ll be listening to Scott Stuccio (audio / video). We’ll be following Tim Leone, Scott and of course Corey. The box will be here. Hartford has the night off. And while we’re on Hartford and box scores, that Petr Straka match penalty from last night changed again today, […] [Read More]

Missing Binghamton: Friday liveblog

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Missed the news earlier? Kirill Kabanov plays for MoDo now. Now back to tonight’s regularly scheduled liveblog. Five years ago tonight, I missed a Bridgeport game in Binghamton for the first time. Fritz-Yablonski happened. One Leni DiCostanzo backed up. It was the 300th win in team history. Still haven’t been back. Miss that ol’ barn. […] [Read More]

Kabanov overseas

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MoDo announced this afternoon that Kirill Kabanov has been loaned over there for the rest of the season. It’s probably a good move for everyone. Kabanov had been a healthy scratch quite a bit, including three of the past six games here, and sure looked like it was headed at least for four of seven […] [Read More]
Categories: Kabanov

Moving the puck: Thursday notes

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They worked a little on the power play Thursday morning at Wonderland. They tried some different ideas, Scott Pellerin said, a little trickier because Eric Boguniecki, who coaches the power play, had a family obligation this morning. But got to admit, it was a little cool to watch Ryan Strome work one side and Pierre-Marc […] [Read More]

Strome down/Wednesday notes (add: Boyd released)

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Ryan Strome wasn’t walking through that door… until today he was. (Or will be.) The Sound Tigers were wrapping up an interesting practice at Wonderland when news broke that the Islanders sent Strome down. It presumably, in part, clears room to activate Radek Martinek, but Garth Snow told Arthur Staple they want Strome AHL-eligible for […] [Read More]
Categories: Boyd, International, Strome