Arcobello to Switzerland: Tuesday notes

He journeyed around the continent last year, went to Toronto this year and wound up across town, and now Mark Arcobello is on to the Europe thing. SC Bern in Switzerland announced a two-year contract

Hershey-Cleveland: Party like it’s 1945 Sunday notes

There have been seven former Sound Tigers who’ve gone on to win the Calder Cup. There will be an eighth. Aaron Ness and the Hershey Bears held on today to defeat Toronto in Game 5, taking the Eastern

Toronto lives: Friday notes

Toronto survives, fairly handily, at home against Hershey. William Nylander’s hat trick included the first two goals of the night. Game 5 is Sunday afternoon. World Cup roster adds have been coming

Cleveland rocks Ontario: Thursday notes

Cleveland is back in the Calder Cup Final, finishing a sweep in double overtime tonight. Lukas Sedlak’s goal gave Lake Erie a 2-1 win and a four-game victory over the Ontario Reign. So locals Michael

Islanders-Caps Oct. 1 (and opener Oct. 15)

The Islanders’ preseason schedule, just announced, includes a game here Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. against the Washington Capitals. Ticket info, from the press release: Webster Bank Arena, home of the Islanders

Big guys on the brink: Wednesday notes

One of the best AHL seasons ever is on the verge of becoming a footnote. Hershey trailed in the second period, but beat Toronto 8-2 tonight at Ricoh to take a 3-0 lead in the series. Zach Sill and

Monsters roll: Tuesday notes

A shutout for Anton Forsberg tonight in Cleveland, and Lake Erie leads the defending champs 3-0. Game 4 and a chance to sweep is Thursday. The Eastern Conference Final resumes Wednesday in Toronto

Pirates to Springfield done: Monday notes Tuesday (updated)

Wrote blog post. Posted blog po… darn The AHL gave its formal approval to Portland’s move to Springfield on Monday. The Panthers apparently examined all their options and stuck with the franchise,