Starting this thing up: Toronto Game 1 pregame

The Marlies lost three out of five three times this year, all in the second half, twice in March. (They were 36-8-2-0 before the first time it happened.) Bridgeport will try to slow them down (or at
Categories: Playoffs?!?, Pregame, Toronto

Game 1 Fun: a (recent) history of devastation

Bridgeport won six of its first eight Game 1s, but it has been on the wrong end of the next three, and on the wrong end of controversy at a crucial moment in each of them. This is obviously a key for

Playoff History: 2002 Eastern Conference Semifinals

Paul and I were talking the other day and inadvertently realized that the Sound Tigers are 3-0 in playoff series against Canadian teams and 1-7 against everybody else. (Well, Paul realized the 3-0

Playing it the same: Friday notes

The same 15 forwards, nine defensemen, three goalies, in the same array (even in the usual colored jerseys, which gets unusual at this time of year) this morning for the Sound Tigers. “We’ve got our

Punch a higher floor: Thursday notes

The week drags on, but there seems to be a loose kind of excitement around the Sound Tigers. It’s a big stage. They’re the underdogs. “Any time you’re the underdog in a series, you’ve got nothing to

Reconvening for the playoffs: Wednesday notes

Tomorrow’s story in the paper is going to be about handling the changes to the lineup that come from losing one of your top two centermen (not to mention having your top defenseman and top goalie up,

News not optional/Milner up: Tuesday notes

Ross Johnston’s three-game suspension stemmed from his coming on the ice on a legal line change. Things simmered, all hell broke loose, he fought, and Bridgeport had six guys on the ice. He’ll do his

Three games for Johnston/Falcons to AZ

Arrived for what’s apparently a Sound Tigers optional practice, about a dozen guys and the goalies playing a cross-ice three-on-three, to the news that the AHL suspended Ross Johnston for three games