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

Defense swap / Arcobello player of the week: Monday bits

No ice today for the Sound Tigers, but they made a move, sending Jesse Graham down to Missouri and calling up Kane Lafranchise. Graham had seemed to be putting things together in mid-December but had

“That was 10 minutes ago!*”: Sunday notes

I should’ve had some guts and led today’s story this way, but I only hinted at it: Rather than the Land of Chocolate, the Sound Tigers spent Sunday at the Land of Wonder. Ehh. It’s not even that good.

Hartford Game POSTPONED (update: Hershey ppd., too)

As this thing gets dicier, the Sound Tigers and Hartford postponed tonight’s game, TBA. Tickets for tonight’s game can be used for the makeup or exchanged for tickets to another home game. Edit: The

Seeing how things look tomorrow: Friday notes

Status quo all around, at the moment, apparently: on the lineup, and on the schedule*, too. (The NHL just announced tonight’s Caps-Ducks game, which had already been moved up to 5 p.m., is off.) Edit,

If that’s all: Thursday notes

They were without Mike Halmo this morning; swelling around his eye from last night’s puck to the face, so he didn’t skate. They looked roughly the same as they were (Sebastian Collberg in his spot),

They’re walkin’ here: St. John’s postgame

“Baby steps,” Brent Thompson said. He pointed out that, when the IceCaps had odd-man rushes, it wasn’t as much from defensemen pinching in the offensive zone, as it had been in past games; it was more

Pelech out/All-star in the house: St. John’s pregame

You started to get the feeling that Adam Pelech might be gone for good. This wasn’t the way you wanted to see it happen: Arthur Staple’s reporting Pelech is “almost surely” out for the year from that