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On Saturday, Bridgeport will play a Florida affiliate for the first time since Feb. 18, 2003, a 2-0 win here over the San Antonio Rampage. Steve Valiquette made 35 saves; Eric Manlow had an assist on

Monday practice / Sunday’s here, btw: Monday notes

One man missing from this morning’s practice: Justin Vaive. Brent Thompson didn’t offer more than upper-body, being evaluated at the doctor, “go from there.” Lines remained as they were at the end of
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Power down: Syracuse postgame

There was that brief surge from the power play last night, and now maybe we’ll see if it was a temporary one or not. One PPG, just one, and who knows where things go from there. Brent Thompson has

Tambellini, Pelech in the house: Syracuse pregame

Syracuse’s No. 7 brings in a two-game goal-scoring streak in this building. Granted, they were a while ago, but still might want to keep an eye on him. Adam Pelech comes back from his NHL stint now

Fighting for it: Hartford postgame

Joe Whitney’s hat trick leads the story in this one, or at least it will in our paper. But some good things happened at the other end, too. Whitney’s second goal started with a beauty of a Ryan Pulock

Whose normal: Hartford pregame

With Ryan Strome back up and scoring goals in Florida, with J.F. Berube back up to go on IR (making room for Thomas Hickey to come off, keeping room for Adam Pelech for now), things are back to a

Berube out, Petrov eventually: Friday notes

Took a break this morning from trying to find the best route to Killingly to check in on the Sound Tigers. Some line tweakage — Mike Halmo and Alan Quine split up for the first time in a while, for

Strome recalled

We interrupt football to note that, indeed, the Islanders recalled Ryan Strome this morning after they sent Taylor Beck down late last night. Strome had four points in eight Bridgeport games, keeping
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