Going for three: Schedule notes

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If you’re going to avoid midweek games — and the Sound Tigers do, particularly now that they run the building, like the Bubonic Plague — you push games to the weekend. The result this year of having one Wednesday-night home game is a team-record 16 three-in-threes. We have seen some weird things in the third […] [Read More]
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Schedule’s out

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Season 14 begins at home, Oct. 11-12 vs. St. John’s. Saturday at 7, Sunday at 3. It ends April 19 at home against Hartford, as a few have. Two morning games again, the day after election day and April 1. No night-after-Thanksgiving game here for the first time since 2005. And no Western Conference. That […] [Read More]
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Day planners due Wednesday: Tuesday notes

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Schedule. Wednesday. 11 a.m. #wheresmyspycamera.* Over the Boards reported that Tage Thompson, Brent’s son, has committed to UConn. Tage is Class of 2016 for high school, so it’s a couple of years away. Former Fairfield Prepster Will Brophy tweeted the other night that he’s given his commitment to Holy Cross. Tim Leone notes that there’s […] [Read More]

Six AHL contracts

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In addition to Adam Phillips (listed as a forward) and Mike Pereira, previously noted, Bridgeport announced AHL deals for Philippe Trudeau, who was here on an amateur tryout this past spring; Peter Sivak, a veteran Czech forward who’s played his first two seasons in North America the past two years; former Maine defenseman Mark Nemec, […] [Read More]

What’s on sale: Tuesday notes

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The sale of the Islanders doesn’t sound as if it includes Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment at the moment. That’s what we heard from Bridgeport, most directly from Howard Saffan. He’s impressed with both new owners. They’ll take their two years and see how everything goes. As of now, Saffan said, HYS&E isn’t involved. Two […] [Read More]

Islanders sale to come

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The Big Club has new ownership, pending approvals: Arthur Staple broke and the team announced soon after that Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin will buy a “substantial minority interest” in the team and become majority owners in two years. Charles Wang remains in charge in the meantime. [Read More]
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Catching up: vacations, schedules, notes

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Through all of this stuff the past few weeks, no one relegated Bridgeport to the Central League? You’re slipping, Internet. Even if you’ve been to the National Air and Space Museum on the Mall in Washington, seriously, get yourself out to Dulles and see the relatively new Udvar-Hazy Center. The grown-up review is that it’s […] [Read More]

Barroway’s filing

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I guess vacation’s technically over after 1 a.m., and anyhow, we’ve come back to fun with filings. Andrew Barroway sued Charles Wang in Manhattan on Monday, as the Daily News first reported, alleging that Wang reneged on a deal to sell the Islanders. Exhibit A: a purchase agreement that appears to include the Sound Tigers […] [Read More]
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