Droughts: Worcester postgame

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If Adirondack keeps Bridgeport scoreless for four minutes Sunday afternoon, the Sound Tigers will be in their longest scoring drought of the livepuck era. They’ve gone 170:59 without a goal after this tonight. The team record overall is 215:58 (2004-05), which is in play Sunday. Gamer’s mostly about discipline, or lack thereof, for the second […] [Read More]

Pereira’s debut

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Bright side on the other side: Mike Pereira, who was thinking about coming home for the weekend this morning when he got a call: Wanna come to Worcester? He got to make his pro debut with family and friends around. “I just tried to tell myself to be confident with the puck,” West Haven’s Pereira […] [Read More]

Pereira debuts: Worcester pregame

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Edit: The Islanders announced they’ve got contract terms with Adam Pelech. He plays on with Erie, and could play for a while. But he’s under contract. It’s ATO season everywhere, and West Haven’s Mike Pereira is going to make his pro debut tonight for the Worcester Sharks. He just finished his senior year at UMass, […] [Read More]

Speed kills: Manchester postgame

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Even when Manchester wasn’t getting shots on Kenny Reiter’s net in the first, it was spending time around his net. The first period was right in front of us in the press box. J.F. Berube had to stop two shots for about the first 17 minutes. And by that time it was, hard to say […] [Read More]

New guys: Manchester pregame

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Guy Leboeuf makes his pro debut on that amateur tryout. Pronounce both names French, Guy Lafleurish: He is Florida born and raised, West Palm as the bio says, but his dad’s from Montreal. Game plan is to be that big, tough defenseman in his own end but willing to join the rush if he can. […] [Read More]

Poulin home, Leboeuf in: Friday morning skate

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Kevin Poulin is home from Manchester; his wife’s pregnant. So backing up Kenny Reiter tonight is Kevin Moore, former UMass goalie, who apparently lives around Manchester. Bridgeport also has defenseman Guy Leboeuf , late of RPI, in on an amateur tryout. Could make his pro debut tonight. [Read More]
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Not Friday yet: Thursday notes

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Edit, 5:10 p.m.: Well, it’s CBA Friday: The Islanders have called up Johan Sundstrom. He could get his first crack in an NHL sweater tomorrow night. In this case, they’ve used emergency recall. Original post follows. So we await word on a recall. The Islanders have defensemen like Bridgeport has forwards — you’d think there’d […] [Read More]
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Haggerty to the Rangers

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The Rangers just announced they’ve signed Stamford’s Ryan Haggerty to an entry-level deal. The contract begins this year, so he’s going straight to the Rangers for the rest of the year. Haggerty was a Hobey Baker nominee this year, scoring 28 goals and 15 assists as a junior for RPI. He had 47 goals in […] [Read More]