Local Olympic notes, Wednesday to Thursday

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Wednesday’s results: Men’s quarterfinals Sweden 5, Slovenia 0 Finland 3, Russia 1 United States 5, Czech Republic 2 (Shattenkirk A, Quick 21 saves) Canada 2, Latvia 1 (Vasiljevs DNP) Women’s: idle. Medal games Thursday. Thursday’s schedule (EST) (TV): Men’s: idle. Semifinals Friday. Women’s medal games: Bronze: Sweden vs. Switzerland, 7 a.m. (NBCSN) Gold: United States […] [Read More]

Brawl fallout: six suspensions

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Sunday’s Adirondack-Portland brawls yielded six suspensions from the AHL today, including five to Adirondack. Kris Newbury, Cal Heeter and Zack FitzGerald will all miss Saturday’s game against Bridgeport in Philadelphia. Video links: Brawl 1 (including the goalies) and Brawl 2, Jeff Mannix’s call. Adding a fight that was missing brought the penalty-minute totals up to […] [Read More]
Categories: 'Round the League

Local Olympic notes, Tuesday to Wednesday

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Tuesday’s results: Men’s playdowns Slovenia 4, Austria 0 Russia 4, Norway 0 Latvia 3, Switzerland 1 (Vasiljevs 4-1 on draws, one shot in 6:19. Niederreiter no shots, plus-1) Czech Republic 5, Slovakia 3 Women’s: Seventh place: Germany 3, Japan 2 Fifth place: Finland 4, Russia 0 Wednesday’s schedule (EST) (TV): Men’s quarterfinals Sweden vs. Slovenia, […] [Read More]

Keenan to Stockton: Tuesday notes

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Bridgeport has sent Mike Keenan back to Stockton after scratching him the past two games. Would get you more, but was a touch under the weather (no pun intended) this morning and didn’t make the trip. They’ve got Marc Cantin coming back from suspension, for one, and Joe Finley will be back at some point […] [Read More]

RIP, Bill Riep

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A big voice in Section 105 is silenced. Condolences to his family and friends (including another Bill, who passed the news along). [Read More]
Categories: RIP

Local Olympic notes, Monday to Tuesday

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Monday’s results: Men’s: idle. Playdowns Tuesday. Women’s semifinals: United States 6, Sweden 1 (Julie Chu 11-1 on faceoffs) Canada vs. Switzerland 1 The U.S. plays Canada on Thursday at noon (Chs. 4, 30) for gold. Tuesday’s schedule (EST) (TV): Men’s playdowns Slovenia vs. Austria, 3 a.m. (NBCSN) Russia vs. Norway, 7:30 a.m. (NBCSN) Switzerland vs. […] [Read More]

Full weekend: Albany postgame

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The Devils had moments where they were coming pretty hard — “Albany always comes hard, finishes checks,” Matt Donovan said; “you’ve kind of got to match it” — but Anders Nilsson made sure they weren’t really in this. Bridgeport scored goals less than a minute apart twice and finished with 12 goals in two games […] [Read More]

Local Olympic notes, Sunday to Monday

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Sunday’s results: Men’s Austria 3, Norway 1 United States 5, Slovenia 1 (Quick, Pacioretty DNP) Russia vs. Slovakia 0 (SO) Canada 2, Finland 1 (OT) Women’s consolations: Finland 2, Germany 1 Russia 6, Japan 3 Monday’s schedule (EST) (TV): Men’s: idle. Playdowns Tuesday. Women’s semifinals: United States vs. Sweden, 7:30 a.m. (NBCSN) Canada vs. Switzerland, […] [Read More]