Supporting McGivney: Monday notes

After softball today in Bristol, went down to Mill River in Stratford for the Vazzy’s Golf Classic. And by the time I got there, the players had left: Thunderstorm cut short the golf after about nine

Landing Boulton: Friday notes

Agent Michael Wulkan tweeted that Eric Boulton is coming back to the Islanders; Arthur Staple says he expects Boulton here more than there. It feels as if we’ve heard that song before, but maybe this

Coaching change in Danbury: Tuesday notes

Coaching change in Danbury, where the Titans and East Haven’s Phil Esposito have parted ways. Other notes: Kael Mouillierat reportedly to Sweden. Jason LaBarbera, one of the AHL’s best goalies, is now

Three re-signed

The Sound Tigers this afternoon announced they’ve re-signed Connor Jones, Pat Cullity and Kane Lafranchise. Three players who became mainstays at the end of the season.

Carousel stops: Monday notes

Hey, we got us a table. Providence has its new coach, former Butch Cassidy assistant Kevin Dean: TEAMOldNew BINLuke Richardson (4/18) Kurt Kleinendorst (6/8)  MTBKeith McCambridge

Quine/The Constant Question(s): Wednesday notes

The group I was in with new Islanders owner Jon Ledecky today was very concerned with ice quality. (The team is confident in it; they didn’t think it was bad to begin with and think it’s improving.)

Mayfield re-ups

The Islanders announced that Scott Mayfield has re-signed for two years. It’s more interestingly a one-way contract: Arthur Staple reports it’s for an average $625,000.

Halmo to the Bolts: Saturday notes

Excited to be joining the @TBLightning organization. Letssss goooooooooo— Michael Halmo (@mhalmz) July 9, 2016 After four-plus seasons, Halmo departs seventh in goals (56) and seventh in PIM