Pregamer

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Dustin Kohn and Gregg Johnson are the apparent scratches as Joe Rullier makes his season debut. Phil, I think, will join the team in Hershey. Your referee is Francois St. Laurent. The linesmen are Fraser McIntyre and Chris Woodworth. The anthem will be sung by the Norman Luboff U-E Jazz Choir*. To avoid making postgame […] [Read More]
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Kids after my own heart

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Only popped in on practice to count heads and sort line combos (same), because I took in the Sound Tigers’ mini-press conference for “Cool Fun 101″ at Black Rock School. The kids were all kinds of interested about who wore what number. In fact, Howard Saffan had to cut short the number questions, they were […] [Read More]
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Bobbing up

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Edmonton recalls Robert Nilsson. Been a quietly good couple of days, it seems from the stands, at The surprisingly frigid Rinks at Shelton. Fata didn’t skate today but worked out; nothing serious, we’re told. Rullier is expected to play sometime this weekend. The lines have remained the same from Norfolk. Interesting viewpoint on Jones/Bergeron from […] [Read More]
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From the New Haven files

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Erie (OHL) introduced Robbie Ftorek as its head coach Monday. Here’s a story from the Erie Times-News. [Read More]
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‘Monday Fun Day’

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'Monday Fun Day'

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One note from practice, a four-on-four scrimmage without the coaches: Trevor Smith has been sent to Utah for playing time. That leaves 12, 7 and 2. [Read More]
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Non-update: Bridgeport finally beats Lowell…

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…in logo polling. There was no third period involved. (While we’re dealing with the Devils, best wishes to Kevin Bartl, Lowell’s PR guy, who’s off to greener pastures.) Next up: Philly, which nipped WBS 431-418. Hartford lurks beyond. The Kansas City Star’s great Joe Posnanski is in Sapporo, Japan, to follow new Royals manager Trey […] [Read More]
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Blowin’ in the wind

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