This changes everything

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When I mentioned I was crunching those numbers yesterday? They were shooting numbers. Goals and shots and stuff like that. I was looking at an angle one way for the story, then realized that, no, the story here is the goal scoring — rather, the lack thereof. Got some quotes about it all, had a […] [Read More]
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(Don’t) Let It Snow (updated)

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(Don't) Let It Snow (updated)

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The Sound Tigers have been stuck in traffic coming up I-91 in the messy weather and, as of about 6:10 p.m., were still south of Hartford and barely moving. We’ll see what time they make it. Warmup was set for 6:54; faceoff, for 7:30. Meanwhile, at least I’ve got Rob Schremp (I presume) playing lacrosse […] [Read More]
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It’s all right (triangular)

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It's all right (triangular)

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Was crunching some numbers for something else, and since I was almost halfway there: a little Pythagorean* look at the AHL after about a quarter of the season. Again, this takes out all shootouts, win or lose, and makes them ties; it takes out overtime losses and makes them losses, so we’re more or less […] [Read More]
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Arriving on a jet plane

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While Pascal Morency, hand wrapped up, watched from the stands, Micheal Haley was taking his first regular-season twirl as a Sound Tiger. If you remember Haley (tough, backs down from no one, some touch) from the preseason, you might need a second glance to recognize him: He’s dropped some weight to try to get quicker. […] [Read More]
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Coming back

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It’s weird having two days off. You lose the rhythm. But you get right back into it. Ryan Kinasewich was in Jeff Tambellini’s place alongside Frans Nielsen and Tim Jackman. The other two full lines remained together, and Gregg Johnson skated on the fourth line with Kip Brennan. Jack Capuano had an extra day off […] [Read More]
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Klep-tomania

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His NHL hopes gone for this year, Jakub Klepis has stolen away to Europe, Tim Leone reports. Josef Boumeddiene has a broken wrist, too. Left over from last night: Brennan’s fight last night was the Sound Tigers’ 32nd fighting major of the season, matching last year’s total already at the one-quarter mark. [Read More]
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