Changeup

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I never thought I’d be hanging on a Lake Erie score, but here I was, Dec. 14, waiting on that 4-1 final, not to be confused with this 4-1 final. They’re semi-momentous 4-1 finals. That win for the huge, hideous creature* gave Cleveland 20 points. Worcester won the bonus round to reach 21. The Sound […] [Read More]
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Ins and outs, Dec. 14 edition

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Here’s the Bridgeport lineup tonight: F: Bentivoglio-Walter-Regier Haskins-Colliton-Kinasewich Tambellini (A)-Nielsen-Labelle Haley/Brennan D: Fata-Spiller (A) Kohn-Rullier Wotton (C)-Ford Comeau, Bootland and Fraser are scratched. Haskins, Ford and Labelle are, obviously, all in. More later. [Read More]
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Dominoes

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Tim Jackman got called off the ice this morning to go up to the Islanders. Then, after practice, Andrew MacDonald was packing his bags to go to Utah — which had some jaws dropping around the room. There are supposedly a couple of more moves coming, so more later. Edit: Here’s another, Tambellini coming back […] [Read More]
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Familiar

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It feels like the same game over again, even though it shouldn’t. The other day, Bridgeport played pretty well for 20 minutes. This time, it was only four or five. Capuano was at his angriest — restrained, but you could tell — after the game, which wasn’t a 4-3 game. He feels the team is […] [Read More]
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One, two, shoot!

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This is a carryover from the “What’s the Deal With…” portion of this week’s Weekly. This was another one of those things where I was desperate for a note, and I came up with one dumb thing, and then I wondered what it looked like over a larger sample… The whole shoot-first-or-second-in-the-shootout question. Does it […] [Read More]
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Aboard “The Rocket”/Morency, again

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Aboard "The Rocket"/Morency, again

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Joe Meyers I’m not, but I finally got to the review copy… just in time. So here goes. The Rocket invokes Babe Ruth’s name a couple of times, and like G.H., Maurice Richard transcends his game as a cultural icon. Coming straight out of Quebec, The Rocket, out on DVD today, frames its story with […] [Read More]
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Qualité aimable!

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Jonathan Bombulie has fallen under the spell of “Fun with Babelfish.” You who play along here know there’s no escape. [Read More]
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