Grisly?

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No doubt missing assistant coach Kevin Colley, Utah began the preseason with a 3-2 loss. No Pitton or Mole; Bourne scored a goal. Maxime Ouellet, by the way, didn’t report. [Read More]
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Two MacDonalds (one-two)

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If you saw me running from the press conference, it’s nothing personal: deadline was in about five minutes. Rushed through four questions, mostly about how MacDonald made the big ones early to keep them in it until things got going. Penalties were painful at times — Fata took four of ‘em, including one of those […] [Read More]
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Tambellini returns

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Apparently will be in the lineup tonight. [Read More]
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New old-fashioned way

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Steve Stirling in the house. Kevin Colley in the house. Felt like old times. Mike Dunham was in to work with the goalies. He’ll be here tomorrow, too. Got a sneak preview of tomorrow night’s opening video. Looks nice. I got a kick out of one guy who was included. You’ll know it when you […] [Read More]
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Video Nowhere

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Remember when this here blog was all cutting-edge? Well, welcome to two years later, when we’ve got this: Boss man Gary Rogo and I sat down with online editor Jeff Bustraan this afternoon to record a chat about the Sound Tigers, surely proving again that I’m a print guy. It’s kind of a season-preview thing, […] [Read More]
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Creamsicle Nostalgia

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(LENNY, a player on his way out of the dressing room to a workout, sees one of the new home jerseys. He picks it up, unfolds it to look at it, folds it back up, puts it back on the table as teammate CARL walks past with a water bottle.) LENNY Is this what we’re […] [Read More]
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No Meyer… but first:

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Jason Blake announced today that he has chronic myelogenous leukemia. Word is Phoenix claimed Freddy Meyer, cutting the organizational depth on defense by a bit. The ‘Yotes had already sent Ryan Caldwell back to San Antonio. [Read More]
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Sunday reading/scoring/watching

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One thing that kind of bugs me about Life in This American Hockey League is that we really don’t get to know the officials. We may chat with a linesman here and there, and we can listen in as they joke with the off-ice officials, but the league isn’t much on having officials talk to […] [Read More]
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