Gee, Wally…

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The Islanders recalled Ben Walter. [Read More]
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No scoring

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Dumb blog trivia (no prizes, just admiration): Going 45 without a goal tonight called to mind that Bridgeport has gone to overtime scoreless four times; two times, the game has stayed that way. 1) Both scoreless ties were at home, and both were in some way notable games; the first, maybe, was notable for two […] [Read More]
Categories: Trivia Time

Painting the corners

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Go to the net, finish 1-for-3… Colliton went to the net in the first and tipped a Mark Wotton shot on goal; he had a chance at the rebound, but Al Montoya poked it away from him. He went to the net in the second short-handed for the rebound of Jeff Tambellini’s shot; Montoya was […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Sans Rullier

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Even though it turns out he had a few games left, Bridgeport released Joe Rullier from his PTO today. If I don’t get the quote in the gamer, I’ll put it in the postgame; short version of the official line is to let the kids play, and Rullier wasn’t as good as they’d hoped. Big […] [Read More]
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…and not enough time

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I had a whole screed drawn up about that penalty near the end of the first period, with Dustin Kohn sitting on top of the dashers… Long story short, I didn’t think you could say it wasn’t a penalty, but because he wasn’t on the ice — which is defined as both skates on the […] [Read More]
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Done deal…

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Not that this is a shock or nothin’ — the only question is where he will go, which is still officially undetermined, PA-announcements aside, not that you want to sell off your Jan. 9 tickets — but Kyle Okposo signed his entry-level contract with the Islanders. [Read More]
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We’re talking about practice

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We're talking about practice

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Lots of players’ family around today. You’d think it was Christmas or something. A good news/bad news kind of morning: Pascal Morency has been cleared to skate, so he’s at least taking his first steps back (so to speak). Mike Mole was in town for practice. And Jason Pitton’s gear finally arrived from Utah, so […] [Read More]
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