What the heck was that?

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Capuano called it one of the worst periods they have played all year. But really, when you’re dredging up memories of that Fog Night 2002 on opening night in Binghamton, with the no shots for the Sound Tigers after they scored their last goal (which was late in the second period), you’re into historic territory. […] [Read More]
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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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