You know, between the odd overtime loss and the odd shootout win and the odd schedules, I hadn’t even thought of it this way, but the Sound Tigers’ getting back to real .500 got me lookin’… This team was 11-18-2-0 on the morning of Dec. 21, when “coach” Alain Nasreddine brought the high-flyin’ Penguins in Read More
The thought of theoretically trying to get home tonight reminded me… At the intersection of snowy nights in Hershey and my own semi-youthful stupidity sits this e-mail, which I sent around to my buds very early on the morning of Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, under the subject listed above. I’ll reprint it nearly in its Read More
I’m amazed how oddly down I get when I get called off road trips, even if it’s because of potential blizzards. (And, yes, even after what happened in the last blizzard.) Anyway. Thoughts off the Webcast and a brief phone conversation: Song in my head: “I’ll Keep Holding On,” The Action, 1966. For scoring 12 Read More
Sean Bergenheim wasn’t quite sure how to put it. But I’ll fill in a blank for him, even without knowing all the specifics. These teams don’t seem to like each other. Remember the ending the last time they played, for instance. There’ve been some pushing and shoving, too. Bridgeport has won ugly, it’s won close, Read More
Funny. Skating coach Bernie Cassell shows up, and Steve Regier turns into Abe Saperstein. The RegOlympics were a tradition last year, when Cassell was around more often. He and Regier would play almost any after-practice game conceivable, usually of Regier’s devising*. The competition continued Thursday morning, and Canada and the United States were joined by Read More
Robert Nilsson has been recalled. (I think I hear the cheers already.)
Sobering news from Syracuse, where former Sound Tiger and New Haven native Brett Nowak has retired after surgery for testicular cancer, Lindsay Kramer reports.
And Dave Andrews called on the youth of the AHL to convene one year from now in Toronto for the All-Star Game.