Tambellini down

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The Islanders sent Jeff Tambellini to Bridgeport this morning. He should play tomorrow. Ben Walter was getting his MRI on the Island this morning/// Updated again: Sounds like the news is good on Walter; all the tests were negative. Should be out for the weekend, though. [Read More]
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Five alive

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It was Tim Jackman last weekend who mentioned how good it was that Bridgeport wasn’t playing from behind, that the Sound Tigers could just play their game. Well, they played from behind three times Wednesday, did it without their first- and third-leading scorers (NHL) and second-leading scorer (MRI tomorrow, apparent subluxed shoulder, out for the […] [Read More]
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Speaking officially

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Only got a few of these names in the Frank Camera story, so why not give ‘em a pop here. Your off-ice officials: Chief: Bob Esposito. Official scorer: John Brillante. Statistician: John Moroniti. Assistant statisticians: John Brillante Jr., Joe Christiano, Colleen Esposito, Rhonda Vegliante. Timekeeper: Bruce Shepard. Penalty timekeeper: Frank Camera. Goal judges: Stan Capp, […] [Read More]
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Called up

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Drew Fata. He went this morning. Dustin Kohn was on the ice to make seven defensemen again, but he is targeted for the weekend, at earliest. (Oh, darn — Andy, cover your ea… Ooh, a little late. Sorry.) The other obvious candidate said he was happy for Fata. Ted Nolan said “flip a coin” yesterday, […] [Read More]
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Further good news…

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All the X-rays and scans on Pascal Morency were negative. Mild concussion/strained neck. Precautionary. Nice to have that be the case… [Read More]
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9-14-1-0

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Days like this are eerie. Decent enough game, you know you can pick several different angles. And then stuff like the Morency incident happen, and you just don’t want to get up and go downstairs. For as much as you tell yourself “precaution,” you think back to Blaine Down. You hear he may have hit […] [Read More]
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The good news is…

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Pascal Morency, taken off on a backboard and a stretcher, apparently had feeling and movement in his fingers and toes and was off to the hospital for X-rays. Hopefully it’s all just precautionary. [Read More]
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Frank Day

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We’ll have more Tuesday, but the Sound Tigers honored Frank Camera today for 50 years of service to the game. A lot of the off-ice officials have been doing this since the Nighthawks days. Frank has been at it since the early days of the Blades. Not bad, huh? [Read More]
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