Camp, Day (wait, for me or them?)

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Our very first, preliminary look at a new day in Bridgeport. No names on backs, unfortunately (Islanders practice jerseys, but at least there was an Argentina Line, and a Swede dressed in gold), but some numbers on some helmets to give us a rudimentary idea in some cases. They had been separated into groups, but […] [Read More]

Three up, one down: Tuesday notes

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He cleared waivers at noon, and the Islanders announced soon after that they’ve sent Brett Gallant to Bridgeport. Banged up already, the Islanders recalled Andrey Pedan and Adam Pelech and re-signed Ross Johnston to a tryout. Gary Bettman announced that the NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the Islanders to Jonathan Ledecky and […] [Read More]

Camp roster released

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Bridgeport’s camp roster (though camp is in Syosset) is here. Finishing a story; will come back and do some annotating in a bit. Some interesting names in the meantime, maybe most notably vet Jeff Deslauriers in goal. Updating: In poking around this list, was revealed that Justin Courtnall actually has an AHL contract. Couple of […] [Read More]
Categories: Campin' out, Courtnall

First Islanders cuts

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The Islanders’ first cuts include Sebastian Collberg, Jesse Graham, Loic Leduc, Andrey Pedan and Adam Pelech, assigned to Bridgeport. Sound Tigers contracts Chris Langkow, Scooter Vaughan, C.J. Stretch, Mark Nemec and Philippe Trudeau were also released from assorted NHL tryouts. Unsigned draft pick Lukas Sutter was also sent to Bridgeport’s camp, which Arthur Staple noted […] [Read More]

Getting back to work: Weekend notes

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Goodbye, Derek Jeter. I assume I will continue to see you triumphantly pump your fist in cold sweat nightmares for the rest of my life. — Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) September 28, 2014 From a different angle, same sentiment. Tip of cap, too, to Bobby Abreu, professional hitter, and Paul Konerko as well. Two from the […] [Read More]
Categories: Alumni watch, Baseball

Huskies sale: Friday notes

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Tickets for UConn’s hockey games at Harbor Yard, including the holiday tournament Dec. 27-28, go on sale Friday morning at 10. The other three games are against Quinnipiac on Oct. 21, Colorado College on Jan. 6, and Notre Dame on Jan. 18. (The Sound Tigers’ and Huskies’ schedules still haven’t changed for Jan. 18, so […] [Read More]

JJ goes home: Tuesday/Wednesday notes

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Still on vacation but checking in on Twitter: A few moves the past couple of days, including one of note today as Justin Johnson goes home, signing with the Alaska Aces. Tim Leone meets Jon Landry; good stuff ensues. Darien’s Kevin Sullivan, off an NCAA title with Union, signs with Cincinnati. Ryan Walters’ agent says […] [Read More]

Notes from vacation: Friday notes

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Training camp gets underway in earnest on the Island tomorrow. (Burning off bits of vacation, as it happens in the living room, not that we’d be hanging out in Uniondale anyway.) The Big Club announced five pro tryouts in camp. They include C.J. Stretch, Chris Langkow and Scooter Vaughan, who are under Bridgeport contract. Ex-files […] [Read More]