Hour’s effort: Hartford postgame

Well. Brent Thompson had talked last night about shooting more. Asked Aaron Ness about it, and he pointed to those 10 shots on goal after two. “It’s not good enough,” he said. It goes through the team, forwards, defensemen, getting traffic, everything. Then he was off to sign autographs. And before long, he was back […] [Read More]

One’s out (not that one): Hartford pregame

We went into today’s pregame wondering about Griffin Reinhart’s status. He’s giving it a go tonight, but missing is Johan Sundstrom, injured (lower body) on the overtime penalty kill last night. He and Sebastian Collberg sit out, with John Persson and Justin Courtnall drawing back in. Adam Pelech also goes back in for Jesse Graham. […] [Read More]
Categories: Hartford, Pregame, Sundstrom

Manchester liveblog, Black Friday edition

Livebloggery here, Bridgeport in Manchester. We’ll be listening to Ken Cail (audio link on Manchester’s site/pay-per-view). The Monarchs are on the Twitter at @MonarchsHockey, Ken’s at @KenMonarchs, and Paul’s at @thesoundtigers. Mini stick night at Verizon Wireless Arena! Hustle up there. The box should be here, and I think this’ll be the Hartford prescout. Hartford […] [Read More]

Leggio day-to-day/Andrey’s gone: Wednesday notes

Bridgeport practiced this morning a man short on defense — Andrey Pedan’s got a game tonight for Utica — and, for a while, with an extra goalie. But David Leggio departed early. “It depends how his body responds,” Brent Thompson said. “Right now, the big thing for me is I don’t know how he’s going […] [Read More]

Pedan to Vancouver

The Islanders announced that they’ve traded Andrey Pedan to Vancouver for Alexandre Mallet and a third-rounder in 2016. Mallet had been with Kalamazoo and goes straight to Stockton. A third-year pro centerman, drafted at 20 after an 81-point season in the QMJHL, Mallet has six points in 77 AHL games split between Chicago and Utica, […] [Read More]
Categories: Pedan

Simpson up for Leggio

The Sound Tigers announced this afternoon that Kent Simpson is coming up from Stockton. Reportedly David Leggio’s got something minor. The team had today off after skating yesterday. Simpson, acquired from Chicago in the Nick Leddy deal, played one game for Stockton after he was reassigned there Nov. 17. He won it 7-4, making 27 […] [Read More]
Categories: Leggio, Simpson

NC’s Downing to Missouri: late Monday notes

A few notes from the afternoon: South Carolina (ECHL) traded New Canaan’s Jack Downing to the (Independence) Missouri Mavericks for a package including former Sound Tigers ATO Guy Leboeuf. Downing had seven points in 16 games for the Stingrays. The ECHL transactions also have Ty Wishart recalled to Binghamton. Not that we’ve got any insight, […] [Read More]

Work ethic: Monday notes/RIPs

Bridgeport typically has Monday off after a three-in-three. Not this morning at Wonderland. A spirited 50 minutes or so, high pace even for a Brent Thompson practice. “A couple of reasons. We wanted to break the week up, one,” he said; they’ll take tomorrow off. “Two, we didn’t feel we earned a chance to have […] [Read More]
Categories: RIP