Holmstrom back/Matvichuk, Anderson out

The captain called while he was in a rain delay on the golf course and I was trying to cover a softball game. Ah, summer. But at least he had a new contract. “It’s an exciting feeling to get it done

Captain re-signs

The Islanders announced another re-signing today, captain Ben Holmstrom. Again, one-year, two-way, like Bracken Kearns yesterday. If he does play in Bridgeport and assuming he again wears the ‘C’,

Monsters up/Thompson on Kearns: Wednesday notes

The Calder Cup Final begins with a 4-1 win for Lake Erie in Hershey. The Bears scored first, but Daniel Zaar scored the Monsters’ first and third goals to bring them back. Veteran defenseman Steve
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Kearns re-signs

Still, looking at it, it’s obviously disappointing (ending) but obviously a successful year. Hopefully they’ll bring back some of the same guys next year so we can keep building up. –Bracken Kearns,
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Watch Final, name team

The Calder Cup Final begins tonight in Hershey. The AHL is offering the stream free of charge, though you may have to register and enter a promo code. In the meantime, you can help name the new

Arcobello to Switzerland: Tuesday notes

He journeyed around the continent last year, went to Toronto this year and wound up across town, and now Mark Arcobello is on to the Europe thing. SC Bern in Switzerland announced a two-year contract

Hershey-Cleveland: Party like it’s 1945 Sunday notes

There have been seven former Sound Tigers who’ve gone on to win the Calder Cup. There will be an eighth. Aaron Ness and the Hershey Bears held on today to defeat Toronto in Game 5, taking the Eastern

Toronto lives: Friday notes

Toronto survives, fairly handily, at home against Hershey. William Nylander’s hat trick included the first two goals of the night. Game 5 is Sunday afternoon. World Cup roster adds have been coming