CFA, Day 2: What tomorrow’s gonna really bring

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CFA, Day 2: What tomorrow's gonna really bring

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The most important thing from Kimber’s Day 2 report is, of course, about Jeremy Colliton. If he starts in Bridgeport, it appears he’ll be wearing his third sweater number in three years, 21. He’ll… No, wait, let’s come back to that. Kimber calls out the line combination that most forced a tweak of my private […] [Read More]
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Camp from afar, Day 1

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BST PR man Kimber Auerbach did up a full camp recap, including lines, which reveals an interesting addition: vet centerman Marc Cavosie. I’m guessing tryout, but I’ve got an e-mail in to check. Cavosie makes it 60 guys, as visible in the lineups Kimber set out; 12, 6 and 2 on each of three teams. […] [Read More]
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Ex-Files: Campin’ Out in the NHL

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Ex-Files: Campin' Out in the NHL

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Former Sound Tigers on (other) NHL training-camp rosters: There’s a bunch on the Islanders’, obviously. There’s also a bunch on the Oilers’…. ATLANTA: Jason Krog. BOSTON: Petteri Nokelainen. CALGARY: Eric Godard. CAROLINA: Jeff Hamilton, Brandon Nolan. COLORADO: Ben Guite, Wyatt Smith. COLUMBUS: Jeff Szwez, Joel Bouchard (tryout). EDMONTON: Rick Berry, Denis Grebeshkov, T.J. Kemp, Robert […] [Read More]
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It (almost) begins

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Took a hop down to Uniondale today to chat with a couple of players before camp begins. (And it was just a couple, but they had dinner and a presentation and headshots and stuff. We’ll get the fuller picture when they get back.) Space pushes the little camp-preview story back to Friday, but it should […] [Read More]
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And one more…

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…as the Islanders traded Petteri Nokelainen to Boston for Ben Walter. More later, probably. Edit: Adding just a few statistical quirks that jumped out: 1) Though Walter had some goal-scoring droughts last year, he never went more than four AHL games without at least one point. 2) He scored only one point, a goal, at […] [Read More]
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Camptown lineups

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Invitees to Bridgeport’s camp, in addition to the people we knew about… (last year’s team) FORWARDS *-Justin Bourne (UAA –>Alaska-ECHL) *-Derek Damon (Florida-ECHL) Jason Deleurme *-Christian Gaudet (Moncton-QMJHL –>Springfield) Micheal Haley (St. Michael’s-OHL –>South Carolina-ECHL) *-Tyler Haskins (Saginaw-OHL) Gregg Johnson (Bridgeport/Norfolk/Trenton-ECHL) Keith Johnson (UMaine) *-Olivier Labelle (Syracuse) Pascal Morency (Fort Wayne-UHL) Matt Scherer (UConn) Rob […] [Read More]
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