Between-games chatter

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No word on moves (though it sounds like some will come; nothing official yet). Only game in the ‘Merican League is Providence’s five-goal-third win over Worcester. An alleged 3,621 then surely rushed home to turn on their televisions. Our buddy Phil Janack up in Schenectady has a new blog going. The Gazette‘s Web presence is […] [Read More]
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Mac Attack

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Joey MacDonald didn’t play in three games in a row last month. He sat behind Mike Morrison at Norfolk, then sat behind Wade Dubielewicz at Philly and Albany. Since then, he has won three games. He has defeated Portland (29-16-2-3), Philadelphia (31-15-1-2) and now in a shootout Hartford (29-13-2-5). He has allowed one goal in […] [Read More]
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Jackman…

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…isn’t here. Not clear whether he’ll be coming here, either. It is for now a paper transaction. We’ll see if anything more comes up. Ford in, Fraser out for Scout Night at Hartford. They only finished getting the basketball floor up at about 6 p.m., so we’ll see what the ice is like… Somehow, they’ll […] [Read More]
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The fake-march of progress

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Fake-good news: They’ve improved by three goals since Oct. 20. Fake-bad news: That’s still a two-goal loss. None of that fake-good news stuff downstairs, obviously. The best to be offered was Steve Regier’s at-least-we-play-tomorrow. It had better be better than tonight, or else they’d better hope the Pack tired themselves out. BRIDGEPORT F: Tambellini (A)-Nielsen-Okposo […] [Read More]
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Newsynotes

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David Gove has already seen lots of Bridgeport and will see lots more of Bridgeport, traded from Carolina to Pittsburgh. And a former Tiger had a big night tonight: Stephen Valiquette earned his first NHL shutout at Philly. (It was apparently an easy 20 saves, ’cause Ant’ny SanFilippo didn’t peg him as a star.) [Read More]
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Get back

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Despite the bug assailing the Islanders, no one unexpectedly was missing from today’s Bridgeport practice. Mark Wotton, in fact, is back. And Jeff Dwyer is up. The lines were the same as they’ve been. Several people were expectedly missing. The injury report: –Sean Bentivoglio is making progress but won’t play this weekend; he’ll probably be […] [Read More]
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Coincide? Why, is it raining?*

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Bridgeport somehow got injected into the speculation on this outdoor-game idea. Old jokes about Kennedy Stadium aside, I cannot see it. In the slightest. Ever. You know how cold it’d be at a game like this? It’d have to be colder somewhere else, if you know what I mean. Don’t bet on it, is what […] [Read More]
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Partial liveblog, maybe

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Tim Tookey just got booed. Rivalry never dies. State of the league: Dave Andrews said there’s some talk about having an outdoor game, and he threw no cold water on “Hersheypark Stadium” speculation. Makes the most sense, doesn’t it? I asked him about going to 18-and-two, just because I’ve heard it from some people, and […] [Read More]
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