Ga-wha?

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Despite that I never like picking teams that have played seven games against teams that won in a sweep, I would totally have called Hershey vs. WBS (or Hershey vs. Bridgeport) a tossup, just like BPT-WBS was. So this all, from afar, amazes me. Almost confounds me. Hershey leads 3-0. Wow. Meantime across the pond, […] [Read More]
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Tomi Boy

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Hat tip to e-mailer TJ, who saw the Frolunda Indians have announced the signing of Tomi Pettinen. I can’t read Swedish, but I have been told it’s a two-year deal with a June 15 NHL out clause… [Read More]
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Big first game

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Sean Bergenheim had the tying goal in Finland’s 5-3 win over Slovenia to open the World Championship. The U.S. beat Norway 3-1. [Read More]
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Summertime, and the livin’ ain’t easy

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Summertime, and the livin' ain't easy

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“They say the game is 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical. … I don’t know if that’s 100 percent true, but…” — Masi Marjamaki I love this time of year… I hate this moment in this time of year. Hung out in the room today with the trainers, with a few players coming in […] [Read More]
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PUNKED!

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Here, in its Game-6 version, is the story you never got: The Dustin Kohn punk story. Dustin Kohn might not dress in a playoff game for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, but he’s already taking another step on his progression toward the pro game. Though he has another year of junior eligibility remaining, and thus can’t […] [Read More]
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Thank you and good night

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Seven one-goal games, by hook or by crook, and one team comes up one goal short. It’s Bridgeport. It’s tough to read a game on radio, even when you’ve got someone like Bill calling it, so I’ll leave the storyline to Chris. As it ends, what, 15 minutes later, the season has that weird feeling […] [Read More]
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Game 7, ongoing

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Thanks to all you guys for your kind words, but there’s someone who deserves ‘em more. Jeremy Colliton said nothing was wrong last night, but you could tell something was. He’s had a death in the family, lost a grandparent, and our condolences go out to him and his. Might throw some in-game thoughts here, […] [Read More]
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