Shootout complaint No. 574

574) An actual penalty shot isn’t as much fun. Remember when they used to be the coolest part of the night? It’d take five minutes to go over the rules with the shooter and the goalie, building the
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Hillen down

Just got a press release that Jack Hillen is on his way down.
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Ex Post Facto

I am curious as to the after-the-fact injury policy around this organization. For example, when Micheal Haley returns, will they tell us why, exactly, he walked around with an arm wrapped up for three
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Bring it home

Jeremy Colliton laughed when he saw me writing down numbers this morning as the team went on the ice. “Don’t bother with the lines today,” he said. I’d figured it out by then: no big significance to
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Goalie switch

Chris Botta is reporting that Yann Danis is going up to fill in for a reinjured Rick DiPietro, and that Brett Skinner could go, too, if Freddy Meyer’s out. Relatedly, Greg Logan appears fed up.
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Strike that, reverse it

This was Friday night, backward. So-so first period, great second and third. The reverse theory breaks down, because Yann Danis wasn’t close to the reason Bridgeport lost Friday. But Saturday,
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“It was dawn before he came up with the answer.”*

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"It was dawn before he came up with the answer."*

Didn’t sleep much at the Days Inn Shrewsbury (not because of the hotel — recommended, just remember to have them take the safe off your bill), and sometime in the wee hours something struck me. The
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