Monthly Archive for April, 2006

: April, 2006

Thank you and good night

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

Game 7, ongoing

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

Day to day (upper body)

1) I hate (deleted) deer.* 2) Going to that game tonight, for reasons having absolutely nothing to do with the game or its result, wasn’t the stupidest thing I’ve ever done, but it might come close.

One-goal games

Up here in the boondocks, the Bridgeport black aces were in the suite next to us. Between regulation and OT, as I went to the back of the box to send the punk story*, I caught Justin Papineau’s eye.

Smashed! Blocked!

So with newfound respect for Ryan Stone, with a slightly dizzy feeling from rushing to make deadline, with lots of (pick a BPT number) bkd (pick a WBS number) in my game notes, and with a bit more

Delayed posting

It’s like a delayed penalty, but to no one’s advantage. You’ve probably read Tuesday’s paper before you read this, but… Papineau supposedly is feeling better. Rourke skated early Monday and was

Not a road game

Well, at least it was the shortest overtime game in Bridgeport Sound Tigers playoff history. More power to Kenny Corupe, who didn’t look like he had a chance to get the puck to Matt Hussey, and more

Two down?

Every line is clicking for Bridgeport. Every pair? Clicking. The power play? Good enough. The penalty kill? Incredible. Wade Dubielewicz? Nothing further need be said. This is as well as I’ve seen

Bonus bonus bonus hockey

Edmonton-Detroit going to double OT on OLN… Wolf Pack-Monarchs going to double OT on the ‘net… Grand Rapids-Toronto in double OT already, keep hitting refresh… Have I used the “Most wonderful

Too pooped to pop

Dave Baseggio gave the boys the option Friday, and a little more than a third of the horde* exercised it. That didn’t stop a bunch of them, before returning to the hotel after the team meeting, from