Monthly Archive for January, 2007

: January, 2007

Match Game P.M.

You may have seen by now that Frans Nielsen got the call to fill in for Shawn Bates. He didn’t practice today with the Sound Tigers, already off to the Island. (While these 2 p.m. practices are nice,


Was about a minute away from getting the phone handy last night. “Just a word of warning,” I’d have said at intermission. “Dubielewicz didn’t allow a goal and has a three-goal lead. Made some big

Simply Stated

Jonathan Bombulie posted some highlights from Dave Andrews’ state of the league press conference today in T.O. Confirmation of some rumors, squashing of some others, and some interesting stuff.


Hall of Famer Lorne “Gump” Worsley has died at 77. Here’s his IHDB page.


Frequent commenter Stan pointed me toward Exit 24 last night. Bear right, go about a quarter of a mile, and there it is on the right: a 24-hour Tim Hortons. Caffeine late at night never used to bother


If you could drop in four goals, you might not be able to drop them into better times than Hartford did tonight. Late in the first, Bridgeport riding a 1-0 lead on Masi Marjamaki’s first goal against

Atrocities against God and man

Paul Lukas’ Uni Watch confirms with the NHL that the silver armbands worn by the refs at the NHL All-Star festivities will be the normal refs’ uniform next year. Did you know orange was out for the

Family Reunion

A little better, though one of the words in the room was “sloppy.” Not as many odd-man rushes, not as much of a problem in the defensive zone, and they held a team under 34 shots for the first time in

Back to work

Good news for BST from the injured list, where Jeremy Colliton (shoulder) should skate with the team by the end of the week, then likely be ready to return after the break. And longer term, Brandon


Well, she still needs some tidyin’ up, but it’s home. Welcome back. There are a lot of things that still need tidying up; the links on the right, for instance. In the meantime, there are links high on