Monthly Archive for February, 2009

: February, 2009

Home portion of the home-and-home

So while half the Bridgeport defense corps tries to stop Buffalo tonight, Bridgeport slides Jordan Hart right into Andrew MacDonald’s right-defense spot. Lawson is back in net; Marcinko and Morency

AMac gets the call

As Chris Botta had, Andrew MacDonald should make his NHL debut tonight. He’s been doing it all year, so why not? That’s the only apparent move, so Jordan Hart should play here tonight.

“The hour I first believed”

“The hour I first believed”

"The hour I first believed"

It’s still called the “March of Doom” down there, but here we are in the final bit of the first stage, and the Sound Tigers have seven wins in the first 12 of these 20 games in 17 days (or whatever it

Philly Live!

Only 12 games left here. Wow. Peter Mannino gets his first AHL start since Jan. 18. No official moves yet, but they’ve got to be coming, with Brendan Witt suspended. The two healthy forward scratches

These off days confuse me

Never again to score against the Sound Tigers in the playoffs, Ryan Whitney is off to Anaheim. But the deal maybe affects the late-season East Division, anyway: Eric Tangradi, Anaheim’s second-round

Happy to see you

It wasn’t the prettiest hockey game. This wasn’t going in anyone’s highlight film for what happened on the ice. Coupla nice goals; coupla nice saves. The Sound Tigers weren’t great, weren’t awful,

Welcome back

Albany arrived around 5 p.m. for its first game in a week. The Rats arrived with four players called up (including Ryan Cruthers, the Long Island kid who made a practice cameo last spring) and one

All kinds of comebacks (or not)

Some quick hits: Junior Lessard was on the ice today, taking the full practice, although he’ll remain out tomorrow night. Dustin Kohn practiced, too, and looked fine. Peter Mannino was back in town