Monthly Archive for November, 2009

: November, 2009

Anton to WJC?

According to the Isles’ Web site, the Russian Hockey Federation has contacted the Islanders seeking Anton Klementyev for their junior national team. The Islanders reportedly haven’t decided yet

And in goal, No. 29…

As Katie Strang tweeted a short time ago, Rick DiPietro is coming back to Bridgeport, unless something weird happens between now and then. He should start Saturday’s home game against Springfield.

One Week

I know a lot of you can’t stand those “they played all right but managed to lose” stories, and I don’t find ’em much fun either, so I was wondering how I was gonna do it halfway through this one. Then

Rivalry game

Andrew MacDonald is back in the lineup for the day at least; Haley is out, and Gillies is in. And speaking of Gillies against Hartford, just in case Justin Soryal needs to know where to find Jack

Worcester and Worcester

Kind of a weird one. They start out OK, and then everybody’s open on the first goal. The guy cuts through the middle to score the second, and then they pick it up a little, put some good shots on, and


Traffic, man. Traffic in Seymour. Traffic in Waterbury. Traffic in Cheshire. Traffic in Southington. Traffic in New Britain. (Not in Hartford; dunno what happened there.) Traffic in Storrs. (And I’m

Six, plus 2

Jack Capuano thought they might have played together in Utah. James Sixsmith pointed out that the chronology precludes that as an explanation for the chemistry; he didn’t get to the Grizzlies until

Another call for A-Mac

Andrew MacDonald gets called up shortly before this one, so the only change is Brett Westgarth stepping in to replace him. (In daily reality, Westgarth was already going to be in, for Gleed, but Gleed

Power failure

Sure. Now my wireless card works, now that I’ve run back to the office in a compy-based panic and rewritten the box score on our system. It’d be symbolic enough if the Sound Tigers suddenly scored a

Lots o’ shots

Rick Cohen made the point, and if I haven’t missed anything, the past two games produced the second-highest combined saves total (88) for back-to-back Sound Tigers games. The only higher, perhaps not