Monthly Archive for March, 2010

: March, 2010

Rakhshani signed

Rhett Rakhshani agreed to terms with the Islanders on his entry-level deal. He’ll finish the season here on an amateur tryout, and he’s expected here for practice in the morning.

Wednesday off: Liveblogging the playoff race

(Maybe. No guarantees. Once we get to the “The Middle”/”Modern Family” hour at 8:30, all bets are off) We’ll hang out and keep an eye on the three games that matter for Bridgeport tonight:

Counting down

The Sound Tigers had Trevor Smith back on the ice this morning. Both he and Jack Capuano said it’s going to be a day-to-day kind of thing, seeing how he is and going from there. Victor Bartley

Bookmaking… no, wait, the other thing

Fixed many of the photos that disappeared when the blog moved last summer (more accurately, when the old blog was shut down recently). If you notice a missing photo within the body of a blog post, let

Whaddaya know, Haddi-Man?*

–Among other things, there’s one other Sound Tiger with 11 shots in a game: Tim Jackman, Feb. 29, 2008, at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. That does appear to be the team record, though: Hamilton 12/14/03,

Fun Fun Fun, Part 2

Asked Nathan Lawson about the past two games. His initial reaction will be in the paper tomorrow. “My brain was going a lot,” he said. “I’ve got to stay calm. I know I can play. You’re going to get

The Devil you know

No Smith today for this big one, which could put the Sound Tigers back even (well, down a game in hand) with the Devils, and which they’ll need if the season-series tiebreaker matters. Marcinko and

Happy anniversary

The day was a double whammy. Early in the day, the Rangers whacked both their coach and general manager. It wasn’t expected. You’d figure one; not both. John Tortorella was the new (interim) head

Goaltending notes

–Mikko Koskinen made 26 saves on 30 shots and had an assist on the goal that put Utah ahead for good. Koskinen in four Utah games: 4-0, 3.00 GAA, .915 save percentage (130/142). –Katie Strang

Fun Fun Fun — or not

If this one wasn’t so entertaining, it might have been frustrating for Bridgeport. Well, OK, it was frustrating. See, the Sound Tigers had their chances in the third. Radja had a couple of them,