Monthly Archive for April, 2010

: April, 2010


Four times trailing in the third period. Four shrugs. Four wins in six days, and the Bears are halfway home. Perreault ties it five seconds sooner than the infamous tying goal; presumably last contact

Second-string D? No problem

The Bears refuse to go quietly even once. Down to five defensemen, with Helmer tossed after two periods for a scrum that inclued an almost-goalie fight, with Karl Alzner on recall, with three of their

TU: Lowell to Albany/livechat/other stuff

Pete Dougherty posted late tonight that the Devils have provided the Albany County civic center committee a letter of intent to move the Lowell Devils franchise to Albany. It’s a reported five-year

Just being a twit

@spbowley’s threatened forthcoming Twitterguide got me wondering (somehow) what it would have looked like if we’d been tweeting before 2009…. 1998: Beast 3, Hartford 0 after two. GREAT start for New

Team photo catch-up

Hanging out in the hallway in the Sound Tigers’ dressing room has reminded me over the course of the year that we fell behind in our Guide to the Team Pictures. It also reminded me that Mark Wotton

Wrap-up stuff

Programming note: We’ll have one more live chat at the regular time, Tuesday at 1:30, before shifting to a summer schedule (TBA). Be here. Beyond the official wrap story, here are some selections from

Notes from the first day of the rest of our lives

–Mark Wotton, caught as he was leaving the barn early this afternoon, said what he has said all along, that he’s still a player. He wouldn’t comment on any conversations he may or may not have had

Commercial break

No endorsement is implied. In fact, we’ll obscure the company reference just on principle. It’s just that Trevor Smith will be an unrestricted free agent, and just in case, we’ve got to preserve this

Coffee break(-up)

(Really should have gotten some coffee this morning. Short rest after the drive.) Break-up day. Trevor Gillies, toughest player rep alive, got the players to fill out insurance information before

Good night

It’s Hershey in five, which seemed a common pick beforehand but didn’t seem so bright after two games. It’s as if it got to where it should have, but in some oddball path that makes you wonder just