Monthly Archive for July, 2010

: July, 2010

Another Penguin promotion

Standalone table: TEAMOldNewSYR*Ross Yates (4/12)Mark Holick (5/21) HOUKevin Constantine (4/15)Mike Yeo (6/16)PEORick Wamsley (5/6)Jared Bednar (6/15)ROCBenoit Groulx (5/31)Chuck Weber


The Islanders announced today they’ve put Brendan Witt on waivers. One assumes a buyout, like Joel Rechlicz’s, follows if nothing happens on the wire. Edit: Buyout’s official.

Broken chocolate

With thanks to Ray in the comments, Joel Rechlicz signed with Hershey.

Chuck it all

Chuck Weber takes over the Amerks. TEAMOldNewSYR*Ross Yates (4/12)Mark Holick (5/21) HOUKevin Constantine (4/15)Mike Yeo (6/16)PEORick Wamsley (5/6)Jared Bednar (6/15)ROCBenoit Groulx (5/31)Chuck

Light and tumble journey

As you might have seen earlier today, Kalamazoo is Bridgeport’s new ECHL affiliate. The Wings, playing in an old IHL market, are coached by Nick Bootland, brother of Darryl.

Sad day in Bridgeport

RIP, Lieutenant Steven Velasquez and Firefighter Michel Baik. It appears Lt. Velasquez played for the fire department hockey team at least once at Harbor Yard.

Thank you and good night

When we add rows to this chart this late in the summer, it’s usually because someone got a nice promotion (or at least the guy getting whacked actually got whacked earlier). The Yzerman/BriseBois

Emergency white-out

We’re here tonight mostly to link to old maps* for this, sent along by former Admirals beat writer Tris Wykes: A Manitoba man called 911 to demand that someone… Nah, go and read it. Too good. (“He

Bentivoglio to Germany

As noted in comments, Sean Bentivoglio signed with Augsburg, joining sometime linemate Mike Radja over there (along with, among others, Barry Tallackson, Jon D’Aversa, Noah Clarke, Jonathan Paiement

Geography notes

Have surely plugged this way too much on Twitter and elsewhere, but finding this map when looking for something else? Breathtaking. If that’s not where you’re from, there are 22,000 other files on