Monthly Archive for March, 2013

: March, 2013

Gonna take a miracle

Not a lot went right for the Sound Tigers tonight, apparently; I was pretty much completely otherwise occupied, apologies. DiPietro pulled after four goals on 19 shots. Dallas Jackson back in for Mike

Trying this again: Friday practice

They didn’t have him last night, but John Persson could be ready for Saturday. Scott Pellerin said he’s approaching it as if Persson will be good to go. “He’ll be playing unless something happens

Blown opportunity

A 4-2 lead after 12:21, and they collect precisely 16 more shots in 47:39. OK, they hit a couple of posts. OK, they were looking for a penalty call or two to go differently (suspect they may have

Springfield pregame: What’s the buzz?

I could give you facts and figures. I could give you plans and forecasts. (I could tell you I went with “Jesus Christ Superstar” for today’s ride and saved “Godspell” for Saturday, but you probably

Up: a Hill — Wednesday practice

So a day after we took pains to note that Jordan Hill was practicing with the defensemen, guess who skated at forward today? No. 25 was up with Matt Watkins and Sean Backman at Wonderland, Home of

Added forward/lost forward

Another Long Island guy on an ATO: Syosset’s Ben Rosen, late of BU. He was dressed as one of four fourth-line forwards. “We were kind of doing a little systems review, but he’s a smart hockey player,”

Two goals here, two goals there

There have been 30 hat tricks in team history including Jason Krog’s in the playoffs, and it’s undoubtable that, had he put together No. 31, Jordan Hill would’ve been the most unlikely name on the

Debuts and returns

Appears that Nino Niederreiter returns, at least from the first rushes. Jordan Hill rushed with the defensemen. We’ll see who they scratch. Appears Mike Keenan makes his pro debut, though; he rushed

Pointing forward

They’ve been together for a long time now, and we should probably find a nickname for them, but Brandon DeFazio-Scott Campbell-Blair Riley was pretty much everywhere tonight in this nutty little game.

Falcons, without Nino

No Nino Niederreiter: “He did his rehab (Saturday morning), but he’s not 100 percent,” Scott Pellerin said. “He’s day-to-day.” Joey Diamond makes his pro debut, with some changes in the line