Monthly Archive for July, 2013

: July, 2013

Going … to Cali

The bodies seemed to be there to make an ECHL affiliation worthwhile for the first time in a few years, and today one was announced: We’re told Bridgeport will send at least four players to Stockton,

Idle thought: Collection plate

Covering golf (no, really) but some guy with the twitter handle @JRP288 stuck this idea in my head while discussing the Wolves’ signing Corey Locke (link to come, but you can surely find ‘er if you

Catching up (or, let’s all go to Bavaria!)

Dougie Weight, Billy Guerin, women’s pioneer Cindy Curley, coaching legend Ron Mason, and an owner whose name will just get me yelled at make up the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class. AHL legend Darren

Six degrees of Eric Hartzell

Looks like Eric Hartzell did pretty well for himself getting his entry-level deal over with early, says CapGeek. So did the guy who beat him out for the Hobey Baker (but didn’t beat him in the

Olympic alumni

USA Hockey’s National Team Orientation Camp will include locals Jonathan Quick and Max Pacioretty (and local-by-birth-and-youth-hockey Kevin Shattenkirk) along with Kyle Okposo. Travis Hamonic was

Friday notes

South Carolina (ECHL) signed Quinnipiac’s Zack Currie. Via Elite Prospects, Yale’s Colin Dueck to Idaho. We’ll have a coach in Iowa Monday. Edit: Mark Emmert of the Des Moines Register reports it’ll

Riley departs/back to work

Edit: CapGeek posted a new contract for Brett Gallant early Wednesday. Apparently not registered yet, but still. St. John’s finally announced its AHL deal with Blair Riley; soon after he said goodbye

Muscle memory/Monday notes

Fun story, I hope: Kind of awesome/scary. Was looking for something on YouTube the other day, and one of the recommendations on the margin was, remarkably and for some unknown algorithmic reason, an

All about Vancouver

Kind of a busy day on all fronts in the Canucks organization. Starting most locally: The lists have Brandon DeFazio to Vancouver. With its board meeting over, the AHL announced division

Day 6: Non-Kids/Kiddie Camp/Big Assist

I’ve said it before, somewhere: You won’t go broke betting against the return of Bridgeport unrestricted free agents. This will say it again, in handy CHART FORM. (Which hopefully won’t break the