Monthly Archive for August, 2013

: August, 2013

Look who’s back (though not here)

Look who’s back on these Shores: Rob Collins, Bridgeport’s all-time leading Scorer for exactly five Years until Jeremy Colliton passed his 163 Points, signed with the new Brampton Beast of the Central

Wishart to Germany

As was reported as possible a few days ago over there, Ty Wishart has signed to play in Germany after two and a half years here. Onetime Sound Tigers defenseman Steve Tarasuk has an AHL deal with

On defensemen

Among my favorite Family Guy bits is in the (first) Star Wars episode, when the power comes back on and everyone cheers a sarcastic “heyyyyyyy!” ‘Cause it’s so true. Just did it. Stockton has acquired

Schedule post/Kvitova-NastiaPav

Tennis! I may be upstairs when it hits. See the AHL site and the Sound Tigers’ site at 3 p.m. for the links. I’ll add to this when I can. Meanwhile, the Simpsons clip we’re all thinking today. …

Schedules, obligations, Backmans, etc.

Schedule. Thursday. 3 p.m. Inquiry to the City brought this, and this alone at the moment, from Elaine Ficarra, spokeman for Mayor Bill Finch: “We fully expect the Islanders to honor their obligations

To Nassau, eventually, maybe

Twitter lit up with Bruce Ratner’s statement that the Sound Tigers would be the team to take over Nassau Coliseum, pending the whole deal’s approval, after the Islanders leave (which could be two

Deal in Nassau…

So there are plenty of dots you can connect if you’d like now that Forest City Ratner et al won the Coliseum bid. That tries to put as many of them in a box as we have at the moment. A situation

Light, dark, murk

Arena’s been talking this up for a while: a new lighting system in the barn this fall. They say better and cheaper. Meanwhile, Nassau Coliseum’s new operator is expected to be announced Thursday

Penguins fly south, east?

Back from a few days away… Former Penguins are going everywhere: Tim Wallace to Sweden. Tom Grace to the Show as team-services man for Florida. Edit: Some alumni moves today, belatedly noted at

On the New Guy, etc.

Scott Pellerin and I took turns missing each other over the past few days, but a voicemail explains his feelings about Justin Johnson, whom he coached in Manchester for two seasons. “Just excited