Monthly Archive for October, 2013

: October, 2013

Thursday practice: Putting it together

A pretty hard practice today; so hard that I thought for a moment Marc Cantin might be injured on a bump from behind from Joey Diamond. He got up looking sore but OK. “We have to be able to do all

Not big enough

It showed up again in a four-on-four again, Scott Pellerin said: When they need a big play, a big stop, a big moment, it has not been there in these first seven games. They led for the first time in

Hartford pregame: Development

The lines look familiar (familiarish, at least); the defense as of this morning appeared to have a tweak, with Keenan in for Pedan. Doesn’t appear to have anything to do with what went on a couple of

Bruton out

Tough break for an already young team: Bridgeport captain Chris Bruton will have surgery today on an injured hand, Scott Pellerin said after today’s morning skate at the Wonderland of Ice. “He’ll be

Tuesday injury update

Such as it is: Scott Pellerin said Chris Bruton will see a doctor tomorrow to have his upper-body injury reevaluated. Joe Finley’s own upper-body injury, “that situation hasn’t changed,” Pellerin

Monday Frustration

Not a whole lot of happy floating around the Wonderland of Ice this morning. They skated on one rink, crossed the lobby, skated on the other, then skated at the end. Then skated a little more. They

Isles get Vanek

Big deal up top, first reported by Arthur Staple, as the Islanders acquire Thomas Vanek* from Buffalo for Matt Moulson, a first-round pick next year and a second-rounder in 2015. It’s a bold move,

Syracuse from afar: Liveblog 1

The first road game happens to be a little farther away than we go nowadays, so we’ll be listening in and dropping comments here occasionally. The links off the Crunch website imply we can hear Dan

Friday Night Boxes

RT @JesseDEisenberg: Equipment manager Boggsy with an assist on the #isles GWG. That means he has to do media Ben Rosen scored his first pro goal, followed up with his first pro

Crunch time, etc. – Friday practice

Same lines today at the Wonderland of Ice as yesterday. Looks as if they’ll go up there with these 13, six and two, making a decision tomorrow who’ll make up the fourth line. Scott Pellerin said he