Monthly Archive for February, 2014

: February, 2014

Seven’s a trend: Providence postgame

Tough start. They spend most of the first period in their own end but do enough to get out of it down only… 1-1? “That’s obviously a huge goal,” Andrew Clark said, “for Marty (Joey Martin) to read

Sliding up one: Providence pregame

Home-and-home finishes up with a different goalie matchup; Anders Nilsson and Niklas Svedberg play to start this weekend after sitting out to end last weekend. Some tweaks in the Bruins lineup. The

So they’ve won 12 of 14*

Halmo steps on ice, levels Kessel. Already a fan favorite.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) February 28, 2014 Not a bad start to the NHL career. A few big hits (four in all in 9:01), a few plays

Refreshers: Thursday notes

Same cast today; same array, generally. Lots of systems work; some refreshers, some tweaks, it sounded like. Justin Johnson should be available. (By the way, that line — he was with

Two newcomers: Wednesday notes

The remade Sound Tigers lineup includes Joey Martin, as was made apparent yesterday, and Justin Mercier, a left winger who’d been with Iowa until just a couple of days ago. They skated together today

Don’t cry for me, Argentina: Tuesday notes (updated)

EDIT: Meshing with the gossip of the day (on- and offline): ECHL transactions say Stockton’s Joey Martin’s heading to Bridgeport. Martin’s been a point-a-gamer this year for Stockton. The PTO will

Recalls in units: Top line goes up

In every game in which Ryan Strome has played for Bridgeport since Oct. 30, the top line has been Anders Lee-Strome-Mike Halmo. The New York Islanders have the option of deploying that line together

‘Tigers are hot’: Providence postgame

Shots were something like 17-3 at one point in the first, all Providence. There are times that doesn’t say much about the territorial game, but tonight, yeah, it did. Totally. The first was the

Same lineup for now: Providence pregame

So one more day with this lineup (a swap in goal at the end of the three-in-three, and looks like Dallas Jackson gets back in) before the NHL’s trade freeze ends tonight at midnight. The

Local Olympic notes, final

Sunday’s result(EST) (TV): Men’s Gold Medal Canada 3, Sweden 0 (Nicklas Backstrom suspended for allergy medication) Men’s order of finish (1) Canada (2) Sweden (3) Finland (4) United States (5) Russia