Monthly Archive for May, 2014

: May, 2014

Penguins come back (2x): Saturday notes

The story Friday in Wilkes-Barre was whether Chuck Kobasew, out since St. John’s Game 1, or Andrew Ebbett, out since the Binghamton series. could return for Saturday’s Game 5. Four points later, yes,

Graham signs/QMJHL draft

He did fine in his ATO, and now he’ll get a chance to do it every night: Jesse Graham agreed to terms on an ELC, the Islanders announced this afternoon, beating tomorrow’s deadline to sign him. (That

Game 4s/Wellwood retires: Thursday notes

The Pens are on the brink: A goal midway through the third gave St. John’s a 2-1 win in Game 4. The IceCaps can put the series away Saturday night in Wilkes-Barre. No such scenario in Toronto, where

One in, one out: Wednesday notes

The biggest-name remaining draft pick to sign for the Islanders was Ville Pokka. Pokka signed. There you go. Jesse Graham is the lone remaining player whose rights could expire for the Islanders on

Nilsson to Russia announced (was Belated Tuesday boxes/notes)

Edit: Kazan announced it has signed Anders Nilsson to a one-year contract. His KHL rights had been sold earlier, as linked below, so, yeah, this was the next logical step. If it’s spring conference

Tied in SJ: Sunday notes

An assist for Blair Riley as St. John’s evens the series going to Wilkes-Barre for three. Michael Hutchinson made 34 saves in a 2-1 win. Peter Mannino made 27 saves. Gold for Russia over Finland;

Pens-Caps 1: Saturday notes

I’d love to be covering the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-St. John’s series. Not only because of the alumni factor*, but they’re a couple of pretty good teams with the weapons to come at you a few different

Trailing’s for suckers: Friday notes

The @TorontoMarlies (8-0) have played more than 483 minutes of hockey this postseason and still have not trailed in a game #CalderCup— AHL Communications (@AHLPR) May 24, 2014 Jeez. Trevor Smith

Halak signs/US done as always: Thursday notes

So basically, in Game 3 of a conference final at MSG between the Rangers and Canadiens is going to overtime, a linesman is going to take a Ranger out, and the Habs are going to win. Got it. Big day

Holy cro: Pens win Game 7/Wednesday notes

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton scored five goals in a blink at the start of the second period tonight in Game 7, and it looked like a laugher. Holy cro, it was not, but the Pens held on and will face the