Monthly Archive for June, 2014

: June, 2014

Staple: three BSTs set free

Today’s the qualifying-offer deadline, and Arthur Staple reports that the Islanders have tendered everybody they have to except Matt Mangene, Joey Diamond and Marc Cantin. They did tender Aaron Ness,

Free agents and drafts: Saturday notes

Jonathan Bombulie’s and Michael Cignoli’s AHL free agents list is out. It only includes the unrestricted free agents, not guys who may not be tendered by Monday at 5 p.m. Of Bridgeport’s four NHL free

Round 1 dealings: Friday notes

At No. 5, the Islanders picked character and offense, forward Michael Dal Colle. Saturday got a little less busy when Friday got a little busier: The Big Club traded its two second-rounders to Tampa

Inexact science ’14: Draft day/Thursday notes

And so it’s draft day, the day organizations stock their farm systems down the road. Of course, considering the moving pieces around the league, the renovations at Nassau Coliseum, the uncertainty

Notes from the past few days: Monday notes

A total bummer from a busy personnel day: Dave Baseggio has been promoted to assistant to the general manager in Anaheim. The bummer, obviously, isn’t in the well-earned promotion for a good guy. The

Bonino at the pro-am: Wednesday notes

You can keep your UConn coaches and chefs or whatever (well, most of them) — when I looked over the list of celebrities and amateurs playing in the celebrity pro-am Wednesday, the only name that

Stars are champions/Tuesday notes

Patrick Nemeth’s goal 14:30 into overtime has made a champion of the Texas Stars. Nemeth ended a back-and-forth overtime in a back-and-forth Game 5, and Texas took the Calder Cup with a 4-3 win.

Final to the brink/Cro’s back: Monday notes

Texas is a win away from the Calder Cup after a huge comeback-slash-massive St. John’s collapse Monday. Travis Morin scored in overtime for the second game in a row, a 4-3 Stars win. Morin, if I’ve

Kings win the Cup again: Friday notes

Alec Martinez wins the Stanley Cup for the L.A. Kings in double OT tonight, an amazing game with almost two full periods of amazing overtime. One of several Kings to come through Manchester under Mark

Stars go up: Wednesday notes

The Sound Tiger factor continues: Six goals in the final for St. John’s, five of them by former Sound Tigers. But Jordan Hill was out, Kael Mouillierat got the only IceCaps goal, and Travis Morin won