Monthly Archive for August, 2014

: August, 2014

Drug-testing program for the AHL

The last AHL CBA said drug testing and education needed study. The league and the PHPA have evidently studied hard, as the AHL announced today a drug testing and education program that will

Going for three: Schedule notes

If you’re going to avoid midweek games — and the Sound Tigers do, particularly now that they run the building, like the Bubonic Plague — you push games to the weekend. The result this year of having

Schedule’s out

Season 14 begins at home, Oct. 11-12 vs. St. John’s. Saturday at 7, Sunday at 3. It ends April 19 at home against Hartford, as a few have. Two morning games again, the day after election day and April

Day planners due Wednesday: Tuesday notes

Schedule. Wednesday. 11 a.m. #wheresmyspycamera.* Over the Boards reported that Tage Thompson, Brent’s son, has committed to UConn. Tage is Class of 2016 for high school, so it’s a couple of years

Six AHL contracts

In addition to Adam Phillips (listed as a forward) and Mike Pereira, previously noted, Bridgeport announced AHL deals for Philippe Trudeau, who was here on an amateur tryout this past spring; Peter

What’s on sale: Tuesday notes

The sale of the Islanders doesn’t sound as if it includes Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment at the moment. That’s what we heard from Bridgeport, most directly from Howard Saffan. He’s impressed

Islanders sale to come

The Big Club has new ownership, pending approvals: Arthur Staple broke and the team announced soon after that Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin will buy a “substantial minority interest” in the team

Catching up: vacations, schedules, notes

Through all of this stuff the past few weeks, no one relegated Bridgeport to the Central League? You’re slipping, Internet. Even if you’ve been to the National Air and Space Museum on the Mall in

Barroway’s filing

I guess vacation’s technically over after 1 a.m., and anyhow, we’ve come back to fun with filings. Andrew Barroway sued Charles Wang in Manhattan on Monday, as the Daily News first reported, alleging