Monthly Archive for December, 2014

: December, 2014

Trivia 2014 (plus bonus practice note)

Come for the trivia, stay for the note from practice (in front of a couple of Jersey high school teams) embedded within… The once and future coach, Brent Thompson, returned to Bridgeport this year,

Got away late: Worcester postgame

In more ways than one, this game got away late from Bridgeport. Late in the game, three Worcester goals. Late in the first two periods, Worcester goals. “Sometimes you take one step back to take two

Save your jokes: Worcester pregame

YES, both teams are here. Colton Gillies isn’t. John Persson’s not, either. (Upper body, coming and going, for both.) So, with Mike Halmo out long-term, on for warmup are the 19 skaters the Sound

Arcobello to Nashville

Mark Arcobello was traded tonight from Edmonton to Nashville, the teams announced. Arcobello, from Milford, played at Fairfield Prep and at Yale. The Oilers had been the only pro organization he’d

Persson in, Gillies out, two down: Monday notes

Haven’t had a chance to give a look to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton game yet. If I had, I might’ve noticed that Colton Gillies didn’t finish it. Gillies sat out of practice today, at the doctor to

Taking advantage: WBS postgame

You play them as they come, traffic and weather and mechanics permitting, and sometimes you catch a team when they’re suffering. Goodness knows the shoe has been on the other foot before. A solid,

Poulin up/on McGrath and Gallants: WBS linkage

Patrick McGrath, called up to Wilkes-Barre from Wheeling last night, had this beauty of a tilt against Gallant earlier this month. Sure, the Gallant was Alex, Brett’s younger brother and, briefly,

Similar in some ways: Providence postgame

Another Kevin Poulin shutout of Providence. What else was similar… In that game Nov. 30, Providence had the edge in play a lot of the night — a big edge. In at least one advanced stat (guess

And we’ll see who gets on the bus: Providence pregame

Kent Simpson was on the ice with the team this morning, one of three goalies. One ventures there won’t be three for long, and it’ll all depend on just how much “maintenance” Jaro Halak needs. But for

Simpson up

Kent Simpson has been reassigned to Bridgeport from Stockton, the Sound Tigers announced tonight. Without reason given, but considering Kevin Poulin’s interruption of his Christmas break on Tuesday to