Monthly Archive for January, 2015

: January, 2015

An end to comebacks: Portland postgame

“I mean, we’re resilient for sure,” Harry Zolnierczyk said. “”It’s our starts.” We’ll take the first period as a whole as a start tonight (because you start with Brett Gallant’s first professional

Stockton to the AHL (no, the other way): Portland pregame

Kent Simpson, a night after his Bridgeport debut, gets his first Bridgeport start. Lukas Sutter also gets his AHL debut after coming up from Stockton. Colin McDonald took warmup in Detroit today but

For crying out loud: Hartford postgame

These games are just weird. Another tough night for David Leggio. (Turns into a tough-luck loss for Kent Simpson; welcome back to the AHL, kid.) A mere 16 power plays, eight goals on special teams,

Left to start the second half: Hartford pregame

The injuries and recalls and everything else left Bridgeport with just one healthy extra. The ECHL transactions suggest they’re bringing another man cross-country, Lukas Sutter. He’s awaiting his AHL

Poulin out, McDonald up, Pulock on: Friday morning notes

A good news/bad news kind of morning at Wonderland for the morning skate. Kevin Poulin was off the ice, in hindsight, not early, but promptly yesterday. Turns out he’s dealing with a lower-body injury

West Coast Flavor: Pacific Division done

The official press release on a plan, as Bob Murray said in the press conference, a decade in the making. The ECHL steps in in a few places tomorrow, but a major shift in the geographic balance. Edit,

Green lights: Pulock, Thursday notes

Cory Conacher and Matt Lashoff were on the ice today with the Sound Tigers as they came back from break, prepared for a (break-wise) second half that’ll need a push to make the playoffs, which seemed

Pacific arrives/Keenan secured: Wednesday notes

The next few days appear to be the days when the Pacific Division finally gets its formal announcement (tomorrow in San Jose with the five teams in attendance) and other pieces of the move become

Change to come/Vazzano honored: Tuesday notes

Arthur Staple’s expecting a callup at forward after the Islanders placed both Kyle Okposo and Eric Boulton on injured reserve before Tuesday’s big home win over the Rangers. Mike Richards, 2005 Calder

U-ti-ca: All-star notes/Lamoureux let go/notes

It became the highest-scoring all-star game in AHL history, a 14-12 win for the Western Conference, though remarkably it was 1-1 at 13:45 of the first. Aaron Ness was plus-2 twice; that evaporated in