Monthly Archive for April, 2015

: April, 2015

Playoffs elsewhere (almost everywhere), Daniels takes the fall: Thursday notes

Ran up to Hartford this morning for a chat with Ryan Haggerty, with Game 5 of their series Friday night at the Former Mall. Down on the Island, Brock Nelson told Arthur Staple he’s off to Worlds. The

Three wins, franchises survive: Wednesday notes

Micheal Haley had an assist and an empty-net goal to keep Worcester alive, in the playoffs and as an AHL franchise. The Bears have another shot to close out the series at home Friday and, if

Game 5 in Hartford: Tuesday notes

Hartford got the Game 4 win it needed to stay alive in Providence tonight. Yann Danis allowed only a power-play deflection, and Tyler Brown’s deflection of Tommy Hughes’ shot proved the game-winner in

Droughts/shots in elimination games: Monday notes

Peter Botte of the Daily News ran a bunch of numbers on the Islanders’ playoff drought and tweeted them this morning. Turns out their winless streak runs pretty close to their farm team’s. Both

Marathons: Sunday notes

It’s nine years since the Sound Tigers last took a lead in a playoff series (Marjamaki 2:11), and in a few minutes, it’ll be nine years since the events related herein. So I’ll ask again, for I guess

Uncaged D, Game 7: Saturday notes

Matt Donovan was freed from the cage; Scott Mayfield was called up from the Black Aces. They played together. They did OK: Mayfield had one kinda scrambly shift on which Jaroslav Halak made a couple

Uncaged D / Reinhart, right or left: Friday (late) notes

The Big Club fights for its playoff life and its building’s life tomorrow. The banged-up defense has a few different options tomorrow, all involving either Sound Tigers from this season or recent

Reinhart appears: Thursday notes

The Big Club fell behind in the series with a 5-1 loss in Washington in Game 5. Griffin Reinhart made his playoff debut in place of Lubomir Visnovsky; Calvin de Haan left the game in the third, too.

Changes/playoffs elsewhere: Wednesday notes

Wednesday was the third anniversary of the Sound Tigers’ last playoff game. The team that knocked them out got their playoffs started tonight, and former Bridgeport goalie Yann Danis made 27 saves in

Summertime, two months early: 2014-15 wrap

Both Brent Thompson and Dave Stickney had their dogs in the room today. Scooter Vaughan walked in, saw them both running around with Jack Gallant, and asked the only logical question: “Where are we