Monthly Archive for May, 2015

: May, 2015

Lead for Utica (without DeFazio): Thursday notes

Dodging raindrops, thunderclaps and requests for further updates on an 8-2 lacrosse game… Sven Baertschi’s natural hat trick led Utica to a 4-1 win over Grand Rapids and a 2-1 series lead. One Cory

Monarchs reign over East: Wednesday notes

It ends for the Hartford Wolf Pack in the conference final, a 3-1 loss to Manchester for a four-game Monarchs sweep and the future Ontario Reign’s first trip to the Calder Cup Final, which begins next

Pack on the brink: Tuesday notes

(on Wednesday) Hartford is going to need a massive comeback to reach the Calder Cup Final: Manchester beat the Pack 5-3 at the Mall to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Final. Sean Backman had

Even out West: Monday notes

Dylan Larkin’s second pro game went OK: The latest hotshot Red Wings prospect scored his first two pro goals in the first period Monday night as Grand Rapids held on to beat Utica 4-2 and tie the

Winner for DeFazio: Sunday notes

The scoring was done early, and Brandon DeFazio got the game-winner in

Big night for Backman: Saturday notes

Manchester claimed a 2-0 series lead tonight with a back-and-forth 7-4 win over Hartford in ManchVegas. The Monarchs led 2-0 early, but Hartford took a 3-2 lead 12 minutes into the second. By the end

Monarchs win Game 1 vs. Hartford

First game in the Eastern Conference Final to the Manchester Monarchs: Nic Dowd and Michael Mersch (his second) scored in the second period to break a 1-1 tie, enough to withstand Mat Bodie’s

Comets hit Barons/adieu, Dave: Wednesday notes

Utica completes the final four in the AHL with a 1-0 win over Oklahoma City in Game 7 of the Western Conference semis. Alexandre Grenier scored with 12:49 left in the game, and Jacob Markstrom (in the

Game 7, All-Star Game, stolen stuff: Monday notes

There’ll be a Game 7 in the AHL this year: Oklahoma City got goals from Brad Hunt and Ryan Hamilton and 33 saves from Richard Bachman, surviving Sven Baertschi’s late goal to beat Utica 2-1. Game 7 is

Bronzed: Sunday notes

We’re No. 3. Connor Hellebuyck made 39 saves, Nick Bonino opened the scoring from Brock Nelson in the first period, and the U.S. beat the host Czech Republic 3-0 to take bronze at the World