Monthly Archive for July, 2015

: July, 2015

Couple of midweek notes

Sean Backman sticks with the Kings’ farm club, now in Ontario, on an AHL deal again. Mike Pereira to Reading. Justin Johnson reportedly to the Toronto Marlies. (Thanks, Ray) The Amerks have a new

They’re all coaching now: Friday notes

An Adirondack-Manchester ECHL game might be worth a trip this year just for the Sound Tigers nostalgia. The Adirondack Thunder named Cail MacLean head coach Thursday. MacLean, you may remember from

NWHL schedule/Kevin comes back: Tuesday notes

The National Women’s Hockey League released its schedule, beginning with New York at Connecticut at Chelsea Piers in Stamford on Oct. 11. Unfortunately U.S. star Amanda Kessel won’t play her senior

Islanders sign Leblanc

The Islanders announced they’ve signed Louis Leblanc to a two-way contract. Leblanc was a first-round pick of Montreal’s, went to Harvard for a year, went to play junior in Montreal and has four years

Here and gone: Coupla Wednesday notes

The Islanders announced yesterday that Mike Halmo and Kevin Czuczman accepted their qualifying offers, so they’re under contract for next year. QOs were scheduled to expire Wednesday for Kevin Poulin

Back in a Flash… sorry. Monday notes

Lehigh Valley’s new coach is familiar: Scott Gordon. TEAMOldNewSD-aJarrod Skalde (4/21) Dallas Eakins (6/26) CHAJeff Daniels (4/30)Mark Morris (7/3) ROCChadd Cassidy

Rule changes, calculations, Souza, DiBo?: Friday notes

The AHL released its rules changes and playoff format from this week’s Board of Governors meeting. It’s yet another chance for people to get worked up over the California teams’ playing 68 games as

Wednesday bits Thursday

A few quick links after the Atlantic League all-star game (thanks for tolerating me on Twitter): Bobby Robins has decided to retire, though he tells Mark Divver he’s feeling back-to-normal after his

Hockey, Day (KC1): A visit to an Island

Called up the blog template on this computer for the first time since the last day of the year. Deleted out all the templates for penalty minutes, top-scoring defensemen, Alan Quine with the most

Kiddie Camp, Ex-Files Galore: Monday notes

The Islanders have moved west, so naturally their rookie camp moves… closer to Nassau Coliseum. Tuesday is the first day of kiddie camp, and they scrimmage at Barclays on Wednesday*. Two all-time