Monthly Archive for September, 2015

: September, 2015

Lineup to come: Wednesday notes

Brent Thompson wasn’t ready to firm up the lineup for tomorrow night’s exhibition game at Wonderland, but he said it’s going to be younger guys, AHL contracts, rookies. “It’s a chance to showcase

Returns, group swaps, veterans sign: Tuesday notes

Adam Pelech, Scott Mayfield and Mike Halmo were back in today Tuesday after playing in the Islanders’ exhibition game Monday. They all slotted into what we called Monday’s Group 1, which Tuesday

New math: Camp, Day 1

Camp opened strong with two groups of 21 Monday at Wonderland. And if you divided 43 by two and figured that was roughly right… well, not quite. Scott Mayfield and Adam Pelech were on early this

Sound Tigers announce camp roster

Will annotate a bit when the computer starts responding better, but here’s the list, including 43 men overall, 11 of them on tryouts. Names that most jumped out were Quinnipiac’s Jones brothers, who

Poulin to the Lightning

So reports Arthur Staple: Tampa Bay, with Andrei Vasilevskiy out, put in a waiver claim on Poulin, who departs second in Bridgeport games played for a goalie (156, 27th-most for anybody), eight games

Ex-files, Saturday night you-know-whats edition

Hat tip to our friend Sue Johnson: Blair Riley had to leave the Flames’ preseason game Friday night when his name wasn’t on the lineup card. (He did get a fight in.) Could’ve been worse: His name

Islanders assign Sound Tigers to Bridgeport

The New York Islanders all but sent down the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this morning. Eight on waivers, three BST-signees released from tryouts, 10 players assigned. No great shocks. Most of who you

Signings, Sudsie, Trashers: Thursday notes

Idaho finally announced that it has signed Fairfield’s Quinn Smith, late of BC. Meanwhile, Missouri signed Quinnipiac’s Jones brothers. Still waiting to hear how many Mavericks will be here next week.

Back at it/Petrov/RIP, Yogi: Tuesday notes

Technically back to work Wednesday. Not sure how much Sound Tigering we’ll do in the short term, but anyway. Awaiting clarification on an apparent local addition to the Bridgeport staff. But the new

Hockey returns: Islanders exhibition openers

A split in the exhibition openers for the Big Club on Monday after riding the rails to work: Kirill Petrov scored in Brooklyn in an Islanders win, while Alan Quine, James Wright and Justin Vaive