Monthly Archive for December, 2016

: December, 2016

Pelech down

The Islanders announced this afternoon they’ve activated Adam Pelech and sent him to Bridgeport. Eric Hornick notes on Twitter that the Islanders are off for a week after today’s game, so as light as

Trivia Time ’16

No real theme on this one. The office didn’t ask for help with the paper’s year-end trivia quiz this year, so I completely forgot about putting questions together until around Christmas. Here are your

Halak clears: Saturday notes

Bridgeport has a very expensive, very experienced goaltender. Jaroslav Halak cleared waivers and has been assigned to Bridgeport. His sweater number is to be determined, but as soon as he’s here,

Waiting for noontime: Hershey liveblog

Bridgeport at Hershey, Round 3. We’re working on another project but will try to have at least half an eye on it, gruesome as that sounds now that I’ve typed it. Links: Alan calls it at AHL Live.

Halak waived

Big news far from Hershey with Bridgeport roster implications: The Islanders announced at noon that Jaroslav Halak is on waivers. That comes 13ish hours after Jack Capuano called him out for his

Good news/bad news: Thursday notes

Not seeing Christopher Gibson on the ice this morning wasn’t a good sign. Brent Thompson’s description of what comes next sounded worse. “We’re obviously reevaluating him,” Thompson said. “He’s seen

Getting back into it: Springfield postgame

A little sloppy, Brent Thompson said. Turnovers. Defensive-zone coverage. (Toews-Pulock was on for three goals against.) Things we’ve heard before. They still escaped with two points this time.

Boulton Landing: Springfield pregame

Eric Boulton said it’s been fun the past couple of months practicing with the Sound Tigers, working out with them. Tonight, he finally gets to play with them. “It’s been a long time,” Boulton said.

‘It’s all a process’: Tuesday notes

Josh Ho-Sang skated in green with the Jones brothers today, which makes it look like he’s in tomorrow. After practice he had a meeting with the coaches. Even before he went in I’d been wondering what

Lost in transition: Hartford postgame

Random coincidence fascinates me as a sportswriter (cough #narrative), so figured I’d wonder about those first three Hartford goals, all in some semblance of transition. On the first, after three