Monthly Archive for June, 2017

: June, 2017

Slow gun: Scrimmage notes

Scrimmages are scrimmages. You get glimpses, flashes, and you remind yourself it’s June 29 and they’re playing four-on-four. If you didn’t know Josh Ho-Sang was fun to watch before, guess you figured

Is It Saturday Yet: Wednesday notes

The jostling begins. Seth Griffith was one of the more prominent names left untendered on Monday. Pheonix Copley re-signed with Washington today. Among others left untendered by the Rangers: Michael

Nontendered/camps/more nontenders

The Islanders announced they’ve extended qualifying offers to Christopher Gibson, Adam Pelech and Connor Jones, as well as now-veteran NHLer Calvin de Haan. That leaves out Stephon Williams, Jesse

Hamonic to the Flames: Draft Day 2

The deed is done: Travis Hamonic is a Calgary Flame. The Islanders got a first- and second-rounder next year from the Flames as well as another future second rounder. Two homegrown players gone in

Draft Day 1

The Big Club was quiet Friday — or, at least, it didn’t get anything done, as Travis Hamonic was widely reported all day to be available — but the boys crosstown were the busier on Friday. The

Strome for Eberle

The first domino fell for the Big Club, but it turned out one-for-one: Ryan Strome for Jordan Eberle. A fresh start for Strome, who from what we figured in 2014 was the first AHLer to lead his team in

In any language: Wednesday notes

Walked in the door from Cromwell just in time to see Vegas take J.F. Berube from the New York Islanders, as Bob McKenzie had reported earlier. To entice the Knights take the unrestricted-free-agent

Awards begin: Tuesday notes

Anything big going on in Vegas the next little while? About the only thing we’re all that into is former Sound Tigers defenseman Travis Hamonic’s win of the NHL Foundation Player Award for his

Expansion Draft lists released

The NHL’s official version is out this morning. Get drafting! Or probably get side-dealing. ….. RIP, Helmut Kohl and John G. Avildsen.

St. Denis re-ups

Bridgeport announced this afternoon that Travis St. Denis will return on a second AHL contract. He was at times an all-situations player as a rookie, winding up with 20 points in 50 games, including