Monthly Archive for August, 2017

: August, 2017

Awesome newcomer: Accumulated notes

Had been waiting on possible player news to toss up a blog post, but it hasn’t happened (or at least hasn’t been confirmed), so how about a different kind of addition: Congrats to Sound Tigers trainer

Railers sign Langkow

Bridgeport’s affiliate Worcester announced this morning that it has signed Chris Langkow, the two-time (three-season) former Sound Tigers centerman. Langkow spent last season in Europe.

One in, one out: Wednesday notes

A departure and an arrival. Colin Markison signed with Texas, the Stars announced, ending his two-plus-year tenure with the Sound Tigers (but sending him back to Paul Ryan). Bridgeport gets a goalie

Anything happen lately? Weekend (week(s)) notes

This was quite the fortnight to be off, lemme tell you. (Highly suggested: the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philly. Nice to hang out for a few days in the area, where I used to spend a lot

RIP, Parker MacDonald

The New Haven legend died Thursday at 84. He was a longtime player turned longtime coach who settled in the New Haven area.

It’s live, Sound Tigers nation

Thanks for the A1 plug, you guys, but we style it with an apostropheeeeeeeeek. Never mind Have been out of touch for assorted reasons, but to catch up with Brian Lockhart’s work on the Ballpark story:

Road and home-road: Preseason schedule

Bridgeport has played exhibition games in and around Worcester a few times over the years. This’ll be the first time it’ll be the home team. The Sound Tigers and Hartford announced a two-game

Gionta returns: Tuesday notes

The Islanders announced this afternoon that they’ve re-signed Stephen Gionta; Arthur Staple has terms, which puts Gionta into that solidly paid AHL-veteran range, the type Bridgeport hadn’t landed yet

Bluefish on the outs: Monday notes

Our Brian Lockhart has been all over the situation at the Ballpark, and after a story on the University of Bridgeport’s seeking alternate home sites, Howard Saffan confirmed it: The mayor’s office

Local stuff: weekend notes

A few local notes the past few days, headed by Stamford’s Ryan Haggerty, who re-signed with the WBS Penguins. USA Hockey named its Olympic staff, which includes a lot of heavyweight USA hockey names,