Monthly Archive for October, 2017

: October, 2017

I knew the sky was gonna trip me up

“I applied some chiaroscuro shading”*: Tuesday notes

CALLBACKS: Did I do that just to do the old-logo-colors and school jokes? Maybe. We were, as noted, on assignment Tuesday morning. Obviously made the trek to ask about other things, but it was neat to

Gaudreau to Worcester

Bridgeport sent Matt Gaudreau to Worcester this afternoon. Gaudreau earned his opening-night spot with a good camp but had been scratched the past three games. He had one power-play assist in five

Back at it: Monday notes

Sounded like they came to work Monday. “We’ve got to learn from the weekend and turn the page,” Brent Thompson said. “No difference if we win and play great or lose. We’ve got to take things we need

Step back: WBS postgame

Brent Thompson said everyone had better be ready to work on Monday. One suspects that after this one he gave a thought to bringing them back tomorrow. “I’m not really going to get into individual

The magic number is 3: WBS pregame

Couldn’t stop the run (that Dudek kid’s something). Couldn’t make a big play on offense. Ah well. Still tied for first. (To which my father said something about how if they played like this again, it

Settling: Hartford postgame

Pretty solid. Seemed like they settled in well. Big bounce-back night for Christopher Gibson. Scoring and chances spread out a bit. “I’m happy with the leadership,” Brent Thompson said. “Holmer, the

Five days later, everything new: Hartford pregame

Bridgeport runs as it ran yesterday, with Michael Dal Colle reunited with Josh Ho-Sang and Alan Quine between them. The only intact line is Scott Eansor-Tanner-Fritz-birthday boy Casey Bailey. Connor

Quine arrives: Thursday notes

As Arthur Staple foretold yesterday from the Twin Cities, Alan Quine arrived officially this morning on a conditioning assignment, wearing No. 39 for whatever* reason. Conditioning assignments, says

Ho-Sang to Bridgeport

The Islanders announced they’ve sent Josh Ho-Sang to the Sound Tigers. Ho-Sang has played six of the Islanders’ nine games, with four assists, but he was scratched from the past two. For however long

Running out of ‘fog’ jokes: Wednesday notes

Another foggy day at Harbor Yard. (Between drills, one player yelled “where is everybody?!?!”) Temperature’s down a bit from yesterday, but the humidity’s still at 78 percent. “We’ve got great guys