Monthly Archive for June, 2018

: June, 2018

Gibson, Helgeson return: Friday notes

Ren Lavoie dropped a couple of key re-signings on us tonight: Christopher Gibson and Seth Helgeson. Helgeson sticks around to be the stay-at-home anchor, veteran voice on the back end and a candidate

While you were out: Tuesday notes

That day got long… –Was hoping to meet Linus Soderstrom, but he wasn’t on the ice today; not wanting to push him as he recovers from his last-season-ending shoulder injury. Josh Ho-Sang and Parker

Long time: late Monday notes

Arthur Staple reports that Matt Bertani was among those let go by the new regime of late. Bertani had been in the organization a decade: He joined Bridgeport in 2008-09 as the second assistant and

Qualifying offers out

The Islanders announced their qualifying offers on today’s deadline, retaining the rights to Devon Toews, Kyle Burroughs and Ross Johnston from last year’s Bridgeport roster. Kyle Schempp will be an

RIP, Sergei Ogorodnikov

Sport Express reports that former Sound Tigers centerman Sergei Ogorodnikov has died in an accident. He was 32. The report has few other details (it’s called a water motorcycle accident) and came out

As we age, youth arrives: Saturday notes

The Islanders’ first round brought a couple of talented kids. Their second through seventh rounds brought… me a feeling best expressed in this reply (we’ll get to that in a moment). The Big Club’s

Triumphant return? Thursday notes

One logical and intriguing possibility is for new Islanders coach Barry Trotz to bring longtime assistant Lane Lambert with him, bringing it all back home. When the Islanders told Lambert, Pat Bingham

Gudlevskis to Riga

Dinamo Riga announced today that it signed Kristers Gudlevskis. Gudlevskis will be an NHL unrestricted free agent in nine days. Says the release via Google Translate, “last season, Sound Tigers led 37

ROTY: Wednesday notes

The Islanders prospect at center was probably going to need a little seasoning, would start at Bridgeport and proceed from there. Then Mathew Barzal played pretty well in camp, and there went that

Golfin’ Time: Tuesday notes

Had a graduation party Saturday so missed Phil Mickelson breaking golf. David Leggio had a line. Sure, the draft’s coming, and Mike Hoffman got traded at least twice today, but it’s also time for the