Monthly Archive for July, 2018

: July, 2018

What kind of week: Let’s go with Monday notes

It has been… let’s just go with a weird week. Anyway. A few collected notes. Most notably around here, the Islanders have brought in Mitch Korn as their director of goaltending. You can never have

Rain, rain, for crying out loud: Wednesday notes

A few things accumulated while yelling at my car and hitting F5 on various youth sports’ tournament schedules: The Islanders hired a new NHL goalie coach: Piero Greco, who was the Toronto Marlies’

Brock’s official: Monday notes

Brock Nelson and the Islanders avoided arbitration, settling on a one-year contract today. Light exodus from Binghamton today. Bracken Kearns heads to Austria after a year in the Devils organization.

Notes two days later: Thursday notes

Usually at this point in the summer I know what day it is again, but we’ve settled back into an off-day, features-day, game-day routine, so, compiled over a couple of days: The Islanders named former

Family business: Tuesday notes

The Islanders’ restricted free agent business is all but done: They announced a two-year contract for Ryan Pulock on Tuesday morning. All that’s left is Brock Nelson, with whom they’ll either go to

Toews-Burroughs re-sign / Joel Martin retires

The Islanders announced two-year contracts for what had been the top defense pair for the Sound Tigers the past two years. Devon Toews gets a two-year, one-way contract. It’s a two-way deal for Kyle

RIP, Ray Emery

Former professional goalie Ray Emery has died in his native Hamilton at age 35. Emery burst into the AHL along with the Binghamton Senators in 2002, playing 154 games for the B-Sens over the next

Brown reunion: Thursday notes

Aside from Bridgeport’s signings, Harry Zolnierczyk and Bobby Farnham are reunited in Springfield. The carousel turned hard: Colorado’s first AHL coach is former Sound Tigers coach Greg Cronin. Iowa

Six familiar AHL deals

The Sound Tigers announced this morning that they’ve re-signed five players and added Worcester’s star rookie goalie from last year on an AHL deal. Re-signed are Josh Holmstrom (getting married in a

RestWatch/Alumni Watch: Late Wednesday notes

Take or leave John Tavares’ Players Tribune piece on leaving the Islanders as you wish, but if you do nothing else, read the Kimber story. RestWatch ™, to supplement the earlier notes on the