Monthly Archive for November, 2018

: November, 2018

Skating forward: Friday notes

Devon Toews practiced with the Sound Tigers today. Took part in the power-play practice. They’ll make a decision on him tomorrow for tomorrow night. Lines and pairs were somewhat mixed up, though Dal

Run, Pass, Option: Thursday notes

An interestingly attended optional today: four of Bridgeport’s six veterans were four of the 11 skaters (plus both goalies) on the ice. Skills day. Guys who needed the day off the ice, said Brent

Anyone who steps up: Springfield postgame

Two minds afterward about this one, and even the one mind kind of came around to where the other was. “I’m disappointed we didn’t generate more offense,” Brent Thompson said, “more secondary chances,

No Toews: Springfield pregame

Devon Toews sits out tonight with the dings he took in Sunday’s game; upper body, we’re told, and it’s supposedly day-to-day. That makes this, to somewhat profanely borrow a phrase, the first game he

Maintaining, Week (what is it): Tuesday notes

Missing today at Harbor Yard, as he was for most of the last few minutes Sunday, was Devon Toews. Maintenance, Brent Thompson said. That left seven defensmen, and they were skating pretty hard, so

Call the whole thing off: Springfield postgame

You’ve got to go back four and a half years to find a Bridgeport game with more combined power plays than this one. Heck, given a few more minutes, these teams might’ve combined for 20. Over half the

Strange assorted streaks: Springfield pregame

In addition to the nine-game unbeaten-in-regulation streak that ended last night, the Wolf Pack’s win ended Bridgeport’s year-old 5-0-2-2 streak against Hartford and a 5-0-2-0 streak at Hartford that

Pretty simple: Hartford (2) postgame

“Discipline was the factor in this hockey game,” Brent Thompson said. “”Nothing less.” Well that was easy. See you tomorrow. ………….. Oops, wait: Thompson continued, after five second-period

Transactions: Hartford (2) pregame

It was the Wolf Pack whose roster changed a half-dozen or so times between the teams’ last two meetings. This time it’s the Sound Tigers’ changing in three places. Michael Dal Colle and Ryan Hitchcock

Gibson swings: Hartford (1) postgame

His past four games, Christopher Gibson has a .922 save percentage. He’s gone from a 4.34 goals-against to 3.51, and from an .854 save percentage to .880. He made a season-high 32 saves in this one.