Quick-hit here, as this job keeps getting weirder.
–That Bridgeport would call up Mike Cornell was no surprise, down to six defensemen with Sebastian Aho’s absence (Aho’s “improved, better today, obviously day to day,” Thompson said), getting on the bus for Utica. That it would also call up Mitch Gillam? A surprise. Christopher Gibson was absent today. Thompson didn’t disclose what’s ailing him, but it sounded like it wasn’t a big thing.
–Jeff Kubiak is “improving. Positive steps,” Thompson said. Mike Sislo remains out; Thompson called him week-to-week.