Monthly Archive for April, 2019

: April, 2019

The lost Aaron Ness story

I promised you a few things Saturday night, and I still owe you a bunch of them. The official wrap story will be in Wednesday’s paper and surely online sooner, and a handful of wrap stuff will follow

The Brian Pinho Game: Hershey Game 5 postgame

The last time a playoff series ended here, it ended in overtime. The Konstantin Koltsov Game. Neutral-zone turnover, quick transition, overtime winner. Here, neutral-zone turnover, two guys go for a

Aaron Ness returns, again: Hershey Game 5 pregame

Nothing really new for Bridgeport; same lineup for the deciding game as in Game 4. Something very new for Hershey: Aaron Ness returns, eight days after being taken off this ice on a stretcher.

Hershey Game 4 (Bridgeport 3, Hershey 2 (OT))

The “Sports is a Series of Shared Experiences” Version: The Sound Tigers have never won on the road when facing elimination, from Game 5 at Chicago to Game 3 at Toronto, six tries. They have come from

Hershey Game 3 (Hershey 2, Bridgeport 1)

Game 1: Bridgeport 3, Hershey 2 (2OT) Game 2: Hershey 2, Bridgeport 0 Game 3: Hershey 2, Bridgeport 1 (R: Ross, Tufts / L: Waleski, George) (Hershey leads series 2-1) Game 4: Thursday at Hershey, 7

More or less: Monday notes

Nothing outlandishly different at Sound Tigers practice this morning. The lines were a bit mixed up from how they’d been the first couple of games of the series, but not unrecognizably, and there’s at

Out-somethinged: Hershey Game 2 postgame

Three people gave three subtly different answers on what was different tonight from last night. Out-detailed. Outworked. Working smarter, not harder. It was a lot of little things “I think we can

St. Denis suspended: Hershey Game 2 pregame

Travis St. Denis gets a one-game suspension for sending Aaron Ness to the hospital. If you play by the old “one playoff game=two regular-season games” standby for suspensions, it’s roughly in line

Hey, Bellows: Hershey Game 1 postgame

Even early on Friday, there was something going on in Kieffer Bellows’ game. He just kept going. He wound up scoring twice, including the goal that ended the second-longest game in 18 seasons of Sound

Happy playoffs: Hershey Game 1 pregame

The NHL has its effect quickly, with Devante Smith-Pelly called up from Hershey to replace the injured T.J. Oshie. Meanwhile, the Islanders won’t need to make a move at the moment, but Johnny Boychuk