Monthly Archive for June, 2019

: June, 2019

Four adds and a heck of a move: Friday notes

Figured I’d hang back from blogging about the Islanders’ kiddie camp roster, in part because I wondered if I might get down there, in part because it has been a crazy high school football week. But it

Yes, New Jerseys for All: Saturday notes

While we were in computer heck and at a golf tournament, the Devils made the biggest splash of Day 2 of the draft: At 96, they selected Tyce Thompson, Brent’s younger son, correcting what appears to

Draft day/qualifications: Friday notes

Belated note from last night: Lou Lamoriello told the media assembled in Vancouver that the Islanders sent qualifying offers to three of their restricted free agents, including Michael Dal Colle and

NYI-NYR return

Sept. 28 at Webster Bank Arena. Tickets on sale next week; presale Monday, general sale Wednesday, groups and season-ticketholders can jump in earlier. Full pricing not yet available but they’ll start

Local ties: Monday notes (updated Tuesday)

Dallas Eakins gets himself promoted to Anaheim, a job for which Lane Lambert had been considered a candidate. So a former Beast of New Haven gets the nod over a former Sound Tigers assistant. It all

Former Sound Tigers: St. Louis wins the Cup

No former Sound Tigers getting their names on the Stanley Cup this year. The Blues beat the Bruins in Game 7 in Boston, winning their first championship in Year 52. Jaroslav Halak, backup Boston

Checked up: Charlotte wins Calder Cup

They were the AHL’s best team all year, and now the Charlotte Checkers have the trophy to prove it. Tonight’s 5-3* win in Rosemont finished off the Calder Cup Final in five games, bringing Charlotte

Yes, b’ys: Newfoundland wins the Kelly Cup

Congrats to Eamon McAdam, Scott Pellerin, ex-Quinnipiac goalie Michael Garteig and the Newfoundland Growlers, Kelly Cup champions in their first season in the ECHL. They finished it off in six

Fritz back, Durandeau arrives: Friday/Saturday notes

One had a deadline, one not so much, but their signings arrived together: The Islanders announced Friday that Tanner Fritz and Arnaud Durandeau are both signed, Fritz to a two-year deal, Durandeau to