Monthly Archive for July, 2019

: July, 2019

Nice of them to wait: Tuesday notes Wednesday

Been off for much of the past two weeks, not that you’d have noticed much around here, as things have been relatively quiet. First move in or out in two weeks was Mitch Gillam’s departure to Wichita

Conservation of Holmstroms: Monday notes

The Islanders announced they’ve signed Simon Holmstrom, their first-rounder, to his ELC. We’ll see where he winds up, but that can officially be here now. Meanwhile, San Diego has its coach, and he’s

Seven up: Bernier, Stevens among seven signings

Steve Bernier and John Stevens return on AHL contracts, the Sound Tigers announce, as well as Ryan MacKinnon and Mike Cornell. They’ve also added forwards Nic Pierog, Nick Schilkey and Kyle MacLean on

RIP, Jim Bouton

Funny, one of those endless Twitter memes today asked for something your parents took away from you and wouldn’t let you see/hear/read. I was 12 or 13ish, and we’d just rented “Slap Shot” at Video Box

RestWatch: Thinking too hard on the schedule

No officials yet. Typical. A few thoughts and factoids in drips on the schedule (that didn’t make the story (link updated)): –There are no AHL games scheduled on the final Sunday, April 12, which is

Schedule/moves: Wednesday notes

Let’s lead with a goalie bit: Brennan Klak broke it late last night, and the assorted other contract clearinghouses confirmed in the morning, that the Islanders have picked up goalie Jared Coreau on a

Schedule tomorrow: Tuesday notes

@fornabaioctp— Jason Chaimovitch (@JChaimo) July 9, 2019 (I love that this gag lives on) The schedule comes tomorrow, but as has become a newish tradition, the home

Day 2 running: CapFriendly: Bardreau signs

The first salvo for Bridgeport, perhaps, finally: CapFriendly reports a two-year contract from the Islanders for Cole Bardreau. Turning 26 later this month, he was a Group 6 free agent. We saw

Lee returns: Monday notes

On a day when we got an offer sheet… not much happened in Bridgeport. Closest thing was probably Tom Kuhnhackl’s official re-signing. Meanwhile, almost everybody else was AHL-active on Day 1 of the

BST Free Agent Scorecard ’19

The usual color code: Black=unsigned. Blue=re-signed with NYI/BST. Red=signed elsewhere in North America. Green=signed in Europe. Italics means it’s unannounced, but either we’re reporting it or some