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Author: Michael Fornabaio

Thinking of Frank: Friday notes

Our good friend Frank Camera is ailing. We’re thinking of him. Please share a prayer for a dear friend from my hockey life. Frank Camera is very sick and has been part of CT hockey for over 60 years

Frenzy: Monday/Tuesday/whateverday notes

This Weird Year rolls on. (Oh, yeah, hey, long time, no talk. I know, mostly my fault. But you could click some stories or something, too. #pageviews) We have reached the point in the calendar where

Early news: Thursday (5/28) notes

Was kind of hoping to avoid a blog post until tomorrow, when the AHL should announce its MVP and wrap up the 2019-20 awards season. Ah well: The Big Club got busy, took care of a bunch of draft-pick

Wrapping without wrapping: Wednesday (5/20) notes

This thing still work? Heck, it better: We’re straying from the living room once in a while again. Also I know the rest of the world has no idea what day it is, but I have so much easier a time of it

The inevitable: 2019-20 season over

The AHL made the announcement this morning. Sound Tigers refund/credit info here.

One Weird Year: Fake Team Awards XV

This unprecedentedly strange season, which began with a slew of injuries and ended suddenly with a pandemic, produced a weird year in our little ballot. Six votes. Not a lot. Not enough to decide one

Two-D: Thursday notes

Darryl Hunt came through and got us down to two, Washington/Hershey and the Islanders/Sound Tigers, who hadn’t announced a transaction since the pause. Well you’re up, Bears. The Sound Tigers

Call For Votes, why not: Fake Team Awards XV

There’s no sign this thing’s coming around anytime soon. I’m writing about town budgets. So what the heck. One more time: It’s time yet again (fifteen years!) to vote for our Fake Team Awards. (Tell

New (future) guy: Tuesday notes

If work ever slowed down, a project I wanted to do was to figure out if the Islanders were the only team that hadn’t announced a transaction during the Pause. Technically they still haven’t, but:

It’s everywhere: April 22 notes

(Did I say I was gonna check in once in a while? Well, it’s been a while. And I barely know who I am anymore.) In German: Yannick Rathgeb and Federica Boschung had COVID-19 back home in Switzerland,