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BRENDAN BELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bell Stepping up with Big Plays for Whale

By Bruce Berlet After Tim Erixon had another strong game for the Connecticut Whale last week, including a personal North American pro best of three assists, veteran defenseman Brendan Bell offered kudos about how the Swedish rookie blueliner handled his reassignment from the parent New York Rangers. “With young players, you’re here to learn, and it takes some time because ...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Brendan Bell Wins It Again In OT For CT

Connecticut Whale 3, Portland Pirates 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, November 23, 2011 - Brendan Bell’s second overtime goal in less than a week led the Connecticut Whale to a 3-2 victory over the Portland Pirates Wednesday night in Hartford. Whale defenseman Tim Erixon assisted on all three of the team’s goals in the game, helping Connecticut to their third straight victory...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Whale Players Sport Facial Hair for "Movember"

By Bruce Berlet Brendan Bell’s wife might not be enamored with his latest bit of facial hair, but he’s the early leader for best moustache on the Connecticut Whale during the always worthwhile Movember cause. During Movember – the month formerly known as November – people worldwide sprout moustaches to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues, particularly prostate...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Whale Top Rival Providence In Shootout

Connecticut Whale 3, Providence Bruins 2 (SO) By Brian Ring Providence, RI, November 20, 2011 - The Connecticut Whale recovered from a 2-0 third-period deficit to defeat the Providence Bruins 3-2 in a shootout Sunday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Carl Hagelin netted the shootout winner for the Whale, who won their second straight on the weekend after defeating the Bridgeport Sound...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Bell Wins It In OT, Whale Continue To Roll

Connecticut Whale 3, Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, November 18, 2011 - Defenseman Brendan Bell’s breakaway goal with 6.8 seconds left in overtime gave the Connecticut Whale a 3-2 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Friday night at the XL Center. The win pushed the Whale (8-4-1-2) into first place in the Northeast Division with 19 points. David Ullstrom...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 3, Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2 (OT)

By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, November 18, 2011 - Defenseman Brendan Bell’s breakaway goal with 6.8 seconds left in overtime gave the Connecticut Whale a 3-2 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Friday night at the XL Center. The win pushed the Whale (8-4-1-2) into first place in the Northeast Division with 19 points. David Ullstrom had two goals for the Sound Tigers, while Bridgeport...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Sauer Expects to Play Tomorrow, New Lines, MSG Ready to Rock

As expected with Brendan Bell being assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL yesterday, defenseman Michael Sauer (shoulder) fully anticipates to play in tomorrow's home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs, per the Daily News. Sauer has not been in the lineup since October 8 when the team went up against the Anaheim Ducks over in Europe.  With Marc Staal out and the...
Via The Rangers Tribune
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Press Release: Rangers Assign Brendan Bell To AHL

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Brendan Bell has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Bell, 28, registered two shots on goal in 11:26 of ice time while making his Rangers debut on Saturday at Edmonton.  He returns to Connecticut where he [...]
Via Ranger Nation
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Brendan Bell Returned To CT

The Rangers have sent defenseman Brendan Bell back to the CT Whale after a brief call up for the Western Canada run. Bell played in one game, and made one egregious mistake where he pinched too early, which led to an Edmonton goal. In his one game, he finished with no points and a -1 rating, coming from that error in judgement. The move, although unsurprising, might signal that Mike...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Rangers Assign Bell to CT Whale; Sauer Ready To Return?

According to the AHL transactions page the New York Rangers have assigned Brendan Bell to the Connecticut Whale (AHL).  The move to demote Bell back to the AHL should mean that Michael Sauer is ready to return to the lineup on Thursday.  Adding Sauer back into the lineup should take a little of the burden off of Girardi and McDonagh to eat so much ice time because it will give...
Via Bleeding All Blue
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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