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ATF: The rare night where the Swedes are held scoreless

 Last night, the rarest of the rare this season occurred. For the first time since I started with the ATF posts here, the Swedish combination of Oscar Lindberg (acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes for Ethan Werek) and Jesper Fast (6th, 2010) were held off the scoreboard on the same night. That’s not to say that there weren’t days where they were both held scoreless, it’s just...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL/ECHL Monday mentions, Feb 4

AHL: The performance of the Worcester Sharks recently inspired one of their close observers to tweet this: @210Darryl: I think it's time for some changes for the #WorSharks...this team has way too much talent to be playing this poorly. The Worcester Sharks only played two games last week, due in part to the AHL All Star break.   The first game was Friday in Portland,...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Whale blow 3-0 lead in loss to Portland

Portland Pirates 4, Connecticut Whale 3 Portland, ME, December 31, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale let a 3-0 second-period lead slip away Monday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center, finishing 2012 with a 4-3 loss to the Portland Pirates. Jordan Szwarz and Ethan Werek scored third-period goals for Portland, after Mathieu Brodeur and Chris Summers tallied in the final 1:20 of...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland Pirates 4, Connecticut Whale 3

Portland, ME, December 31, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale let a 3-0 second-period lead slip away Monday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center, finishing 2012 with a 4-3 loss to the Portland Pirates. Jordan Szwarz and Ethan Werek scored third-period goals for Portland, after Mathieu Brodeur and Chris Summers tallied in the final 1:20 of the second period to cut the Pirates’...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers European Prospects Continue to Impress

Great night for #NYR young Swedes. Oscar Lindberg 1-2-3 (all PP) in 4-2 SAIK win over Rögle, & Jesper Fasth 2-1-3 in HV71 loss to Linköping. — Alex Nunn (@aj_ranger) December 28, 2012 Lindberg, who the Rangers obtained in a trade for Ethan Werek, has 12g, 19a in 34 games this season, while Fasth (2010 - 6th round) has 10g, 8a in 26. Nunn adds that he firmly believes...
Via NY Rangers Blog
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Connecticut falls to Portland

Brandon Segal scored the lone goal for the Whale in last night’s 2-1 loss to the Portland Pirates (Phoenix’s AHL affiliate). Mike Vernace and Matt Gilroy added assists on Segal’s goal. The Whale wasted a stellar 31 save performance by Cam Talbot. Two former Ranger farmhands played a direct role in Portland’s victory, with Ethan Werek notching an assist and Chad Johnson making...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Oscar Lindberg having a breakout year

Not known for scoring, Oscar Lindberg is having a breakout season in Sweden.Image Source: Rick Stewart/Getty Images North AmericaWhen the Rangers traded Ethan Werek for little known second round pick Oscar Lindberg, we knew the Rangers were trading some raw offensive talent for a more polished defensive talent who can win face offs. The trade itself was tough to analyze, but it looks...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers agree to terms with Oscar Lindberg

The signing parade continues. This time around, Oscar Lindberg has agreed to terms with the Rangers on an entry level contract. Lindberg was acquired by the Rangers in May of last year in exchange for prospect Ethan Werek. Lindberg was originally a 2nd round pick in 2009 by the Coyotes, and was acquired for his ability to add speed and face off prowess to the bottom six forwards...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

JAM leads Connecticut past Portland

Connecticut Whale 5, Portland Pirates 4 (SO) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, March 18, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale defeated the Portland Pirates, 5-4 in a shootout, Sunday afternoon at the XL Center in a wild affair. Connecticut twice rallied from behind to defeat the Pirates, with Tommy Grant picking up a pro career-high four points for the Whale (2-2-4). Jonathan Audy-Marchessault...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 5, Portland Pirates 4 (SO)

By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, March 18, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale defeated the Portland Pirates, 5-4 in a shootout, Sunday afternoon at the XL Center in a wild affair. Connecticut twice rallied from behind to defeat the Pirates, with Tommy Grant picking up a pro career-high four points for the Whale (2-2-4). Jonathan Audy-Marchessault also scored twice for the Whale, while Ethan...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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