Isles assign Kabanov to Swedish League

Kirill Kabanov is on his way to Sweden. Kabanov, the Islanders’ third-round pick (65th overall) at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, has been assigned to MoDo of the Swedish Hockey League, the Isles announced on Friday. The move marks another big shift for Kabanov, a talented prospect that’s had a colorful past — to say the least (see here and here and here). The 21-year-old skill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

No Meaning

Rick DiPietro's first AHL game after clearing waivers was a disaster, to say the least.  The former Boston University standout suited up for Bridgeport tonight, giving up five goals on 12 shots in the first period against Connecticut.  The fifth and final goal was by far the worst of them all.  Mike Fornabaio explains: And yup, he goes out, plays the puck, “miscommunication...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 6, Connecticut Whale 4

By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, October 12, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 6-4, Friday night at the XL Center in their 2012-13 season opener. The Sound Tigers scored five times in the second period and once in the third to defeat the Whale in their first meeting since the first-round of the 2011-12 Calder Cup Playoffs, which the Whale swept...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Training Camp Notebook

By Christian Arnold (@CA_NYHockey) SYOSSET, NY—The Bridgeport Sound Tigers had their first official practice Saturday at Islanders Ice Works. It was an uneventful day as players got readjusted to being back on the ice and new Sound Tigers coach Scott Pellerin got his first taste of being an AHL head coach. The practice was open to the public and upwards of 50 people showed up...
Via The Hockey Guys
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Memorial Cup Finals

The Memorial Cup concluded yesterday.  I wrote about the round robin results here.  Here are the results: Shawinigan 6 Edmonton 1 - Tie Breaker   This game wasn’t close.  It was unlike the round robin game between these teams that Edmonton won 4-3.  Shawinigan took a 6-0 lead and Edmonton scored a late game to prevent a Gabriel Girard (undrafted).  Morgan Ellis (Montreal...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kabanov Has Big Night in Memorial Cup

Kirill Kabanov had a big night for the Shawinigan Cataractes, contributing a goal and an assist in his teams 6-1 routing of the Edmonton Oil Kings. The Isles prospect contributed his third assist of the tournament on Shawinigan’s first goal of the night feeding Brandon Gormley, who put It into the net. Kabanov scored the Cataractes’ fourth goal of the night 2:56 into the second...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders prospects three stars of the week

3rd Star - Kirill Kabanov Kabanov continued his steady production with a four points last week. The Russian winger dished out three assists in Shawinigan’s 8-2 win over Cape Breton on Thursday. Kabanov contributed a goal in Saturday&r...
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Team Russia: A Look Ahead to 2014

 The 2014 Winter Olympics are just over two years away, and with the games being held in Sochi, Russia, there are high hopes for the host nation to improve upon their showing in 2010. This is part one in a series that will preview the contending nations for the next gold medal. The hosts are first up. Russia is the most enigmatic hockey team on the international scene. They have...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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