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WATCH: Capitals Tom Wilson destroys Isles Mike Halmo

As the season winds down in the NHL, the one thing that fans in Washington D.C. have learned is that Tom Wilson will fight anyone at anytime. Last night against the Islanders was no different. After laying down a heavy hit, Islanders Mike Halmo took exception and came to his teammates defense. Tom Wilson isn’t a small guy, Halmo however skated into a huge mismatch. One can only...
Via DC Sports-Kings
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Islanders are going to be pretty young at forward tonight

The New York Islanders have called up 21-year-old Swedish rookie Johan Sundstrom from AHL Bridgeport, and he’ll take Michael Grabner‘s spot in the lineup tonight in San Jose. With the move, Sunstrom — who’s making his NHL debut — will be the eighth rookie to play for the Islanders this season. He’ll also give the team a decidedly fresh-faced look up front, joining the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Petriw: Nielsen set to return

Frans Nielsen has been removed from the Injured Reserve list and will be in the lineup today as the Islanders square off against the Florida Panthers at the Coliseum. To make room for Nielsen on the roster the Islanders have returned Mike Halmo to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL. Before we all freak out this was the simplest roster move to make. Halmo will return once...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Petriw: Isles Leafs 7P Tonight

The Islanders return to the ice for the first time tonight as they battle the Toronto Maple Leafs in Long Island. Due to the mounting injuries of Nielsen, Tavares and Martin this lineup will look drastically different. Mike Halmo will be making his NHL debut tonight on the fourth line. Halmo will bring some much needed sandpaper to the lineup. He reminds me of cross between...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
EVERYBODY'S DOING IT

AHL brawl leads to 244 penalty mins in a game

I really need to start tuning into more AHL games, as it seems there is a very consistent high entertainment value.  The latest newsworthy item to come out of the AHL was during a game between the Springfield Falcons and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.  The two teams held nothing back as they faced off and emotions and fists were leading the charge.  The two teams engaged in an...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4, Connecticut Whale 3

Bridgeport, CT, November 11, 2012 – Mike Halmo’s breakaway goal with 4:54 left in the third period gave the Bridgeport Sound Tigers a 4-3 win over the Connecticut Whale Sunday at the Webster Bank Arena. Halmo got behind the Whale defense and took a long pass from Jon Landry, before putting shot off the goalpost, then off Connecticut goaltender Cam Talbot’s back and in....
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Dee Karl: BST Sold Out Game Day 2 vs W.Bar/Scran

Kevin Poulin is back in net today as the Sound Tigers play at 3 pm against the W-B. Scranton Penguins. Poulin will be staring down the ice at Jeff Zatkoff. Okay... and Mike Halmo will take the place of David Ullstrom who is nursing a lower body injury. No news as to how long that will be. Blog Boxer Gary Harding has made the trip and is in Bridgeport this afternoon. You can...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Sound Tigers Clinch Playoffs; Allan Walsh Calls Out Beat Writer

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers clinched a spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs with their afternoon win over the Springfield Falcons. David Ullstrom scored the game-winning goal with 4:45 left to play in the game. Long Island native Tony Romano and John Persson also scored for the Sound Tigers in the win. Kevin Poulin made 33 saves and Bridgeport’s record improved to 38-24-3-6. Mike Halmo...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dazed and Confused

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5iFisfKAcg&feature=player_embedded" title=""I'm confused."">“I’m confused.”  That was the reaction of Owen Sound Attack head coach Greg Ireland after gritty forward Mike Halmo was suspended ten games for a massive open-ice hit on Russian sniper Nail Yakupov, the projected number one pick...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Sudden Life

Oh what a day to be a hockey fan whether you root for the New York Islanders or the New York Rangers as there was plenty of entertaining hockey for you. You knew the day was going to be entertaining when the first game of the day went to double overtime. You knew today was going to a good one when you saw the key prospects for both the Islanders and Rangers helping to lead their...
Via The Prospect Park
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Halmo Suspended 10 Games for Hit on Yakupov on

The Ontario Hockey League handed down a 10 game suspension to Islanders’ prospect Mike Halmo for his hit to the head of Nial Yakupov on March 10. Halmo will miss the Owen Sound’s final two games of the regular season and eight of the team’s playoff games. The Sound forward had just signed an entry-level deal with the Islanders just hours before the incident occurred.
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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