Previewing Milwaukee; other notes

It’s been a busy day to say the least. In case you missed it earlier today, Josh Archibald was returned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on a conditioning stint. Freddie Tiffels was returned to Wheeling as well. Probably most significant was the signing of goaltender...

Penguins 4, Phantoms 2: Quick notes and thoughts

It was the same script Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Penguins came out sluggish, fell behind, but dominated later in the game to finish off a 4-2 victory over Lehigh Valley and up its record to 12-2-0-1. There were a few standouts tonight. I thought...

Penguins 4, Providence 3 (OT): Postgame thoughts

I’m not sure what to make of all these come-from-behind wins for the Penguins. Obviously, it’s a great sign that they are capable of coming through in any situation. However, there comes a point where falling behind early and rallying back on a regular...

What to watch: Nov. 11 vs. Providence

At the beginning of the season, this was looking like a marquee matchup. However, Providence has had to overcome some early injury struggles and call-ups and finds itself in fourth place entering tonight’s game. Here’s a great example of that, Jordan...

Toronto thoughts and my own redemption

A quick anecdote, if you’ll allow, before we get to the game. During my freshman year at Syracuse, I tried out to be a sports talk host for the student radio station. I would go into the booth once a week at 5 a.m. to write and record a practice sports report,...