Nothing enjoyable about yesterday afternoon's Fan Appreciation Day stinker, but media had to cover it anyway. Recaps with quotes from Jack Capuano, John Tavares ("it seems a little weird out there"), and Micheal Haley at:
Here's the Charles Wang end-of-season interview from yesterday's broadcast.
In better news, the Sound Tigers beat Manchester 3-2 in OT to make it five wins in a row and a perfect 3-for-3 weekend. While Al Montoya's NHL save percentage this season has suddenly dropped to .899, Michael Fornabaio describes how Kevin Poulin has stood on his head amid a heavy workload in Bridgeport. Also detailed in that post: Bridgeport playoff scenarios. Trent Hunter scored for Manchester, but Poulin denied Hunter for a critical third-period save.
Pennsylvania War of Tools
And the big news of the NHL yesterday was the intra-Pennsylvania circus that devolved into line brawls and coaches behaving badly, getting tossed. Video of the main sequence here, with more at Puck Daddy here and the AP here -- and really the best outcome of it all, these excellent Hulk-imitating gifs here.
Similarly ridiculous: Milan Lucic's girlfriend sound smart.