Stefan Noesen's first NHL goal for the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night was the culmination of a battle back from two demoralizing injuries.
Syracuse goalie Adam Wilcox stands just 6-foot tall, a build that leaves him several inches short of many of the other netminders in the AHL and NHL. But for much of this season, his play and results have been looming very large.
There's no question in Kevin Dean's mind who has been the most pleasant surprise for the Providence Bruins through the first quarter of the season.
Assistant Eric Boguniecki has been behind the bench for more Bridgeport Sound Tigers regular-season games than any other coach.