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SPOTLIGHT: HOLDING LEADS

Bruce Berlet 7BY: Bruce Berlet

It’s a classic case of the glass being half full or half empty.

The Connecticut Whale has led in all 14 games they have played this season, including by two goals in five outings, but they’ve lost half of them while compiling a 7-4-1-2 record. That’s still good for a tie for second in the Northeast Division, one point behind the surging Albany Devils, despite playing 10 games on the road.

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THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME

Connecticut-Whale_thumb      VERSUS      St. Johns IceCaps

BY: Mitch Beck

Blowing leads become a major problem to this point in the early part of the season for Connecticut Whale head coach Ken Gernander’s bunch. Sunday afternoon at the Mile One Centre in Newfoundland, the Whale wasted two-goal leads twice before dropping the game in regulation, this time a 4-3 decision to the St. John’s IceCaps; capping a weekend of back-to-back losses  to the AHL’s best.

The season is fourteen games old and of the team’s total of seven losses, (7-4-1-2) they have blown leads in six of those contests including a number of two-goal leads and a three goal lead too.

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