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By Ross Doyle and Ross Doyle,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 16, 1996
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia - The real bandit was in the Cape Breton goal.That's what the Baltimore Bandits found out at Centre 200 last night, when goaltender Fred Brathwaite of the Cape Breton Oilers turned aside 36 of the 39 shots and helped his team steal a 4-3 American Hockey League victory.Brathwaite, newly returned from the parent Edmonton Oilers, stopped Baltimore captain Dwayne Norris on a breakaway early in the third period and then stripped Norris of the puck while he was leading a four-on-one break into the Oilers' zone later in the session.
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By Alec MacGillis and Alec MacGillis,Sun Staff | March 2, 2003
In Nova Scotia, even the best-oriented travelers will encounter moments where they completely lose their bearings. After all, where else on the Eastern Seaboard does one find oneself marching along a coastline overlooking what appears to be the ocean -- and facing west? In some cases, the sense of dislocation is more than just geographic. The visitor to Nova Scotia happens upon places of such isolated splendor that it is difficult to believe that one is still tethered to the land mass of North America, a mere 90-minute flight from Boston, and has not, in fact, passed over into some Nordic fantasy land.
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By Phil Jackman and Phil Jackman,SUN STAFF | November 30, 1995
With two-thirds of their top line in absentia, a center and a quality defenseman also missing, the Bandits' outlook was anything but promising last night.Maybe that's why they play these games on ice and not on paper.Given a charge by the arrival of Steve Potvin and Scott McKay, called up from Raleigh of the East Coast Hockey League, the Bandits jumped all over Cape Breton early and rode the momentum to a 5-2 victory.Potvin got Baltimore's second goal late in the second period on a classy turnaround back-hander from about 20 feet out and was jabbing at the Oilers all night as they attempted to mount an attack in their own end.McKay also proved a nonstop hustler while playing on a line with J. F. Jomphe and Maxim Bets.
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By Alec MacGillis and Alec MacGillis,SUN STAFF | July 2, 2002
BADDECK, NOVA SCOTIA - The news swept into this secluded lakeside town without warning, like the winds that whistle across Cape Breton from the North Atlantic: "Mr. Bell" was under attack from America. Which meant that tiny Baddeck, proud to have been the longtime summer home of Alexander Graham Bell, was under attack as well. In June, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution crediting a little-known Italian immigrant, Antonio Meucci, as the rightful inventor of the telephone. Meucci, the resolution stated, conceived one of the world's greatest inventions years before Bell received his patent for the telephone in 1876.
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By Special to The Sun | November 14, 1990
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia -- Shaun Van Allen's goal with 2 minutes, 26 seconds left in the game lifted the Cape Breton Oilers over the Baltimore Skipjacks, 3-2, in American Hockey League action last night.Van Allen's goal came on a rebound after the Skipjacks defense was unable to clear the puck out of its zone. Oilers defenseman Norm Maciver kept the puck in Baltimore territory, feeding Dan Currie for a shot that Skipjacks goalie Olaf Kolzig saved, but could not hold. Van Allen got control of the puck in front of the goal and slipped it past Kolzig.
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March 15, 1996
Opponent: Cape Breton OilersSite: Centre 200, Sydney, Nova ScotiaTime: 7: 35Radio: WITH (1230 AM), WAMD (970 AM)Outlook: In their only previous meeting, on Nov. 29, the Bandits whipped the Oilers, 5-2, at the Baltimore Arena. It was in the midst of a stretch that saw Baltimore go 6-2-0. Similar to Baltimore and its situation in the Western Conference, Cape Breton, last in the Atlantic Division, is in a struggle for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.Pub Date: 3/15/96@
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By James H. Jackson | March 17, 1991
The Baltimore Skipjacks' largest crowd of the season -- 9,29 -- went home disappointed last night, as the Cape Breton Oilers outlasted Baltimore, 8-6, in an American Hockey League game at the Baltimore Arena.The loss ended Baltimore's five-game unbeaten streak. The Skipjacks, however, remained in third place in the AHL's Southern Division.The crowd, the third-largest in Skipjacks history, witnessed an offensive shootout. Greg Hawgood scored two goals for the Oilers, and Tyler Larter scored twice for Baltimore.
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By James H. Jackson | November 30, 1991
A four-goal surge in the second period last night propelled the Baltimore Skipjacks to a 6-3 victory over the Cape Breton Oilers at the Baltimore Arena.The victory before the largest home crowd of the season, 7,965, was Baltimore's fourth in the past five Baltimore Arena games and enabled the Skipjacks to hold onto a share of first place with the Utica Devils in the AHL's Southern Division.Simon Wheeldon scored two goals and Richie Walcott, John Purves, Brent Hughes and Reggie Savage scored one for the Skipjacks.
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By Nestor Aparicio | March 15, 1991
VS. CAPE BRETON WHEN: Tomorrow (7:30) and Sunday (7 p.m.). WHERE: Baltimore Arena. RADIO: WLIF-AM 1300. OUTLOOK: The Skipjacks (36-29-6), who are undefeated in their last five, continue to do what it takes to get points, stealing one last night with a 5-5 tie in Springfield. Robbie Laird said the team won't see ice again until tomorrow night. Jim Hrivnak, who has played in all five games of the streak, showed signs of fatigue last night as did the entire defensive unit.
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By Doug Brown and Doug Brown,Staff Writer | November 29, 1992
It's a good thing for the Skipjacks that they don't play the Cape Breton Oilers very often.After being pounded by Cape Breton, 8-2, last night before 4,163 the Baltimore Arena, the Skipjacks won't be subjected to the ** Oilers again until March 28. The teams play only twice this season. They split two games last season."That was by far our worst effort of the year," Skipjacks coach Barry Trotz said. "Bad defense, bad everything. I can't think of a single area that was good."The Skipjacks are being hit this weekend by an American Hockey League one-two punch.
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By Brigid Schulte and Tom Bowman and Brigid Schulte and Tom Bowman,special to the sun | March 7, 1999
Sometimes the planets just align. We had been wanting an out-of-the-way trip. A wedding invitation came from a dear friend asking us to come to the small town of Baddeck on Cape Breton Island, about four hours' drive north of the already northerly Halifax, Nova Scotia. We mentioned the town to good friends in Washington; they were going up the same week and asked us to stay with them in a cottage just off the tranquil Bras d'Or lake. And old friends from Boston called to say they'd be camping nearby, not far from Ingonish on the Cabot Trail, the same week.
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By J.D. Considine and J.D. Considine,SUN POP MUSIC CRITIC | July 4, 1996
Ashley MacIsaac is probably the least traditional traditional fiddler you'll ever hear.Cue up "Beaton's Delight," the first track from MacIsaac's album "Hi, How Are You Today," and what you'll hear if you focus on the fiddle playing is a feisty strathspey, a Celtic dance tune like hundreds that were played in Scotland 200 years ago. A genuinely folkloric performance, in other words. Focus on the rest of the track, though, and behind that fiddle part you'll hear rock-oriented bass and drums, backward guitar and editing tricks that would be totally at home on a techno single.
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By Ross Doyle and Ross Doyle,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 16, 1996
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia - The real bandit was in the Cape Breton goal.That's what the Baltimore Bandits found out at Centre 200 last night, when goaltender Fred Brathwaite of the Cape Breton Oilers turned aside 36 of the 39 shots and helped his team steal a 4-3 American Hockey League victory.Brathwaite, newly returned from the parent Edmonton Oilers, stopped Baltimore captain Dwayne Norris on a breakaway early in the third period and then stripped Norris of the puck while he was leading a four-on-one break into the Oilers' zone later in the session.
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March 15, 1996
Opponent: Cape Breton OilersSite: Centre 200, Sydney, Nova ScotiaTime: 7: 35Radio: WITH (1230 AM), WAMD (970 AM)Outlook: In their only previous meeting, on Nov. 29, the Bandits whipped the Oilers, 5-2, at the Baltimore Arena. It was in the midst of a stretch that saw Baltimore go 6-2-0. Similar to Baltimore and its situation in the Western Conference, Cape Breton, last in the Atlantic Division, is in a struggle for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.Pub Date: 3/15/96@
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March 12, 1996
CollegeArizona: Named Homer Smith offensive coordinator.Clemson: TB Lamont Pegues, Tigers' leading rusher two years ago, left football team and plans to transfer.Idaho: Won't renew contract of men's basketball coach Joe Cravens.Kent: Won't renew contract of men's basketball coach Dave Grube (45-63 overall; 14-13 this season).Texas Christian: Fired women's basketball coach Shell Robinson (8-72).Towson State: Named Dr. Maggie Faulkner faculty representative and Tim Knavel athletics department business manager.
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February 16, 1996
BaseballAngels: Traded P Brian Anderson to Indians for P Jason Grimsley and P Pep Harris. Agreed to terms with P Kevin Humphreys on minor-league contract.Blue Jays: Named Sal Butera major-league advance scout. Signed P Tim Crabtree, P Marty Janzen, P Woody Williams and P Paul Spoljaric to one-year contracts.Cardinals: Invited P Mike Moore to training camp.Dodgers: Signed OF Todd Hollandsworth, IF Mike Busch and P Jesus Martinez.Orioles: Signed OF Sherman Obando to one-year contract. Released IF-OF Rod Robertson.
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January 22, 1996
HockeyCanadiens: Acquired D Robert Dirk from Mighty Ducks for C Jim Campbell. Assigned D Marko Kiprusoff to AHL Fredericton. Placed D Yves Racine and LW Oleg Petrov on waivers.Canucks: Agreed to terms with RW Glenn Anderson.Stars: Signed G Allan Bester. Placed G Darcy Wakaluk on IR.Albany (AHL): Recalled F Krzysztof Oliwa from ECHL Raleigh.Cape Breton (AHL): Assigned G Geoff Finch to Raleigh.Springfield (AHL): Returned D Steve Carpenter to ECHL Richmond.Syracuse (AHL): Recalled G Sonny Mignacca and F Tyson Nash from Raleigh.
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By John MacNeil and John MacNeil,Special to The Sun | November 17, 1990
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia -- The Baltimore Skipjacks scored three third-period goals to defeat the Cape Breton Oilers, 5-3, in an American Hockey League game last night.The victory ended the Skipjacks' two-game losing streak and capped a rocky eight-game Maritime Provinces trip. They finished 2-5-1.Two third-period goals by Tyler Larter -- the second an empty-netter with 1 minute, 3 seconds left -- sandwiched Jeff Greenlaw's winner at 9:09.The Oilers, who trailed, 2-1, after a scoreless second period, took a 3-2 lead on a pair of goals by Czechoslovakian rookie Tomas Srsen.
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January 22, 1996
HockeyCanadiens: Acquired D Robert Dirk from Mighty Ducks for C Jim Campbell. Assigned D Marko Kiprusoff to AHL Fredericton. Placed D Yves Racine and LW Oleg Petrov on waivers.Canucks: Agreed to terms with RW Glenn Anderson.Stars: Signed G Allan Bester. Placed G Darcy Wakaluk on IR.Albany (AHL): Recalled F Krzysztof Oliwa from ECHL Raleigh.Cape Breton (AHL): Assigned G Geoff Finch to Raleigh.Springfield (AHL): Returned D Steve Carpenter to ECHL Richmond.Syracuse (AHL): Recalled G Sonny Mignacca and F Tyson Nash from Raleigh.
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January 4, 1996
BaseballBraves: Agreed with OF Jerome Walton on one-year contract worth $520,000 plus club option for 1997. Designated P Chris Brock for assignment.Cardinals: Named Chris Maloney manager and Rich Folkers pitching coach for Single-A St. Petersburg; Roy Silver manager and Ray Searage pitching coach for Single-A Peoria; Scott Melvin manager for short-season Single-A New Jersey; and Steve Turco manager for Rookie-level Johnson City.Mariners: Agreed with 1B Paul Sorrento on one-year contract.Padres: Promoted special assistant to GM Fred Uhlman Jr. (a former Orioles executive)
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