(above) Peter Mannino was called up to the New York Islanders last week while Rick DiPietro recovers from an injury
"The one thing when I think of when Peter Mannino comes to mind is his work ethic and competitiveness. He's a student of the game. He likes to watch a lot of video of himself during the week."- Bridgeport coach Jack Capuano
Before Bridgeport coach Jack Capuano got to the bottom of the matter, he had just one question as he'd run his team through drills in the neutral zone and offensive end in practice: What's up with all these loose pucks flying my way?
The Sound Tigers would be following Capuano's marching orders on a previously clean stretch of ice when all of sudden pucks would zip by. Lots of them, and at great speed. Capuano traced the trail of the projectiles back to his rookie goalie, Peter Mannino. The youngster gets so upset when he gives up a goal, even in practice, that he unloads them all down the ice after shooting drills. They cannot rest in his net. [read rest of article]