A new article from Chicks Who Give a Puck, in which Chapman invites everyone "to come check out what they have to offer. "We’re going to try and convince people that it is a good brand of hockey," he said.
Southern Hockey lost a good man on August 31st. Wade Belak played 5 seasons in Nashville and Florida, immersing himself in not only the game but the community. One of the first hockey players to embrace Smashville, Belak was by all accounts one of the nicest guys in the sport, selfless and even becoming a volunteer firefighter in Nashville.
Center Ice can introduce you to a lot of things, not least of all other teams' TV duos. Some are awesome, some are ok, and some make you want to poke your eardrums out. The Thrashers' dynamic duo gets some praise here. I, for one, will miss DE correcting Matt McConnell whenever he made a verbal slip-up on air. Good times.
Jan Kaminsky of the Belleville Bulls skates past a Kingston Frontenacs defender. Kaminsky, a Kennesaw, Georgia native, has played in 67 OHL games and is draft eligible for the 2012 NHL Draft. With the departure of the Thrashers, whether we'll continue to see players come out of the Peach State is up in the air.
The title says it all. Torch gets a "sort of" promotion to head coaching an AHL team. Recently NHL teams have been refusing to give NHL assistant coaches a head coaching job until they get some head coaching experience down in the A. Good for Torch methinks.
Some Winnipeg fans react to their first round pick. The draft was hard to watch... this video, not so much. Happy Friday, guys.