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    KIRK DRAFTED TO NHL

    Date:06/23/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    Liam Kirk has been drafted to NHL side Arizona Coyotes in 189th during today’s event in Dallas. The teenager from Rotherham was picked in the seventh round and will begin his dream of competing in the NHL. And he admits he was lost for words as he heads into the next exciting stage of his career. “I don’t have any words for [being drafted], I’m just very excited and real...


    A dozen CJHLers selected during 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas

    Date:06/23/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CJHL Media Update Release date: Saturday, June 23, 2018 A dozen CJHLers selected during 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas 11 players chosen Saturday after Bernard-Docker goes in 1st round Friday DALLAS – The 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, Texas came to a close Saturday afternoon with 12 Canadian Junior Hockey League players in all being selected throughout the course of the two-day event. Following th...


    RUSSELL BRINGS IN YOUNGSTER HOWLETT

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    Braehead Clan coach Pete Russell says latest signing Mac Howlett is one for the future after snapping up the British born teenager. The 18-year-old is the 14th player on the Glasgow club’s roster and it’s a player Russell knows well having coached him in the past. And the Clan coach is looking forward to helping him develop as he returns to the UK from a spell with Finnish side SaiPa...


    Burnaby Lakers Back in the Hunt with Return of NLL Star

    Date:06/23/2018   Source:Western Lacrosse Association  

    Article courtesy Burnaby Lakers. What a difference a Robert Church makes. If there was any doubt about just how important right-handed superstar Robert Church is to the Burnaby Lakers all concerns were put to rest following a polished 13-10 victory over the visiting Victoria Shamrocks on Friday night. With Church, who recently won a third pro Champion's Cup with the Saskatchewan Rush franc...


    FOURNIER SET FOR FOURTH SEASON WITH DEVILS

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    Cardiff Devils have confirmed the return of defenceman Gleason Fournier for a fourth season. The Quebec native originally joined the Devils in January 2016 from the ECHL Alaska Aces, going on to help the Welsh side win two Elite League titles, a Challenge Cup and the 2018 PredictorBet Playoffs. “Gleason is one of the best, if not the best skater in the EIHL.  He has an ability to pick...


    DOPS - FLAMES' FERGUSON SUSPENDED FOR 2 GAMES

    Date:04/05/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    Player: Brett Ferguson (Guildford Flames #18) Game: Sheffield Steelers vs Guildford Flames - 31/03/18 Incident: Minor and Misconduct - Checking from Behind   During the game between the Sheffield Steelers and the Guildford Flames on 31st March 2018, Guildford Flames #18 Brett Ferguson was assessed a Minor and Misconduct penalty for Check from Behind. Following a review of this incident, ...


    Longtime Utah State hockey coach left his mark

    Date:06/20/2018   Source:ACHA  

    From The Herald Journal By Jason Walker He neither asked for or expected the chance to sit at the helm of the Utah State club hockey team, but Jon Eccles made the most of his opportunity. Eccles, whose retirement from coaching was announced this spring by the team, spent 10 years behind the bench at the George S. Eccles Ice Center — yes, he’s related. In that time, he became the win...


    Ontario Junior A Lacrosse – Trade Deadline Preview

    Date:06/13/2018   Source:Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League  

    With the Trade Deadline 11 days away, one can only assume that there are more than a few teams with their eye on the biggest prize in Junior Lacrosse. To put the parody of the league into perspective, the reigning Canadian Champions, and pre-season favorites to do it again, are currently occupying the final playoff spot in Ontario Junior A. While the expectation is that they will climb in the seco...


    No Winner in Thunder, Timbermen Clash

    Date:06/21/2018   Source:Western Lacrosse Association  

    Story courtesy Gary Ahuja / Langley Thunder. The Langley Thunder did a lot of things well on Wednesday night, but just couldn’t do enough to secure the two points. Thankfully, the team did manage to put one point in the bank as they jockey for a playoff position. Playing the Nanaimo Timbermen in the back-end of a home-and-home series at Langley Events Centre, the two teams could not deter...


    2018-19 HOME DATES ANNOUNCED

    Date:06/08/2018   Source:SPHL: Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Hockey Club  

      For Immediate Release: June 8, 2018   RAIL YARD DAWGS ANNOUNCE 2018-19 HOME GAME DATES Dawgs home opener scheduled for Saturday, October 20   ROANOKE, VA - The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs have released their 28 home dates for the upcoming 2018-19 SPHL season. Roanoke’s home opener is scheduled for Saturday, October 20. The home schedule consists of two Thursday games, 1...


    RUSSELL: BJERRUM “HUNGRY” FOR ELITE LEAGUE CHANCE

    Date:06/21/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    Braehead Clan coach Pete Russell says latest signing Rasmus Bjerrum is champing at the bit to come to the UK. The 26-year-old is moving to Glasgow from Danish side Odense Bulldogs, where he has spent the last five seasons. And Russell was impressed at what he can do when he looked into moving for the player, who is leaving his native Denmark for the first time in his career. “Rasmus has g...


    Thriller at Queens Park

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:Western Lacrosse Association  

    Article courtesy New Westminster Salmonbellies. The visiting Maple Ridge Burrards were back at historic Queens Park Arena Thursday night to face the Bellies for the second time this season. New West took the season opener in convincing fashion with a 13-6 win, so this one was setting up for big game. This has become a trend all season with Jordan McBride finding the back of the net at the start...


    Blue and Silver Postpone Game to June 23

    Date:06/23/2018   Source:Spearfish  

      SPEARFISH, S.D. – Due to weather in Spearfish, tonight’s game will now be played on June 24 at 3:35 p.m. MT.  The game will continue exactly where it left off in the bottom of the third inning.    The Sasquatch will continue with the double header schedule with the second game starting 30 minutes after the first.  The Expedition League has ruled ...


    FINNERTY “FORTUNATE” AS BAKKER RETURNS

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    Manchester Storm coach Ryan Finnerty says he and his team feel “fortunate” to have returning forward Shane Bakker in their side.   The 30-year-old is back for a second season after agreeing terms and will continue in his number 79 jersey.   And Finnerty was pleased to have the Canadian back on board as Bakker’s return takes his roster to 11 for the new season. &nbs...


    GIANTS TO HOST EURO ADVENTURE

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:Elite Ice Hockey League  

    The SSE Arena, home to Belfast Giants, will host the semi-final stage of the IIHF Continental Cup in November. The Giants will come in at this stage along with Croatia's Medvescak Zagreb and GKS Katowice of Poland as well as the winners of Group B, consisting of hosts Ritten Sport, MAC Budapest, Acroni Jesenice and Crvena Zvezda Belgrade, which will be decided in October. If the Giants finis...


    Florida Eels: Organization ‘aggressively recruiting’ for turnaround

    Date:06/06/2012   Source:USPHL Elite Division  

    Florida Eels: Organization ‘aggressively recruiting’ for turnaround Click for article at USAJuniorHockey.com The summer may be even busier at some points than the regular season for Frank Scarpaci and his expanded coaching staff. There is a long list of showcases and tournaments the Eels are scouting and/or playing in. “The Eels are aggressively recruiting for n...


    Vipers add OHL draft picks Rychel, Auger

    Date:09/10/2015   Source:GOJHL LaSalle Vipers  

    Defenceman Kyle Auger (Photo by Tim Cornett/WindsorSpitfires.com) The LaSalle Vipers are pleased to welcome forward Maddux Rychel and defenceman Kyle Auger to the team, general manager Bill Bowler announced today. Both were drafted in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection, Auger by the Windsor Spitfires (second round, 39th overall) and Rychel by the Hamilton Bulldogs (eighth round, 148th overall). Au...


    Vipers Release Game Schedule for 2017-2018 Season

    Date:08/11/2017   Source:GOJHL LaSalle Vipers  

    LASALLE – Ready, set … mark those calendars! The LaSalle Vipers new schedule for the 2017-2018 season is now on their website at www.lasallevipers.com.  It promises to be another action-packed season as the Junior B team begins their drive to capture the league’s Sutherland Cup. Exhibition games are set for August 23 against Leamington and August 30 against Komoka at th...


    The Rise of the American Collegiate Hockey Association

    Date:01/05/2017   Source:ACHA  

    By Dale Decker  |  Courtesy of LetsPlayHockey.com It’s hockey night at the university. Fans descend on the arena as rival teams take the ice for the anticipated contest. This game isn’t Minnesota vs. North Dakota or even Notre Dame vs. Michigan. It’s  Delaware  vs. Liberty University of the ACHA,  and it’s the next big thing. Games like the one a...


    Trine to Add ACHA Men's Program for 2017-18

    Date:06/17/2016   Source:ACHA  

    Trine University Release ANGOLA, Ind.— Trine University will launch a second men's ice hockey program to begin play in 2017, the University announced today. The new men's ice hockey program has been accepted as a member of the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division II level. The Thunder will join the Great Midwest Hockey League and will begin play during the 2017-18 season...