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Saturday, December 01, 2007

Saturday News

Maybe it's just me, but it sounds like Garry Nunn was conned into picking the WHL over Minnesota-Mankato. I put part of this on the bureaucrats in Indianapolis, since contracts signed by minors are not binding in a court of law, but apparently are binding to the NCAA. While Nunn's case involves a Canadian player playing in Canadian leagues, it still remains that NCAA coaches and USA Hockey officials need to get together and work with the NCAA to change the rules on recruiting in hockey to ameliorate the advantages held by the CHL. Otherwise, we can expect to see more comments like these from brainwashed Americans...

Lots going on with the Kingston Frontenacs, or nothing depending on your point of view, as their games for this weekend have been postponed. Two Front players and the trainer were injured when they were struck by a car outside their hotel in Windsor. Adding insult to injury, the three were given tickets for jaywalking...

Close call for former Maineiac - Bus wrecks at a glance...

Cory Emmerton is being shopped around the OHL, with Kitchener and Soo the leading candidates...

Mike McFeely column - F-M Jets deserve a little love. Speaking of Fargo, I've got another pic of their arena construction progress, though from the date of the picture it's a couple weeks old. You can see most of the steel superstructure is in place.

Joe Knoepke signs with Sioux Falls...

Musketeer rookie Stephane Da Costa leaving temporarily for French National Team...

Why discounted tickets aren't all they are cracked up to be. It's called managing fan expectations, folks...

An examination of the Cowbell Cult in Everett...

Bruins acquire Van Duynhoven from Cougars...

PG Cougars make two moves...

Chilliwack GM remembers finding franchise building block...

Mike Hastings wins #500 as head coach...

Mooseheads star MacMillan out for weekend...

Tyson Barrie has Rockets fueled up...

Ofukany faces team-imposed suspension from Pats...

Spitfire Taylor Hall has a fan in Don Cherry...

Tim Hall leading USHL’s return to state of Ohio...

Wisconsin Mustangs enjoying best start in team history...

Brown Bears make several trades to prep for Fairbanks...

Foligno reaches team milestone as Sudbury's longest-serving coach...

Mooseheads' Corsi: 'I like being an in-your-face player'...

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