Archives for: October 2007
Monday's blog item about the Erie Otters hiring Robbie Ftorek as head coach brought in a few questions about the nature of his contract status with the team.
Former NHL and AHL coach Robbie Ftorek was unveiled as the new head coach of the Erie Otters this evening. He’s replacing Peter Sidorkiewicz as the new man behind the bench of the 3-12-0-0 Otters.
There's a story by the Star's Kevin McGran today which has the Toronto Maple Leafs making a pitch for OHL superstar John Tavares.
Who in their right mind would want to coach the Kingston Frontenacs?
There's a really good read in today's Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald about former OHLer and Kingston native Guy Leveque.
The Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors suffered their first home loss this afternoon after dropping a 3-2 decision to the Peterborough Petes.
Philadelphia Flyers forward Jesse Boulerice was suspended 25 games yesterday by the NHL for his despicable cross-check to the head of Vancouver's Ryan Kesler.
Y’know that saying, even the best laid plans go to waste?
It was one of those days today as my plan to hit the Hershey Centre was scrapped when I came down with what NHL coaches would call “flu-like symptoms”.
I got the following email this morning from Cindy who was asking for an update on the Donati twins:
Sickening. Disgusting. Pathetic. Criminal. Repeat Offender. Those words came to mind when thinking about Jesse Boulerice’s gutless cross-check on Ryan Kesler last night.
The Peterborough Petes will continue bolstering their reputation for being one of the classiest teams in the OHL on Thursday when they honour former coach Dick Todd.
Soo Greyhounds forward Dustin Jeffery has signed a three-year deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The London Knights are a winless 0-6-0-0, but GM Mark Hunter received some good news today when the Columbus Blue Jackets returned goaltender Steve Mason to the team.
Managed to watch bits and pieces of some of the OHL games last night.
The one I caught most of was the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors visiting St. Catharines to face their displaced cousins, the Niagara IceDogs.
Former Soo Greyhound forward Jiri Tlusty was assigned to the AHL's Toronto Marlies today. Tlusty played in five pre-season games for the Leafs and registered one assist.
Niagara IceDogs defenceman Alex Pietrangelo is the CHL Player of the Week for the week ending September 30, 2007. Pietrangelo recorded three goals and four assists for seven points in two games.