Archives for: July 2008
Recently returned from a trip to Mountain Top, PA in the beautiful Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area.
There was no internet access while I was gone, so when I turned my computer this afternoon there were a couple MSN messages expressing the shock over the sentence handed former OHL defenceman David Cornacchia.
Former Peterborough Petes head coach Vince Malette will be back coaching in the Ottawa area after taking a job as bench boss of the Central Junior Hockey League's Gloucester Rangers.
First, there was the NBA's Manute Bol on ice and now thanks to the shameless attention-seeking AHL's Iowa Chops, the offer is open to NFL star quarterback Brett Favre.
American defenceman David Mead says the Soo would be a "great place" for him to play this year according to a story in the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin.
Sad new to pass on as former Belleville Bulls and Sarnia Sting defenceman Rob Guinn was killed in a car crash on July 13.
In the continuing saga of Dave Frost, the disgraced former agent of Mike Danton (nee Jefferson)...
I'm not sure why, but I couldn't help think of the infamous scene from Deliverance when I heard that Iowa's new AHL franchise would be called the Iowa Chops.
Go figure: Joe Montana's son, Nicholas, will be facing off against Wayne Gretzky's son, Trevor, for the job of starting quarterback at Oaks Christian high school.
One of the most action (and profanity) filled hockey-related court stories finally came to an end today as one Justice Martha Zivolak cleared former NHLer Ryan VandenBussche of three assault charges.
Former Erie Otters assistant GM and NOJHL commissioner Mark Seidel was granted an absolute discharge by an Espanola court on Tuesday.
Came across this blog posting by the great Tery Frei of the Denver Post. In it he recalls a trip to Kamloops in 1995 to profile the life of a junior hockey player -- one Darcy Tucker.
My little vacation from the site is over. I've been busy with various and sundry issues: moving, playing tour guide, setting up the PS3 for wireless internet and getting mentally ready for the hell that will be working the desk for the Beijing Olympics.