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Brian Collins (Center, 20)- The Boston University sophomore is having a good
Three Phoenix Coyotes’ rookies (Ossi Vaananen, Wyatt Smith and Robert Esche)
Ossi Vaananen, a tough as nails defenseman from Finland, has likely made the
Wyatt Smith, a late round pick in 97, has played well as a role player this
Robert Esche, a 6th round pick in 1996, has played 13 games this
All 3 of these players appear to have bright NHL futures some day. I have
News and Notes: Sheesh, it’s been a while since I updated this page. I
I was generously given the opportunity to attend the 2001 Hersey Cup for the CHL All-Star Series Wednesday night at the Guelph Sports and Entertainment Centre. The game boasted the best players from the WHL East and the stars of the OHL West. It is a new all-star format that definitely has its pros and cons. Sure it was nice to see a couple future stars in Pavel Brendl and Jay Bouwmeester, but I would have preferred to see my all-stars from the OHL East. Most of the OHL all-star representatives I support were shipped off to Quebec where many of the fans missed out on seeing their favourite players participate in high level competition. I mean, isn’t that why the OHL presents an all-star game, so fans can watch their best against the rest of the leagues best. That being said, let’s talk about the game itself. Read more »
First, thank you for all your mails. I’ve tryed to add requested
Name – team drafted stats – since last update
W Frank Banham – Mighty Ducks 40 19+19=38 +7 52
for a one-way NHL contract.
W Teemu Elomo – Stars 41 2+9=11 +11 38 – 11 1+3=4 +7 4
be playing even better.
D Ray Giroux – Islanders 30 5+13=18 +4 38 – 8 2+4=6 +3 4
He has but up some points in his first games.
C Riku Hahl – Avalanche 40 2+6=8 -5 24
W Niklas Hagman – Panthers 41 19+10=29 -3 26 – 11 4+4=8 -1 2
streak. Hagman has been able to score even when the team was losing.
W Jukka Hentunen – Flames 40 20+20=40 +8 22 – 10 11+6=17 +5 4
the scoring title if he continues to play like he has been playing.
F Mikael Holmqvist – Mighty Ducks 31 2+3=5 0 8 – 4 0+0=0 0 0 Read more »
With the current horrible play of the New York Rangers, President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has decided to call up center Jeff Ulmer from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL.
Ulmer, a 5’11 180 pound center, had 11 goals and 13 assists along with 30 penalty minutes in 41 games with the Wolf Pack. For those of you who don’t know, Jeff was signed as a free agent over the summer, after Ron Low convinced the Rangers management that Ulmer was worth a shot. Ulmer played for Ron Low’s Houston Aero’s last season, and Low liked what he saw. Prior to turning pro, Ulmer spent 4 years at the University of North Dakota, where he totaled 74 points and 132 penalty minutes in 135 games.
At 23 years old, Ulmer is hoping to make an impact in his first NHL game tomorrow night as the Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens. The Rangers are in the midst of a 4 game losing streak, this after a five game unbeaten streak that looked like it could turn our season around. Although some criticize Jeff’s play because he is “small”, there’s no denying his talent. He’s a hard worker, and earns everything that he gets. He never gives up on a play and gives it his all every night. He has good speed and strength, and a decent shot. He will likely see time on the 3rd or 4th line in tomorrow’s game.
In order to make room for Ulmer, the Rangers sent Brad Smyth back down to Hartford. Smyth, recalled a week ago, registered 1 goal and 4 penalty minutes in 4 games. He was a healthy scratch in last night’s 7-2 drubbing by the 2nd yea Read more »
1. Charlie Stephens C, Guelph (OHL), Capitals’ third choice, 31st overall in 1999
NEWS from german ice-hockey. Actually: german national teams, January 29th
GERMAN NATIONALTEAM FOR THE OLYMPIC-QUALIFICATION:
Defenders: Christian Ehrhoff (18, Krefeld Pinguine/DEL), Jochen Molling (27, Kassel Huskies/DEL), Torsten Kienass (29, Düsseldorfer EG/DEL), Andreas Renz (23, Schwenninger Wild Wings/DEL), Mirco Lüdemann (27, Kölner Haie/DEL), Daniel Kunce (29, Nürnberg Ice Tigers/DEL), Heiko Smazal (26, München Barons/DEL), Christoph Schubert (18, München Barons/DEL) :
Forwards: Len Soccio (33, Hannover Scorpions/DEL), Alexander Serikow (25, München Barons/DEL), Jan Benda (28, Jokerit Helsinki/FIN), Sven Felski (26, Eisbären Berlin/DEL), Wayne Hynes (31, Adler Mannheim/DEL), Jürgen Rumrich (32, Nürnberg Ice Tigers/DEL), Fabian Brännström (26, Berlin Capitals/DEL), Rainer Zerwesz (31, Berlin Capitals/DEL), Andreas Loth (28, Kassel Huskies/DEL), Daniel Kreutzer (21, Kassel Huskies/DEL), Klaus Kathan (23, Kassel Huskies/DEL), Tobias Abstreiter (30, Kassel Huskies/DEL), Mark MacKay (36, Schwenninger Wild Wings/DEL), Thomas Greilinger (19, Schwenninger Wild Wings/DEL), Marcel Goc (17, Schwenninger Wild Wings/DEL) : Read more »
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