Archive for September, 2012

Will LA’s Loktionov be on the Move?

Will LA’s Loktionov be on the Move?

Different things have been swirling around about Kings forward, Andrei Loktionov. The situation between the AHL and KHL, not having his name on the cup and now tonight’s confirmation from his agent Igor Larionov that he will ask for a trade once the lockout is over. Hockey Prospectus’ very own Corey Pronman ranks Loktionov second overall in Los Angeles’ organizational [...]

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Krys Barch is Going Insane on Twitter

Krys Barch is Going Insane on Twitter

At approximately 10:25, Krys Barch tweeted for the first time in 10 days. He is going emotionally crazy, and is letting everyone know how he feels. The lockout is getting to him: (These are in order from his first tweet of the night, to his last where he tweeted for over an hour) @krysbarch: I sit here Gand Bend, Ontario [...]

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Springfield Falcons Add Goalie Daren Machesney To Camp Roster

Springfield Falcons Add Goalie Daren Machesney To Camp Roster

The Springfield Falcons, AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets, have signed former Caps, Canucks prospect Daren Machesney on a professional tryout agreement. Machesney was selected by the Washington Capitals in the fifth round (143rd overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Machesney played the majority of the 2011-2012 season with South Carolina, participating in 20 contests with the ECHL’s Stingrays while skating [...]

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Former Convict Mike Danton Signs In Sweden

Former Convict Mike Danton Signs In Sweden

  It’s great to see how his career has been revived. Mike Danton, who spent 62 months in jail for conspiracy to commit murder, has signed a one year deal with Kramfors-Alliansen of  Division 1 in Sweden. Selected 135th overall by the New Jersey Devils in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Danton was a left winger for the St. Louis Blues, who traded [...]

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Updated:Nail Yakupov Suspended From the KHL

Updated:Nail Yakupov Suspended From the KHL

Nail Yakupov has been suspended from playing in the KHL while the IIHF  investigates his transfer to the Russian-based league. The 18-year-old forward, who was picked first overall by the Edmonton Oilers earlier this year, has appeared in two games for his hometown Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik during the NHL lockout. He was originally supposed to play for his OHL junior team, [...]

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Stars Invite Cam Barker To Training Camp Roster

Stars Invite Cam Barker To Training Camp Roster

The Texas Stars, the AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, have invited Cam Barker to camp as a tryout. Remember when he was drafted was drafted third overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft? Obviously, his career hasn’t gone so planned. This isnt an NHL training camp deal he is signing. This means that the Stars thought [...]

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Scott Gomez, Nate Thompson and Joey Crabb Ink Deals With Alaska Aces

Scott Gomez, Nate Thompson and Joey Crabb Ink Deals With Alaska Aces

With the Alaska Aces opening their 2012 training camp on Friday morning, the ECHL team added Scott Gomez on a professional tryout agreement, Washington Capitals forward Joey Crabb on a standard player contract, and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nate Thompson on a PTO for the 2012-2013 season. Gomez has 686 career NHL points (169g, 517a) and won Stanley Cups in 2000 and 2003 with [...]

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The Giants Head Home with a Victory

The Giants Head Home with a Victory

The Belfast Giants were away at Cardiff and took a worthy two points with them. Belfast opened the scoring in the first period on the power play with a goal from Daymen Rycroft, assisted by Andrew Fournier and Will Colbert at 3:43. Both teams found themselves in the box a couple of times throughout the opening 20 minutes. It was [...]

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