The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club announced Assistant General Manager and Head Scout Brad Whelen has accepted a position with the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning.
The NHL is officially coming back to Winnipeg!
In a unanimous decision, delivered at a downtown New York hotel, the vote makes the move official It is the the first move from the U.S. to Canada since the Atlanta Flames in 1980. Canada now has 7 NHL teams and the Peg will be the smallest in the league with 15,000 seats.
The Hockey News is reporting the Oilers may trade the rights to their first pick with Florida.... if they can get D-man Adam Larsson. Florida seems to have its eyes set on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. http://www.thehockeynews.com/articles/40945-Sources-Edmonton-Oilers-involved-in-talks-to-trade-No-1-overall-pick.html
The NHL revised rules on boarding and hits to the head today...check out the new wording http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=369588
Are you a big Jaromir Jagr fan? Well he just might be back in the NHL next season. Reports say he is in talk with both the Penguins and Wings. Check it out http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/06/21/sp-nhl-jagr.html?cmp=twt-hnic
Everett Silvertips broadcaster, Jon Rosen is leaving his post after four years.