THE MacBETH REPORT:
F Curtis Huppe (Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Tri-City, 1995-2000) signed a one-year contract with the Manchester Phoenix (England Premier). He had 19 goals and 23 assists in 52 games for the Hull Stingrays (UK Elite) last season. . . .
D Ross Lupaschuk (Lethbridge, Prince Albert, Red Deer, 1996-2001) signed a one-year contract with Kölner Haie (Germany DEL). He had six goals and eight assists in 35 games for HIFK Helsinki (Finland SM-Liiga) last season. . . .
D Nolan Pratt (Portland, 1991-95) has been released by Amur Khabarovsk (Russia KHL). He had two goals and nine assists in 46 games for Amur last season. . . .
F Kiel McLeod (Kelowna, 1997-2003) has been released from his contract with Villach (Austria Erste Bank Liga) by mutual agreement. He had 22 goals and 19 assists in 51 games for Villach last season. McLeod had signed a one-year contract extension with Villach in May. . . .
D Jordan Henry (Moose Jaw, Red Deer, 2003-07) signed a one-year contract with Dynamo Minsk (Belarus, KHL). He had 13 goals and 18 assists in 76 games with the Rochester Americans (AHL) last season. . . .
F Tyler Metcalfe (Seattle, 1999-2005) signed a contract with Dunaujvaros (Hungary). He had four goals and 10 assists in 27 games for University of Alberta (CIS) last season.
I have added a new link over there on the left.
This one is to PuckLife, an ezine that explores the world of hockey.
If you pay the site a visit, you’ll find issue No. 2, from May 2010. Check it out. I especially recommend a read of The Sin Bin.
And if you click on the Wordpress logo in the bottom right corner, it will take you to PuckLife, a blog that accompanies PuckLife.
It’s July so things are a tad slow, but just wait until the season gets rolling. . . .
The USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers are in the market for a head coach after Mike Guentzel left for an assisant coaching position with the U of Nebraska-Omaha. He spent one season as the Buccaneers’ head coach.