Friday, July 16, 2010

Thursday . . .

THE MacBETH REPORT:
D Kenton Smith (Calgary, 1995-2000) signed a one-year contract with the Cardiff Devils (UK Elite), where he will play alongside his younger brother, Mark. Kenton had two goals and 15 assists in 39 games for Valpellice (Italy Serie A) last season.
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The Portland Winterhawks have signed two 2009 bantam draft picks. F Brendan Leipsic of Winnipeg was a sixth-round pick, while F Adam Smith of Nanaimo was taken in the ninth round. . . . Leipsic had 63 points in 41 games with the midget AAA Winnipeg Wild last season, while Smith had 15 points in 38 games with the North Island Silvertips of the B.C. major midget league. . . . Both players were in Portland’s 2009 training camp and will be there again next month.
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The Everett Silvertips have signed F Manraj Hayer of Vancouver. Hayer, 17, had 15 points in 38 games with BCHL’s Surrey Eagles last season. The previous season, he played for the major midget Greater Vancouver Canadians and finished fourth in the league’s scoring race, with 54 points.
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The ECHL’s Ontario Reign have signed two players who completed their WHL eligibility last season -- D Eric Doyle and F Aaron Lewadniuk. . . . Doyle (Everett, Swift Current, Portland, 2005-10) had 177 points in 303 regular-season WHL games. . . . Lewadniuk played the last two seasons with the Brandon Whet Kings, putting up 133 points in 128 games.
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G Lanny Ramage (Portland, 1999-03) has signed to play with the Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts of the West Coast Senior Hockey League, which would be in Newfoundland. Ramage, 27, played four seasons with the Acadia University X-Men before going on to a pro career. Last season, he was with the Central league‘s Rapid City Rush. He now lives in New Minas, N.S.
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F Gaelan Patterson of the Saskatoon Blades has signed with the Calgary Flames, who took him in the seventh round of the 2009 NHL draft. Patterson, who will be 20 this season, could play with the Flame’s AHL affiliate, the Abbotsford Heat, or could be returned to the Blades. He had 59 points with the Blades last season.

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