THE MacBETH REPORT:
F Shane Endicott (Seattle, 1997-2001) signed a one-year contract with Pontebba (Italy Serie A). He had 14 goals and 29 assists in 43 games with the Ravensburg Towerstars (Germany 2.Bundesliga) last season. . . .
F Scotty Balan (Regina, Saskatoon, 1997-2002) signed a one-year contract with the Tilburg Trappers (Netherlands Eredivisie). He had three goals and 10 assists in 46 games for Manglerud Star (Norway Get Ligaen) last season.
According to hockey-news-central.blogspot.com: “The ECHL has added referees Colin Kronforst (Chicago) and Curtis Marouelli (Edmonton), plus linesmen Alex Stagnone (Holbrook, Mass.) and Mike Sheehan (Denver) to its officiating staff for the upcoming season.”
Marouelli worked some games in the WHL last season.