Dave Sheldon is leaving the AHL’s Abbotsford. Sheldon has been the Heat’s play-by-play man and director of communications for two years. He has WHL ties, having called the play for the Chilliwack Bruins, Everett Silvertips and Vancouver Giants. . . . Cam Tucker of the Abbotsford Times has more right here.
D David Dotan, who is from Richmond, B.C., has decided to attend Simon Fraser U and play hockey there. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Dotan played 45 games with the Prince Albert Raiders (2007-09) before playing for the BCHL’s Burnaby Express and the AJHL’s Spruce Grove Saints.
They’re throwing a party in Shaunavon, Sask., this weekend and well they should. The good citizens there are opening their $14-million recreation complex — the Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre. . . . If you have ever lived on the Prairies, you know the value of such a facility to a community like Shaunavon. . . . Greg Harder of the Regina Leader-Post has more right here.
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