THE MacBETH REPORT:
Brothers D Logan (Tri-City, 2001-06) and F Shay (Red Deer, 2000-04) Stephenson have been released from their tryout contracts by Jesenice (Slovenia, Austria Erste Bank Liga).
JUST NOTES: The U of Alberta Golden Bears have added eight WHL products for the 2011-12 season. According to a U of A news release: “Forwards Levko Koper (Spokane 2006-11), Kruise Reddick (Tri-City 2006-11), Brett Ferguson (Red Deer 2008-11), Jordan Hickmott (Medicine Hat/Prince Albert/Edmonton 2005-11), James Dobrowolski (Prince Albert/Prince George 2007-11) and Travis Toomey (Saskatoon/Seattle 2005-11) will bolster the Golden Bears attack, while defencemen Jordan Rowley (Kamloops/Prince Albert 2005-11), Thomas Carr (Medicine Hat 2008-11), and Barron Smith (London/Peterborough 2008-2011) bulk up the blue-line.” . . . The Golden Bears, the defending Canada West champions, open camp on Sept. 1 under interim head coach Stan Marple. . . . The U of Regina Cougars have added three more former WHLers to their roster. G Lucas Gore (Chilliwack, 2008-11), D Joel Kot (Red Deer, 2007-09) and D Blaine Tendler (Prince Albert, 2006-09). . . . C C.J. Stretch, who holds the Kamloops Blazers’ career games played record (341), has signed on for a second season with the ECHL’s Ontario Reign. Stretch, who is from Irvine, Calif., had 21 points in 46 games last season.
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