Monday, July 30, 2012

THE MacBETH REPORT:
F Kiel McLeod (Kelowna, 1997-2003) signed a one-year contract with Frisk Asker (Norway, GET-Ligaen). He had 18 goals and 13 assists in 26 games for the Ravensburg Towerstars (Germany, 2. Bundesliga) last season.
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D Cody Carlson (Medicine Hat, Regina, Prince George, 2007-12) revealed via his Twitter account on Sunday that he has decided to attend the U of Calgary and play for the Dinos. Carlson, from Victoria, played out his major junior eligibility last season with the Prince George Cougars. He had 39 points in 72 games. . . . In 305 regular-season games, Carlson had 135 points, including 25 goals.
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The Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame inducted its inaugural class on Saturday in Swift Current. That first class included 10 players (Sid Abel, Doug Bentley, Max Bentley, Johnny Bower, Glenn Hall, Gordie Howe, Elmer Lach, Metro Prystai, Fred Sasakamoose and Bryan Trottier), one official (Dennis Pottage), five builders (Ed Chynoweth, Bill Hunter, Gordon Juckes, Athol Murray and Darryl Seaman), one grassroots contributor (Bill Ford) and five teams (1955-64 Semans Wheat Kings, 1974 Regina Pats, 1982-83 U of Saskatchewan Huskies, 1984-85 Prince Albert Raiders and 1988-89 Swift Current Broncos). . . . The Hall of Fame is to be located in the Credit Union iplex, with displays expected to be open to the public in late August or early September. . . . Some folks were given a sneak peek on the weekend. Here’s what Trottier told the Southwest Booster: “One word, spectacular. I think they totally overwhelmed me and I think they are overwhelming a lot of people that are going in there. Everyone is saying it is a great, great job. I think it is unique in style, too, with all the hockey sticks hanging around. They did a great job with the displays. The lighting in there is really special. A lot of people will hopefully come through and really enjoy it for a lot of years."

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