THE MacBETH REPORT:
D Brett Carson (Moose Jaw, Calgary, 2001-06) signed a one-year contract with AIK Stockholm (Sweden, SEL). He had one assist in 10 games with the Calgary Flames (NHL) and six goals and five assists in 26 games with the Abbotsford Heat (AHL) last season. The SEL opens its regular season on Saturday.
A Saturday night game between the visiting Swift Current Broncos and Medicine Hat Tigers was cancelled after the first period due to fog. . . . Charles Lefebvre of the Medicine Hat News has more right here.
The biggest hockey-related story on Canada’s West Coast is going to involve a divorce hearing. The dispute between Tali’ah and Francesco Aquilini is a bitter one and it’s headed to court today. . . . Jeff Lee of the Vancouver Sun has more right here.
One of my Sunday-Monday highlights is the posting of Richard Deitsch’s Media Circus column. It’s loaded with all kinds of information — how did Brent Musburger end up interviewing Eminem during Saturday’s Notre Dame-Michigan game? — and it’s always a terrific read. This week’s edition is right here.
What exactly happened during NASCAR’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night? There’s a report right here by Viv Bernstein of The New York Times that says NASCAR is investigating “to find out if its 12-car field for the annual Sprint Cup playoff is tainted.”
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