Thursday, October 31, 2013


THE MacBETH REPORT:
F Brock Nixon (Kamloops, Calgary, 2003-08) has been released by Kallinge/Ronneby (Sweden, Division 1). He had one goal in three games, but has been out for six weeks with a broken arm. The club reports the cast was removed Tuesday, but the arm has not healed, so is back in a cast for another six weeks. . . .
F Petr Kalus (Regina, 2005-06) signed for the rest of this season with Djurgården Stockholm (Sweden, Allsvenskan). This season, he had one assist in three games with Dukla Trencin. Djurgården's fans raised/contributed more tha 400,000 SEK (US$61,700) to help finance the signing. . . .
F Kamil Vavra (Regina, 2003-04) signed for the rest of this season with Deggerdorf (Germany, Oberliga) after a successful tryout. He had one assist in four games. . . .
F Josh Holden (Regina, 1994-98) signed a two-year extension with Zug (Switzerland, NLA). He had six points, two them goals, in six games. He now is under contract through 2015-16. Holden's deal also includes a two-year option to coach Zug's minor teams or hockey academy. The option is void if Holden plays after 2015-16.
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The Victoria Royals have returned F Regan Nagy, 16, to the midget AAA Moose Jaw Generals. He had one assist in 11 games with the Royals. Last season, he had 34 points, including 34 goals, with the Generals, who are the host team for the 2014 Telus Cup, the national midget AAA championship tournament.
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F Nikita Scherback was the third-last player selected in the CHL's 2013 import draft. But it is looking as though the Saskatoon Blades got themselves a winner. Daniel Nugent-Bowman of the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix has more right here on the Russian who is burning up the WHL.
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F Parker Bowles, who has yet to play this season because of a shoulder injury, is scheduled to return to the Tri-City Americans' lineup tonight as they open a Central Division swing against the Tigers in Medicine Hat. . . . “I’ve been waiting for this day way back to summer when I knew he would be delayed,” Americans head coach Jim Hiller told Annie Fowler of the Tri-City Herald. “The guys have done a good job in his absence. He is one of our top offensive players. His offensive ability will help us and it will go up and down the lineup.” . . . Tri-City has been averaging 2.5 goals per game. Bowles had 44 points, 21 of them goals, in 71 games last season.
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The Red Deer Rebels have dropped D Austin Shmoorkoff, 16, from their roster. He will join the midget AAA Edmonton-Canadian Athletic Club. He was pointless with one minor penalty in six games with the Rebels. . . . Red Deer also announced that it had returned G Rylan Toth, 17, to the midget AAA Battlefords Stars.
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Dr. Oz has been shilling on behalf of the NFL, and all it cost the league was 20 grand and a pair of Super Bowl tickets. There's more, from the Los Angeles Times, right here.
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If you are a fan of Johnny Cash, The Man in Black, you will want to click right here to learn what Rolling Stone says is 10 things you didn't know about him.
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Prior to Thursday night, I had never before been in Vancouver for Halloween. Remind me never to return. . . . Who knew fireworks were such a big part of the spookiest night of the year? There were times when I wondered if this is what it sounds like in a war zone. . . . Can only imagine what birds, cats and dogs were feeling.
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From former WHLer Matt Kassian (@kassassination), now of the Ottawa Senators: "Funny thing - during a TV timeout tonight Pierre Mcguire leaned over and told me 7 or 8 facts about my life I didnt know."


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