Thursday, July 26, 2018

What Did You Miss Wednesday?

Image result for trevor linden

--The Vancouver Canucks and president of hockey operations Trevor Linden have “amicably” agreed to part ways. Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini said on Twitter that general manager Jim Benning is slated to take over hockey operations. The former Canuck is leaving the organization to “pursue different endeavours,” after serving four years in the role. He was hired in April 2014 to take over from Mike Gillis.

--Former Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla will officially retire form the N-H-L on Monday. The two-time Olympic gold medallist will hold a news conference next week in Calgary, where the native of St. Albert, Alberta, played almost 16 seasons. A star power forward, Iginla played seasons in the N-H-L and registered 625 goals, 675 assists, 1,300 points and 1,040 penalty minutes in 1,554 games.

--Believe it or not, Riders head coach Chris Jones says Derrick Moncrief's replacement at SAM linebacker Saturday vs Calgary could be Duron Carter.  Jones made the statement following practice on Wednesday saying if you have watched closely, Carter has played some at the position already this year  The Riders and Stamps meet at a sold-out Mosaic Stadium Saturday at 7

--The CFL's #1 draft pick this year is going to try his luck in the NFL.  The Denver Broncos have signed receiver Mark Chapman to a contract.  Hamilton chose him with the first overall selection.

--Former Moose Jaw Warriors forward Noah Gregor could be headed back to the Eastern Division.  The Victoria Royals have traded the 20 year old to Prince Albert.  Gregor is eligible to play in the AHL with the San Jose Barracuda. 


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So the worst tackling DB in the CFL is going to play LB... ya Ok!!