Sakic officially named the GM

By Nathan Roth

To prevent further confusion in their front office, the Colorado Avalanche made changes to the titles of some of their prominent personnel in the offseason.

On their website, the team officially named Joe Sakic their general manager – a role that he already held in all but name. Sakic will also continue to hold the titles of vice-president of hockey operations and alternate governor.

Joe Sakic is given the title of general manager with Avalanche http://t.co/ZUa8mtTzBf

— Adrian Dater (@adater) September 19, 2014

In addition, former GM Greg Sherman will be demoted to assistant GM. He was also named an Read More

Source: Mile High Sports

FullTilt Legends: Joey Kocur

By Anthony Long

Joey Kocur doing what he does best (NYR)

Joey Kocur doing what he does best (NYR)

Joey Kocur was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on December 21, 1964. He was drafted #88 overall in the 1983 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings. Kocur made his NHL debut with the Red Wings during the 1985-86 season and in 17 games he recorded 1 point (his 1st NHL goal) and had 64 PIM. He also appeared in 3 playoff games recording a goal and had 5 PIM.

It was during his time in Detroit, prior to joining the Rangers is where Kocur cut his teeth and made a name for…  Read More

 

Source: Full Tilt NYR

2014-2015 Training Camp Day 3 Report

Daily KHL Update – September 19th, 2014 (English)

TRAINING CAMP GROUPINGS (SEPT. 20)

By chris.ryndak@sabres.com

GROUP C
10-11:15 a.m.

26 Matt Moulson – 63 Tyler Ennis – 21 Drew Stafford
44 Nicolas Deslauriers – 8 Cody McCormick – 36 Patrick Kaleta
28 Daniel Catenacci – 9 Tim Schaller – 19 Justin Bailey
27 Vaclav Karabacek – 15 Eric Cornel – 12 Michae… Read More

Source: Sabres Team News

WATCH FAN FEST 2014 LIVE

Watch the Winnipeg Jets 2014 Fan Fest Live at www.winnipegjets.com/fanfest.

The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club will host their inaugural Fan Fest at MTS Iceplex on Saturday, September 20th. The Fan Fest is an outdoor event in the parking lot of MTS … Read More

Source: Jets Team News

Prospects Code Blue

By RexLibris

TJ-Brodie

That’s TJ Brodie when he was drafted by the Flames. He represents the last drafted-and-developed Flames blueliner.

Prior to him you have Tim Erixon and Dion Phaneuf, neither really counts because Erixon never played for the Flames per se and Phaneuf, by dint of the lost lockout season and his own talent level, arrived more or less plug-and-play at the NHL level.

Looking back at the Young Stars tournament I felt there was a noticeable gap between the quality of forward prospects that the Flames have acquired versus the defense.

 

This spurred me to take a closer look at the Flames’ defensive prospects… Read More

Source: Flames Nation

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