On this edition of the Farm Report, Scotty will try to recap the happenings between the City of Evansville and the IceMen, but then thinks better of it while directing you to TheSinBin.net for better explanation of it. The Roanoke area has a new team and they finally have an identity-- Scotty will tell you why it could be his new favorite team. It's been a tough road for Mike Donnellan, but he has overcome a lot to be in the SPHL, while Bud Holloway took a difficult decision and turned it into winning championships overseas. All that, plus News and Notes and We Hardly Knew Ye.
In an AHL heavy week, Scotty talks about how the Toronto Marlies could be the team to watch in the Toronto hockey market this year, while Mark Visentin could be a goalie to watch after coming back from a serious ankle injury last season. Kenny Agostino is waiting his turn in Stockton, but is enjoy the scenary a little better than last year. While the Cincinnati Cyclones have carved their niche with minor league hockey in a major league town. All that, plus News and Notes and We Hardly Knew Ye.
This week, Scotty takes a look at Jordon Southorn's return to the ECHL and Fort Wayne, Dan Cleary's first look at the AHL in a decade and a half, and David Segal in his return to face his old teammates this past week. Also, a look at who Jon Gillies plays for in his heart as the Stockton Heat put on their Hot Pink event this past weekend. All that plus weekly awards, monthly awards, and We Hardly Knew Ye.
This week on the Farm Report, Scotty talks about how the Fort Wayne Komets are using demotions as a motivating factor and refresher for their players. Niclas Andersen has made huge strides since coming over from playing pro hockey in Russia and Sweden, while Jim O'Brien is taking another hack at the Calder Cup with Albany this year. The transition for the old Hamilton Bulldogs to the new St. John's IceCaps goes beyond the jerseys, it goes with all the travel going on, as well. All that, plus News and Notes and We Hardly Knew Ye.
It's the opening weekend for the SPHL and Scotty has plenty to talk about it, including the new team in Roanoke starting 2016-17. Also, how the Peoria fan base rallied around being scorned by the St. Louis Blues to support the Rivermen regardless of the league they decided to go into. A trio of Calgary boys are heading to Fayetteville in order to help the FireAntz get back into the playoffs, while Rob Madore is heading to yet another team, but learning each step of the way. All that plus News and Notes, as well as We Hardly Knew Ye.