This week, Scotty's delves into how William Nylander is shooting for an AHL record as a teenager, but trying to find the balance of being a complete player, as per the Maple Leafs' plans for him. The people of Macon have taken to the Mayhem, but now it's about finding the system that will pull them out of the SPHL cellar. The 2017 ECHL All-Star is set to be announced, but Scotty ponders if the fans of this area will warm up to the league in time for this event. Those stories plus the weekly awards and We Hardly Knew Ye.
Archive for November 2015
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.