On this edition of the Farm Report, Scotty talks about how Brad Thiessen is relishing his chance in Lake Erie and how he almost hung up the pads. Zach Hyman is one of the under-the-radar pick-up for the Toronto Marlies this season, with his versatility helping him shine through the other stars in that line-up. The ECHL is a rough place to play and not just on the ice, as the Reading Royals roster has been through plenty of waiver pick-ups and guys who had to be dealt due to underperforming. All that, plus News and Notes and We Hardly Knew Ye.
Archive for February 2016
If anyone here had a movie made about them, it would definitely be the two Blue Badgers; come listen, won't you: http://youtu.be/2UKponmdswY
In this edition, Scotty takes a look at how Cail MacLean and the Adirondack Thunder are coping with these late season road trips, especially with the playoffs on the horizon. The Fort Wayne Komets have taken some hits with losing players, but their GM doesn't seem too concerned with the adversity they're facing. However, another Comets team could be facing their stars being called up to the NHL, but one writer from Vancouver says the Canucks need to leave Utica alone to have a deep playoff run. All that, plus News and Notes and We Hardly Knew Ye.
This week, Scotty gives a review of the moves that welcomed Worcester to the ECHL and Evansville to the SPHL. Justin Agosta and Matt Willows have been attached at the hip most of their hockey lives which is paying dividends for the Florida Everblades this season. With a stellar senior season, Ryan Massa found the groove that has him taking over the crease in Orlando. All that, plus News and Notes and We Hardly Knew Ye.
This week, Scotty reviews what the John Scott-Mania brought to the St. John's IceCaps and how they are dealing with the new publicity. The AHL held their All-Star Classic and Skills Competition in Syracuse, but with no fan voting underdog stories to speak of, but exciting hockey nonetheless. Zach Yuen has made his way from Hong Kong to Canada from figure skating to one of the top power play defensemen in the ECHL. Meanwhile, Richmond is still waiting for their team to come back, regardless of who it may be. All that plus Monthly Awards, News and Notes, and We Hardly Knew Ye.