Future Considerations


Coyotes’ Gormley back to Wildcats
September 24, 2011, 5:54 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

Defenseman Brandon Gormley has been returned to the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL by the Phoenix Coyotes earlier today.

Gormley played in one preseason game, failing to record a point in over 16 minutes of ice time in a 2-1 shootout win over the Los Angeles Kings. Continue reading



Devils return three, release two
September 24, 2011, 1:14 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The New Jersey Devils have trimmed their training camp roster to 55, returning three players to junior and releasing two free-agent tryouts.

Goaltender Scott Wedgewood, defenseman Reece Scarlett and forward Reid Boucher have been released to their major junior clubs. Continue reading



Senators return Pageau to Gatineau
September 24, 2011, 12:59 pm
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From Bryer MacPherson:

The Ottawa Senators announced Saturday that Jean-Gabriel Pageau has been returned to the Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL.

The 19-year old spent last season in Gatineau, leading the Olympiques all the way to the Presidents Cup final before being defeated in six games by the Saint John Sea Dogs, the eventual Memorial Cup champion. Continue reading



Injured Ewanyk back with Oil Kings
September 24, 2011, 12:47 pm
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From Bryer MacPherson:

Edmonton Oilers hockey club announced that they have sent forward Travis Ewanyk back to the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL.

The St. Albert, Alberta native had 16 goals and 27 points last season for the Oil Kings but had no points in Edmonton`s WHL Playoff run as they were swept in the first round of the 2011 playoffs. Continue reading



Bell dealt to Rockets
September 24, 2011, 2:44 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

The Regina Pats have dealt defenseman Myles Bell to the Kelowna Rockets.

The Rockets acquired the 18-year-old in exchange for defenceman Colton Jobke, a second round WHL bantam draft pick in 2012 and a fifth round pick in 2013. Continue reading



Pair of Sea Dogs sent to Saint John
September 24, 2011, 1:36 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

Tomas Jurco will get the opportunity to defend his Memorial Cup.

The Saint John Sea Dogs standout was returned to junior by the Detroit Red Wings Friday night.

Jurco, Detroit’s first pick, 35th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, had 31 goals and 56 points in 60 games with the Sea Dogs. In Saint John’s march to the QMJHL title, Jurco had six goals and 18 points. He added four goals and five points in helping the QMJHL club capture the Memorial Cup. Continue reading



Siemens sent to Saskatoon
September 24, 2011, 1:13 am
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From Aaron Vickers:

The Colorado Avalanche have returned defenseman Duncan Siemens to the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL.

The move came after the Avalanche dropped a preseason contest 3-2 to the St. Louis Blues. The Sherwood Park, AB. native was pointless in nearly 19 minutes of action but was named the game’s third star.

Siemens, selected in the first round, 11th overall in June’s NHL Entry Draft, 38 assists and 43 points in 72 games with the Blades last year. He also had 121 penalty minutes.

The rugged blueliner is expected to wear a letter upon his return to Saskatoon’s lineup. He was voted as an assistant last year, but gave it up after fellow Avalanche prospect Stefan Elliott returned to the club. Continue reading