Wednesday, September 12, 2007

News and Notes

Bolts prospects reports Luca Cunti will be allowed into St. Cloud this season, but it appears he actually hasn't received word from the NCAA about the situation. If Cunti isn't allowed to join the Huskies, he will most likely spend a year with Chicago.

Kate Crandall of the Colorado Springs Gazette has her own blog and has a Q & A with Ohio's Tim Hall.

Former Musketeers coach, Dave Hakstol, signs new deal with North Dakota.

INCH features Chris Vande Velde (Lincoln) and Jimmy Spratt (Sioux City).

Taking Note with Gregg Drinnan has an interesting take on the Junior Classic.

The junior A USHL scored quite a victory Saturday when the visiting Omaha Lancers crushed the QMJHL’s Rimouski Oceanic 6-0. In Quebec City, the Remparts beat the Indiana Ice, 5-3. The USHL ended up going 2-1-1 in the four-game series. . . . Yes, they were only exhbition games, but they’re never really exhibition games when the underdog wins, are they?. . . .

And to finish off, highlights from the Lancers trip to Quebec has been posted on youtube. Only thing missing appears to be their 1st goal against Rimouski.


EDIT: Vaero Wireless teams up with the Storm.

and this Canadian paper talks about Scott Kishel and Andrew Conboy. Apparently there is a new team in the league, the Sioux Falls Musketeers based out of Sioux Falls, Iowa.

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

I don't know if it's blog worthy or not but the Stampede have redone their website. Some of the new features include blogs by the coach and CEO.

Anonymous said...

I will say it finally looks professional!!

Ryan said...

Sioux City also redid they site. Both sites look very much improved over what was there previously.

Anonymous said...

Sioux City's is much easier to read now. Green on black isn't the best, kinda reminds me of an IBM display from the late 70's......

Anonymous said...

The multi-level marketing agreement will extend the Storm brand presence in Viaero retail locations throughout the state. Additionally, Viaero will have a satellite retail location at the FirsTier Event Center, with operating hours extended beyond Storm games and other entertainment events.


Isn't that a pyramid sheme ;P

Anonymous said...

Whats up with Ohio?
Have they even changed their site since day 1?
It would only be professional to have a website up and functional. it says something about their organization.
No wonder Jimmy Hayes wouldnt report.

Anonymous said...

Well Lincoln is giving Ohio a run in the unprofessional category. Not only are their websites always cheesy, but they don't even provide company email addresses for employees. They make their coaches and staff use their personal aol and yahoo email addresses instead.

http://www.lincolnstars.com/contactus.htm

Anonymous said...

I must confess, in this department I have to give the edge to ChL teams(at least over Ohio-Lincoln websites).

Yeti said...

Actually, Lincoln's site has been upgraded a bit...new graphics, that's it. Even as a Stars fan, I'd have to say their website is pretty ghetto. Whoever they pay to be their webmaster is stealing from them.

Anonymous said...

As a Stars fan I have to agree that the website is not up to par compared to other sites. Apparently the Stars would rather spend money on the on ice product.

Anonymous said...

The Stars use the same light show every year so what else is there to spend that much money on? They don't have to pay a video staff. It doesn't cost that much money to hire a company to design a site. An intern from the U could even design something a lot more professional.

Anonymous said...

I'm guessing coaches like using their own e-mail addresses so they can take them with them when they leave.

Anonymous said...

Ohhh, if you are talking about on ice products....the blow up blue buffalo that SF has absolutely sucks!!!!

Half the time the head either doesn't go up or the whole thing falls down early!!!