Thursday, January 14, 2010
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
After first letting the option deadline for a contract extension pass, the Frankfurt Lions have reached an agreement on a new deal through the end of the 2010-2011 season with general manager Dwayne Norris. As a player, the Newfoundland native appeared in 616 DEL games. As a manager, he has been at the job in Frankfurt since 2006-07.
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Former San Jose farmhand Seamus Kotyk has agreed to a contract for the remainder of the 2009-10 season with Innsbruck where he played two seasons in the EBEL before the club voluntarily dropped down to the Nationalliga. The goalie from London, ON is a 146-game AHL veteran who also won a Memorial Cup with Ottawa in 1998-99.
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Mannheim has hired on former Krefeld head coach Martin Jiranek to assist new head coach Teal Fowler after the club fired Doug Mason. Mason was let go on Monday,fired by his second team in two seasons. The German-Canadian Jiranek is a former top player in the DEL.
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The Salzburg Red Bulls gambled and lost in Jesenice going down 1-0 to the Slovenians. Pierre Page's squad rested most of their key players to concentrate on the Continental Cup finals coming up this weekend in Grenoble expecting that they would still be able to handle their last place opponents. Unfortunately for them, American Dov Grumet-Morris was unbeatable in goal and a late tally gave the home side the victory.
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Monday, January 11, 2010
Färjestad have traded Canadian forward Lee Goren to SC Bern in exchange for Slovak Lubos Bartecko in an extremely rare international deal. With Goren, the Swiss club is hoping to add some extra toughness. The 33-year-old Winnipegger played 9 games last season for Zug. This year his numbers have been off, totalling only 5 points in 16 games in Sweden.
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Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Jesse Schultz for the remainder of the 2009-10 season. The 27-year-old winger has been playing for Björklöven in the Swedish Allsvenskan this season. In 21 games, the 374-game AHL veteran managed 16 points.
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Monday, January 4, 2010
Sunday, January 3, 2010
Graz center Warren Norris scored on a powerplay to tie the game at 2-2 with just 4 seconds left in regulation time and the 99ers finished the job in overtime as the spoiled the party in Zagreb 3-2. Jean-Philippe Pare ended the night with helpers on all three goals.
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It didn't take Norm Maracle long to land on his feet. The former Ljubljana netminder who was released this week for financial reasons has signed to play for Cologne for the rest of the season. The 34-year-old former Atlanta Thrasher played from 2007-09 for the Iserlohn Roosters.
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