I had no idea this was in the works - did you? The jerseys look sweet, though I'm not totally sold on the tangential connection to past franchises in the same city (for example, should the Avalanche bust out a Colorado Rockies jersey?).
Ambri is one of the most popular clubs in Europe, if not the only "cult club" here with supporters everywhere. The crowd is spectacular although the team is one of the worst for years in the National League A. After their wins the whole crowd sings "La Montanara" - a pure goose flesh feeling!
Tonight the Harvard Crimson host the Yale Bulldogs in ECAC Hockey action. Two Canucks' prospects will play, in Harvard sophomore defenseman Patrick McNally and Yale freshman forward Matthew Beattie.
Added bonus: if listen on WHRB.org, you can hear my booming manly voice occasionally doing colour commentary. Tune in, why don't you?
The Canucks have placed forwards Andrew Ebbett, Guillaume Desbiens, Andrew Gordon and defencemen Derek Joslin and Patrick Mullen on waivers today. These guys, unlikely to be claimed off the wire, will play for the Chicago Wolves, as a lockout looms.