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Shallow Frozen Water: MY Team Canada

From Shallow Frozen Water (blog): Based on experience and meanness, that should mean that the other shutdown defender would be Colten Teubert, who was on last year’s version. Teubert has seemingly discovered his offensive touch this year, if his 21 points in 27 WHL games are to be believed… however, I remember all too well…

FanHouse MUVPs: Western Conference — NHL FanHouse

Wayne Simmonds, Los Angeles RW — No matter who his linemates are, Simmonds is often most responsible for creating scoring chances. Now the lanky 21-year-old has goals in three straight games, giving him a stat line of 8-8-16 in 28 games. All of his points have come at even-strength. He is also an LA-leading plus-9.…

Hartford’s Locke Named Reebok/AHL Player Of The Month – OurSports Central – Independent and Minor League Sports News

Other nominees for Reebok/AHL Player of the Month include Adirondack center Jon Matsumoto, Albany right wing Jerome Samson, Binghamton center Martin St. Pierre, Bridgeport left wing Sean Bentivoglio, Chicago center Jason Krog, Grand Rapids left wing Tomas Tatar, Hamilton center David Desharnais, Hershey center Keith Aucoin, Houston right wing Jon DiSalvatore, Lowell right wing Vladimir…

Voynov makes Russia’s Selection Camp Roster (as would have Loktionov, if he had two arms)

Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1992 Alexander Zalivin, Dinamo Moscow, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Alexei Trifonov, Lada Togliatti, 1990 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 1990 Dmitri Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitri Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, 1990 Nikita Zaitsev, Sibir Novosibirsk, 1991 Nikita Pivtsakin, Avangard Omsk, 1991…

Schenn, Teubert, Kozun, Deslauriers and Jones make Team Canada’s Junior Team Selection Camp Roster

GOALIES Jake Allen, Montreal (QMJHL) St. Louis, ’08 (2, 34) Matt Hackett, Plymouth (OHL) Minnesota ’09 (3, 77) Martin Jones, Calgary (WHL) L.A. ’08 (FA/JA) Olivier Roy, Cape Breton (QMJHL) Edmonton ’09 (5, 133) DEFENCE Jared Cowen, Spokane (WHL) Ottawa ’09 (1, 9) Calvin de Haan, Oshawa (OHL) NY Islanders ’09 (1, 12) Nicholas Deslauriers,…

S-Kings alive and kicking

First-round draft pick Colten Teubert of White Rock, taken 13th overall by Los Angeles in 2008, paid Ontario head coach Karl Taylor a nice compliment when in Victoria last Wednesday for the WHL-Russia game. The highly-regarded world junior gold-medallist rearguard Teubert said he learned a lot from Taylor during a 14-game stint with the Reign…

Bud Holloway blogs funny

Excerpts: Azey (Azevedo) has a “lower body” injury and will be out for a while.  Now all he does is lie in his room and listen to “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”  It’s hard to get to sleep with him crying over how well written the song is. [...] It’s late November and still no…