Colton Point is looking more and more like the Dallas Stars’ next big hit from the Jamie Benn-John Klingberg round. The 2016 fifth-round pick just came off a breakout season for the Colgate Raiders in which he became a contender for college hockey’s biggest player honor. Now the Hobey Baker Award finalist is making waves at the 2018 Traverse City Prospect Tournament.
One of the offseason aims for the Boston Bruins was bringing a little more experience and a little more physical thump to their fourth line, and the Bruins did that by signing Chris Wagner to a two-year contract on the opening day of free agency.
FOXBOROUGH — Chris Wagner chuckles at the thought that he’ll be wearing No. 14 for his hometown team. When he was growing up in Walpole, that was Sergei Samsonov’s Bruins sweater. He enjoyed watching the Russian winger create magic while cutting figure-8s around the offensive zone.
When the opportunity presents itself to play hockey more than halfway across the globe, represent your own country and interact with koalas and kangaroos, you don't turn it down. Jake Kulevich certainly didn't. The American Hockey League defenseman from Marblehead played for the USA squad that took on Canada for five games in New Zealand and Australia earlier the summer.
The Stena Line Belfast Giants have announced the signings of Kyle Baun and Francis Beauvillier for the 2018/19 Elite League season. Baun arrives from the Toronto Marlies, AHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Manitoba Moose Hockey Club, in conjunction with its ECHL affiliate, the Jacksonville Icemen, announced today the Moose have recalled defenceman Jake Kulevich and forward Elgin Pearce from the Icemen.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that the hockey club has acquired forwards Tomas Plekanec and Kyle Baun from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Rinat Valiev, Kerby Rychel and Toronto's second round draft pick in 2018.
If there is a silver lining to the Ducks’ myriad of injury issues, it is that Chris Wagner and Derek Grant are getting increased roles and instilling belief that they can handle them until the ailing return.
Fueled by a monumental work ethic he felt mirrored his parents’, and a desire to win at all costs, Dan Wildfong made the most out of his 5-foot-10, 190-pound frame during an eight-year (1999-2007) professional hockey career – played out entirely in Shreveport and Bossier City.
Defenceman Jake Kulevich earned an American Hockey League contract with the Manitoba Moose for the upcoming campaign by making a good impression in an 11-game stint with the club at the end of last season. It was a whirlwind introduction to pro hockey for the product of Marblehead, Mass. who joined the Jets’ AHL affiliate after closing out a four year NCAA career at Colgate University.
The North American Hockey League’s Shreveport Mudbugs are retiring the jersey of former player and Clinton native Dan Wildfong. During his eight seasons with the Mudbugs, Wildfong earned an average of a point per game.