Tuesday, September 30, 2008

September ECHL Signings of CHL Players

Four CHL players have signed contracts with ECHL teams this month. In addition, two others have signed AHL contracts and been assigned to ECHL teams.

Elgin Reid (Windsor Spits, OHL) signed an AHL contract with the Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins and was assigned to the ECHL Wheeling Nailers.

Luke Lynes (Brampton Battalion, OHL) signed an AHL contract with the Springfield Falcons and has been assigned to the Stockton Thunder

Other recent CHL players that signed with ECHL teams this month are:
Judd Blackwater (Spokane Chiefs, WHL) signed with the Fresno Falcons.
Wes Cunningham (Plymouth Whalers, OHL) signed with the Florida Everblades.
Kris Sparre (Mississauga Majors, OHL) signed with the Idaho Steelheads
Geoff Walker (PEI Rocket, QMJHL) signed with the Phoenix Roadrunners.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Complete List of CHL Players Still with NHL Teams

Rather than finishing the explanation of who was in camps and has been cut, at this point, it would be more efficient to just list who is still with an NHL team. It is surprising how many CHL players are still in NHL camps, but this number will be reduced precipitously over the next few days.

This is in alphabetically reverse order by NHL team:

Washington--John Carlson (London Knights, OHL)

Vancouver--Cody Hodgson (Brampton Battalion, OHL)

Toronto--Chris DiDomenico (Saint John Sea Dogs, QMJHL), Eric Wellwood (Windsor Spitfires, OHL), Luke Schenn (Kelowna Rockets, WHL)

Tampa Bay--Steven Stamkos (Sarnia Sting, OHL)

St. Louis--Alex Pietrangelo (Niagara Ice Dogs, OHL)

San Jose--Logan Couture (Ottawa 67s, OHL)


Phoenix--Mikkel Boedker (Kitchener Rangers, OHL)

Philadelphia--Luca Sbisa (Lethbridge Hurricanes, WHL)


New York Rangers--None

New York Islanders--Kevin Poulin (Victoriaville Tigres, QMJHL), Mark Katic (Sarnia Sting, OHL), Simon Lacroix (Shawinigan Cataractes, QMJHL), Matt Martin (Sarnia Sting, OHL), Max Gratchev (Lewiston MAINEiacs, QMJHL), Justin Dibenedetto (Sarnia Sting, OHL), Josh Bailey (Windsor Spitfires, OHL)

New Jersey Devils--None


Montreal--PK Subban (Belleville Bulls, OHL), Olivier Fortier (Rimouski Oceanic, QMJHL)

Minnesota--Tyler Cuma (Ottawa 67s, OHL), Colton Gillies (Saskatoon Blades, WHL)

Los Angeles--Thomas Hickey (Seattle Thunderbirds, WHL), Oscar Moller (Chilliwack Bruins, WHL), Drew Doughty (Guelph Storm, OHL), Martin Jones (Calgary Hitmen, WHL)





Columbus--Devin Didiomete (Sarnia Sting, OHL), Maksim Mayorov (Brandon Wheat Kings, WHL), Nikita Filatov (Sudbury Wolves, OHL), Jakub Voracek (Halifax Mooseheads, QMJHL)


Chicago--Akim Aliu (London Knights, OHL) and Kyle Beach (Everett Silvertips, WHL)

Carolina--Brandon Sutter (Red Deer Rebels, WHL), Zach Boychuk (Lethbridge Hurricanes, WHL), and Drayson Bowman (Spokane Chiefs, WHL)

Calgary--John Negrin (Kootenay Ice, WHL)

Buffalo--Tyler Myers (Kelowna Rockets, WHL)


Atlanta--Zach Bogosian (Peterborough Petes, OHL)

Anaheim--Logan McMillan (Halifax Mooseheads, QMJHL)