Elite Prospects points out that Rauman Lukko says it has signed Kurtis McLean (apparently; can’t read Finnish), which would mark the first semi-official departure. That team includes Tomi Pettinen, recent signee Jakub Petruzalek, and a couple of other former North American pros. Elite Prospects also bears news and rumors about several former BST types.
Straight-shootin’ Curtis Hunt won’t be back to coach Binghamton, going to Regina instead. Is that the first change down in this league, or am I forgetting someone? Got to be forgetting someone. We’ll get the chart going soon.
From our old buddy Scott Lauber, photographic evidence that Ben Franklin is stuffing the ballot box again.
Congrats to the Spitfires, Memorial Cup champs. Check out that picture with Mickey Renaud’s sweater front-and-center.