Flames Re-sign Hale

Former Sioux defenseman David Hale re-signed with the Calgary Flames yesterday. Hale signed a one-year deal reportedly worth $590,000. Last season, Hale made $550,000. Hale was traded from New Jersey to Calgary near the trading deadline. He played in 43 regular-season games with the Devils and 11 with the Flames. Hale also played in two…
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Where Will The Eagle Land?

One interesting storyline to watch when the NHL’s free-agency signing period opens at 11 a.m. Sunday will be to follow what happens with former Sioux goaltender Ed Belfour. The 42-year-old Belfour told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel earlier this offseason that he plans to play another season. At that time, it looked like the Florida Panthers…
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Cup Headed To Bemidji Tomorrow

The Stanley Cup will be back in area tomorrow (Thursday) as Bemidji native Joe Motzko spends his day with the trophy. Motzko, a former St. Cloud State player, was a member of the Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks. For those in the area interested in checking it out, Motzko will display the Cup at Bemidji Community Arena (next…
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A Sports Fan’s Checklist

ESPN’s Jim Caple compiled an interesting list for a Page 2 article: The top 101 sporting events you should experience before you die. Hockey found its way on the list in several spots: 3. Winter Olympics (It’s not specifically hockey, but is there a larger draw?)20. Stanley Cup playoffs game36. NCAA Frozen Four37. Canadiens-Leafs game63. Camp…
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Bruneteau Traded To Indiana

Sioux recruit Brett Bruneteau was traded from the Omaha Lancers to the Indiana Ice today. Bruneteau, who was drafted in the fourth round by the Washington Capitals last weekend, was traded for Gopher recruit Nico Sacchetti, who was drafted in the second by the Dallas Stars. The upcoming season will be Bruneteau’s last in the…
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