Stars Running Out Of Time

The Dallas Stars are running out of time if they want to sign Matt Watkins. Under the NHL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, college players become free agents if they are not signed by Aug. 15 after their senior season. So the Stars have about two weeks to ink Watkins (fifth round in 2005) or else he…
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Lamoureux Lands NHL Deal

After a brilliant year in the ECHL, Jean-Philippe Lamoureux has landed an NHL contract with the Buffalo Sabres. It is a two-way, one-year deal. He is expected to start the season with the Portland Pirates. For more, read the story (including quotes) here.

Wilson Named Associate Coach At TB

The Tampa Bay Lightning have Brandon Bochenski, David Hale and Matt Smaby. Now, they have a former Sioux coaching them, too. Rick Wilson, who played at UND and started his coaching career in Grand Forks, too, was hired as the associate head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning today. Wilson was most recently the associate…
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Hennessy To Keep Calling Games

This year, UND is changing up how it handles broadcasting for the future, bringing everything in-house. As far as hockey is concerned, you probably won’t notice a huge difference. KFGO is still carrying the games and the longtime Voice of the Sioux, Tim Hennessy, has been hired by UND to continue calling games on the…
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Oshie Signing Autographs Today

For those interested, T.J. Oshie will be at Rydell’s on south Washington signing autographs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight. Oshie is in town to participate in the golf event that’s put on by his father, Tim. The golfers will hit King’s Walk Golf Course on Thursday afternoon. Oshie just completed his first NHL season…
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