Monthly Archives: July 2008

>Rule Changes Approved

>Yup. Finally, in print, here are the rule changes for the 2008-2009 season. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments section.

>Effinger at St. Louis Blues Development Camp

>Charlie Effinger @ Blues Camp
A nice writeup on former RedHawk goaltender Charlie Effinger can be found here. The Article talks about his expierience at the Blues development camp. It’s worth checking out!


>RedHawks Go to Camp

>As NHL development camps continue to open and close in the next week, the rosters are being released and yes, a few RedHawks, or in some cases, former RedHakws, are included. Even if camps have already been completed, I’ll keep updating the list of names as I come across more of the rosters. Enjoy!

Chicago Blackhawks
(F) Nathan Davis-, 6’1, 193, Rocky River, Ohio (2005 Draft, 113th Overall)

Colorado Avalanche
(F) Justin Mercier- 5’11, 190, Erie, Pennsylvania (2005 Draft, 168th Overall)

Columbus Blue Jackets
(D) Will Weber- 6’4, 205, Gaylord, Michigan (2007 Draft, 53rd Overall)

Los Angeles Kings
(D) Alec Martinez- 6’0, 188, Rochester Hills, Michigan (2007 Draft, 95th Overall)
(G) Jeff Zatkoff- 6’1, 180, Chesterfield, Michigan (2006 Draft, 74th Overall)

Minnesota Wild
(F) Brian Kaufman- 6’4, 205, Shoreview, Minnesota (Invitee)

Ottawa Senators
(D) Mitch Ganzak- 5’11, 205, Redford, Michigan (Invitee)

St. Louis Blues
(G) Charlie Effinger- 6’1, 190, Belleville, Illinois (Invitee)

>Boyle Now A Shark

>Former RedHawk defenseman Dan Boyle (Class of ’98) has been acquired by the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. Boyle, who spent 6 years of his professional career on the Tampa Bay blueline, was sent to San Jose, along with Lightning teammate Brad Lukowich in exchange for Matt Carle, Ty Wishart, a first round 2009 draft pick and a fourth round draft pick in the 2010 draft. In his 4 years at Miami, Boyle netted 40 goals and 107 assists for a total of 147 points and was a 1997 & 1998 First Team West All-American selection.

Here is the official announcement

>Ryan Jones traded to Nashville


Former RedHawk captain Ryan Jones (Class of ’08) has been traded to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Marek Zidlicky. Minnesota has also sent Nashville a second round pick in the 2009 NHL Draft.

To Nashville:
Ryan Jones
2009 Second Round Draft Pick

To Minnesota:
Marek Zidlicky

Official Nashville Announcemnt