Denver peppered Chill goalie Linus Lundin with 43 shots but St. Charles battled back from a 3-0 second period deficit to close within a goal on Kyle O’Kane’s ninth but an empty netter from Garett Bembridge, his 30th, counted for the final tally.
Anaheim Ducks forward and St. Louis native Pat Maroon was oh-so-close to playing his first game against the Blues last March. But after arriving in town, the Ducks adjusted their roster and Maroon, an emergency call-up at the time, was sent back to the American Hockey League.
Ducks’ forward Patrick Maroon missed a chance to play in his hometown of St. Louis last season when he was reassigned to Norfolk the day before a matchup with the Blues. He won’t miss his chance tonight.
The Minnesota Wilderness, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that forward Zach Jordan has made his NCAA Division I commitment to Michigan Tech University. Michigan Tech currently competes in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA).
Curtis McElhinney will take over in net for the Blue Jackets. The club called up Mike McKenna from their American Hockey League affiliate in Syracuse, Mass., earlier Wednesday. To make room for McKenna, the Blue Jackets sent down forward Michael Chaput, who had an assist and two penalty minutes in 17 games this season for the team.
Kyle Kraemer of the Ontario Reign is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Nov. 25-Dec. 1.
Kraemer scored five goals, added two assists and was a +5 last week as the Reign went 4-0-0 to increase their Pacific Division lead to eight points.
Ryan MacInnis wasn’t born when the Calgary Flames won the Stanley Cup, but he’s heard all of the stories and has seen the pictures and video evidence.