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MARTY MURRAY

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Murray was drafted 96th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft from the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings and joined the Flames organization in 1995. He spent three seasons dividing his time between the Calgary Flames and the Saint John Flames in the AHL, playing 19 NHL games. Murray then spent two seasons playing in Europe, [...]

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MATHIEU SCHNEIDER: BACK IN VANCOUVER

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
The nucks youngsters learned a lot from Mathieu Schneider.
Keep your mouth shut, work hard, and your time will come.
Schneider did none of the above and after 17 games – 2 goals, 3 assists, and 12 penalty minutes – was sent to the peg.

And that was just before half the Vancouver D were injured, [...]

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GRABNER’S FLYING

January 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
The kid broke his foot in a freak accident on November 1st.
Michael Grabner, 22, had played in nine games with the Canucks – after his recall to Vancouver on Oct. 14th. In that span, he had two goals and three assists.
He had started his season in Manitoba where he had 4 goals and [...]

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A.H.L. MOOSE UPDATE – DECEMBER 23RD

December 26th, 2009 · No Comments

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WALSKY SURPRISES AT SKILLS COMPETITION

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
Eric Walsky won the fastest skater competition, finishing his lap  in a time of 13.46 seconds — .22 seconds quicker than Marco Rosa.
Then the rookie surprised the fans at the MTS Centre by hitting all five targets in the accuracy shooting challenge in just 11.96 seconds.
“I didn’t expect to win, to be honest [...]

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THE MOOSE: WAITING TO MAKE A RUN

November 17th, 2009 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
The Moose share the same boat as the nucks.
They’re a tad over .500, with 22 points in 21 games (1-9-2). They’ve had their own injuries, but have also been stocking Vancouver when nucks players have been injured.
Fortunately, most of the AHL haven’t fared much better, and the Moose are tied for 6th in [...]

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ANOTHER D INJURY IN THE PEG

November 12th, 2009 · No Comments

The play-by-play went like this:

“The check, along the right-wing boards near the faceoff circle, saw [Manitoba Dman Mike] Funk readying to move the puck out of his zone. He made the play and took the hit, a rising blow that contained elbow, forearm and at the end, stick, and also included the new, popular move [...]

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MIKE FUNK: LOGGING THE MINUTES IN THE ‘PEG

November 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Two Manitoba Dmen are logging up the minutes. Nolan Baumgartner  played more than 32 minutes and Mike Funk more than 26 in Friday’s 2-1 shootout win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
With veteran Lawrence Nycholat injured, the Moose have relied plenty on the pair.
“How I look at it is that (Brian) Salcido has to be better, as does (Evan) Oberg [...]

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SHIROKOV BACK IN THE BIG TENT

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments

The Manitoba Moose have lost their top offensive weapon.
The parent Vancouver Canucks recalled high-scoring Russian winger Sergei Shirokov on Sunday morning. There’s a chance the 23-year-old could play tonight in Vancouver when the Canucks host…the Edmonton Oilers.
Shirokov is Manitoba’s leading scorer after recording four goals and six assists in 10 games after being assigned to [...]

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IT'S WINNIPEG, NOT PURGATORY….

September 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

by Ron Spence
Their second night in Manitoba, ‘nucks prospects are checking out apartments or settling into their hotel rooms.

They can stew on their situation, or remember that they were two games away from hoisting the Calder Cup – and having their name on a Championship banner.

And, if The Patriot-News can have flashy headlines, so can [...]

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