The 2011 CBC / NHLPA Player Poll results have been published..
So I’m not sure which is the greater myth… that Rexall Ice is the best in the league, or that Rexall Ice is the worst in the league. You’d have to figure that the players would be the best judge of this, it would seem. And that’s what several of them did in the 2011 CBC and NHLPA player poll.
As it is well known now, Edmonton was named #2 (#1 was the New York Islanders) least desirable team to play for right now… and rightfully so. The team is at an all time low, about to follow up it’s first ever dead last finish (in the 2009/10 season) with potentially another dead last finish. But, it appears that Continue reading 'We don’t want to play there.. but you can stop blaming your ice now..'»
Catch an OKC Barons game on CBC this year..
The game will be shown on CBC on October 24th.
The Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League will be featured as part of a 10-game Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) series called “AHL on CBC” during the 2010-11 season, the American Hockey League office announced today.
All 10 games in the AHL on CBC series will feature AHL teams affiliated with one of the six Canadian NHL teams. The Barons, the primary developmental affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, will be showcased October 24 when they travel to Ontario to play the Hamilton Bulldogs, top affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. Faceoff is set for 1 p.m. (EDT). Other teams participating are the Abbotsford Heat (Calgary Flames), Manitoba Moose (Vancouver Canucks), Toronto Marlies (Toronto Maple Leafs) and Binghamton Senators (Ottawa Senators).
CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Saturday broadcasts will be followed by an AHL on CBC game on 10 Sunday afternoons, giving fans across Canada a chance to cheer on the NHL stars of tomorrow. All games will also be available live and on-demand on CBCSports.ca. Continue reading 'CBC to show an OKC Barons game for a 10-game “AHL on CBC”'»