The Komets might be only two points out of first place in the Turner Conference – they are 25-13-2 and behind Evansville – but the feeling right now isn’t one of supreme confidence.
With the trade deadline coming Monday, general manager David Franke said changes aren’t imminent but are being considered. Read More at: journalgazette.net
The Komets went from 11-2-1 in December to 5-6-1 in January, so what changed?
First off, they were out-scored 37-35 in January, scoring only nine power-play goals and only four first goals. The goals-against average was 3.08 and save percentage was .897 for the month. Two big differences were in team shooting percentage at .075 percent and plus-minus as the entire team was minus-9. In December those numbers were .115 percent and plus-82. Read More at: news-sentinel.com
The Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees of the Central Hockey League announced on Thursday that they have placed two players on waivers.
Forward Tyler Barr and defenseman Ryan Warsofsky were placed on waivers by the team.
Barr played in eight games with the Bees scoring one goal and Warsofsky played in two games with the team. Read more →
The Central Hockey League announced today that Evansville’s Bryan Gillis has been named the Sher-Wood Central Hockey League Goaltender of the Month for Janurary/2012.
Gillis will receive a Sher-Wood/CHL logoed watch courtesy of Sher-Wood and the Central Hockey League to recognize his accomplishment. Read more →
The Central Hockey League announced today that Missouri forward Brandon Coccimiglio has been named the Sher-Wood Central Hockey League Player of the Month for January/2012.
Coccimiglio will receive a Sher-Wood/CHL logoed watch courtesy of Sher-Wood and the Central Hockey League to recognize his accomplishment (www.sher-wood.com). Read more →
Heading into the month of February, the CHL has had a banner year in having players move up to the American Hockey League (AHL).
So far this season, 29 call-ups have given some of the young stars of the CHL a chance to showcase their skills and abilities at a higher level. Read more →
When the Quad-City Mallards’ season began in October, rookie Jeremy Boyer looked nothing like the scorer he was in the junior leagues.
In his final season in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Boyer scored 42 goals in 50 games, yet he managed just two markers in his first 19 games in the Quad-Cities. Instead of a sniper, the rookie was an afterthought in the Mallards’ stable of weapons. Read More at: qctimes.com
The Laredo Bucks, of the Central Hockey League, defeated the Texas Brahmas 6-0.
The Laredo Bucks and the Texas Brahmas went head to head for the seventh time this season on Wednesday night. The Bucks played the Brahmas last Saturday night and lost their first game in overtime this season. Read more →
The Central Hockey League announced today that Evansville goaltender Bryan Gillis has been named the recipient of the 50/50 Central/CHL Rookie of the Month (January/2012).
The first-year net minder will receive a special gift courtesy of 50/50 Central and the Central Hockey League. Read more →
The Wichita Thunder did something that no other team could do this season and that is earn the #1 spot on the CHL Coaches Poll in back-to-back announcements. For complete results, CLICK HERE!
The Thunder have now been on top three times this season and their 27-12-2 record has them atop the Berry Conference and their 56 points are the most in the CHL. Read more →
The Allen Americans and Head Coach and GM Dwight Mullins announced today that goalie Rejean Beauchemin has been recalled by San Antonio of the American Hockey League.
Beauchemin, who won the Oakley Goalie of the week in the CHL this week, has only given up five goals total in his last five starts, including two shutouts last week. Read more →
There is only one matchup tonight in the Central Hockey League which showcases two Texas teams battling it out for a better spot in the Berry Conference. Follow on Twitter @CHLprohockey
The Laredo Bucks (16-23-1) will host the Texas Brahmas (20-15-7) tonight as these rivals match up once again. These squads will showdown tonight, have tomorrow night to rest up, and then will be back at it for a Friday night rematch. Read more →
The Thunder has kept its seamstresses busy this season.
Wichita’s best players have come and gone due to injuries and promotions, and the jersey lettering signifying the Thunder’s captain and alternate captains have been just as well traveled.
For now, they’re resting with captain Travis Wight and alternates Alex Bourret and Andrew Martens. Bourret and Martens were recently re-assigned to the Thunder after stints in the AHL. Read More at: kansas.com
The Rapid City Rush erased a 3-0 second intermission deficit on Tuesday night in Dayton defeating the Gems 4-3 in a shootout earning their second win through for games on their seven-game journey.
Scott Wray scored a pair of goals and Shawn Limpright netted the game winner in the shootout. Read more →