Check out Ben Smith's story today on the opening of training camp. In it, he writes about the dynamic between the Komets' veterans and newcomers.
Click here to read the piece.
- The new Quad City Mallards opened their first training camp with a, um, crash. Click here. For some more on the Mallards' first day, click here.
- There's a story in the Peoria Journal Star about the possibility of the Rivermen winding up in the International Hockey League. I know several IHL officials have told me they believe it's going to happen. Personally, I think it would be entertaining just so writer Dave Eminian, who can't help but get his misinformed "Class-A level" hockey reference into every story about the IHL, would have to cover this league.
- Paul Costanzo of the Port Huron Times-Herald has a story on Scott O'Connor.
- The Muskegon Chronicle has a story on the return of the law, as in, Jason Lawmaster.