Hopefully, you caught today's story on Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs equipment manager Billy Welker, who has ties to former owners David Welker (his father) and Ken Ullyot (his grandfather).
Click here to read the story, previewing the games today and Friday between Fort Wayne and Bossier-Shreveport.
Did you know that Billy Welker was Al Sims' first equipment manager as a head coach?
- I keep hearing a lot of people -- players and fans alike -- stating some confidence about the Komets' chances come the playoffs, despite them being in eighth place in the conference, because the Komets habitually are so strong toward the end of the season and in the playoffs. I agree on that, but I must wonder in the abbreviated CHL season (66 games, compared to 76 in the IHL) if the timing will throw the karma off for the Komets. I know it sounds hokey, but you have to admit it feels a little early to be contemplating playoffs.
- I neglected to post these earlier: Carroll wins the state hockey title; and Leo falls in its title game.
- Former Komets coach Bruce Boudreau made a little news: Click here.