his scoring record last year in ECHL was really good. my suspicion is he played a shut down role at the far higher KHL level. he's a big body but to play at KHL for that long you have to be able to skate really hard. id absolutely welcome a signing like this. when you think who he replaces in...
* same language
* brilliant FREE schooling for family
* free health care
* paid accommodation
* degree/masters for player
* not freezing cold
* canadians can travel with relative ease. usa has got mad rules.
* see a country with real genuine history.
* cost of living is pretty good.
if its so bad here play elsewhere?? as he said himself its not like they earn lots of money here its about experiences etc. im firmly in the camp of he played half paced last year with little physicality, moaned too much about the fans (and is now continuing) and is very lucky to be retained...
fournier im amazed has stayed, he looked ready for a crack at the big leagues! great stuff!
my only concern at the minute is we are going to be sentimental and sign the same roster. we have so far resigned some of our best players. haddad i have a question mark over his fitness. i still think...
I thought Joey could easily have been one of the tough decisions this summer. I will reserve judgement on whether this is a masterstroke or an emotional decision that went wrong later. If he is to get to the levels of a few years ago happy days.
each to their own. i thought for a guy who played 25 mins a night, took the body at every opportunity and never shirked a confrontation he did his job quite well.
what i was watching was Manchester's games on freesports that weren't necessarily against us as well. he often lined up against our...