BY: Brittany Burke
Last Friday night and despite it being the end of summer with the heat sitting still in the muggy air, droves of cars fill a Cromwell parking lot with boys and men a like filing out holding what could be mistaken for football bags (the sport of the upcoming season) but as they head toward the Champions Skating Center it is apparent that football pads are the last thing to fill their duffels.
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Tagged Anaheim Ducks, Champions Skating Center, Danbury Ice Arena, Danbury Whalers, Federal Hockey League, National Hockey League, Nick Niedert, Ron Hainsey, Sports
BY: Bruce Berlet
It’s hardly been an OFF-season for Connecticut Whale/New York Rangers center Kris Newbury.
First, Newbury’s wife, Amanda, gave birth to the couple’s third child, Jorja, on May 7.
“The little one is growing like a weed,” proud papa said with a wide smile.
Newbury also was involved in plenty of off-ice activities, mostly baseball, with 8-year-old son Jake and 6-year-old daughter Jaidyn. And when not busy with the kids, Newbury was working out 2-to-3 hours four days a week with former Whale strength and conditioning coach Jeremy Goodman at Future Fitness Sport Specific Training at Champions Skating Center, the Whale’s practice facility when they’re not at the XL Center in Hartford.
Posted in AHL, Connecticut Whale, ECHL, Greenville Road Warriors, Hartford Whalers, Hartford Wolf Pack, Hockey, New York Rangers, NHL, Sports
Tagged AHL, Artem Anisimov, Brodie Dupont, Columbus Blue Jackets, Connecticut Whale, Gerry McDonald, John Tortorella, Jon DiSalvatore, Kris Newbury, Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers, Ron Hainsey, South Windsor High School, XL Center
The American Hockey League announced today the 2010-11 AHL All-Rookie Team, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 30 member cities.
The team consists of one goaltender, two defensemen and three forwards:
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Tagged AHL, Alex Goligoski, American Hockey League, Brad Boyes, Brendan Smith, Cory Sarich, Eddie Lack, Erik Gustafsson, Luke Adam, Rhett Rakhshani, Ron Hainsey, Teddy Purcell, Troy Brouwer, Zac Dalpe