NHL to SEATTLE

WEEKEND READING, LISTENING, AND VIEWING 2018-08-17

LOCAL

What’s in a name? For Seattle’s future NHL team, more than meets the Sock-eye  Seattle Times tackles the name game exercise.

Tuesdays with Tod  NHL Seattle president, Tod Leiweke, jumped on KJR radio with Dave ‘Softy’ Mahler in what will be a regular segment. (Tod’s segment starts about the 43 minute mark)

Lexi Bender Wants Isobel Back with the Pride  Snohomish native, Lexi Bender is back playing with the Boston Pride.

Once upon a time, a Seattle sports team traded a player for a bus. A used bus.  (Paywall) Great story how the Seattle Breakers traded a player for a bus.

JUNIORS

T-Birds Announce 2018 Training Camp Schedule Hockey is back…kind of next week.

Tips 2018-19 Training Camp Open to the Public, Starts Aug. 23  Same.

New GM Bil La Forge ready to take the wheel for Thunderbirds  Andy Eide sits down with new Seattle Thunderbirds GM

NHL

Blues break ground on new practice facility  The St. Louis Blues broke grown on a beautiful 4 sheet community ice area. Can’t wait to see something like that in Seattle.

Your 2018-19 NHL on NBC TV schedule  NBC announced their TV schedule for the 2018-19 season and I have already started to block out my calendar.

Pronman: 2018-19 NHL farm system rankings  (Paywall) I’ve been plowing through these farm system posts with an eye toward an expansion draft in 2020.