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Sweden to Opt Out of the IIHF Transfer Agreement?

Passing along some information being reported by Bill Meltzer regarding a meeting taking place tomorrow in Stockholm on whether the SEL will join the RSL in opting out of the IIHF transfer agreement with the NHL. From Meltzer's article:

Färjestad general manager Håkan Loob spoke out saying, "The majority in the Hockey League think the new agreement is too unfavorable. ...It's a catastrophe that the NHL [clubs] must decide within two year whether or not to sign a player. What it means is that more [players] get NHL contracts and disappear from Elitserien. ...Without a transfer agreement, only contract-less players can disappear to the NHL. There's a lot of positives in it. Then we would have more control over the player market."

ECHL Game Night 11/27: South Carolina at Mississippi

Big game from Zbynek Hrdel and Stan Lascek as the Sea Wolves extend their winning streak to 3 games.

Henrich Returns

I can't believe it either...

According to, the Admirals have received RW Lance Moynch on loan from Mississippi of the ECHL and, yes, they have received LW/C Adam Henrich on loan from Wheeling of the ECHL. Moynch has 10 goals and 15 points in 17 games this season with Mississippi while Henrich, the former 2002 2nd round draft pick of the Lightning, has 10 goals and 20 points through 12 games with the Nailers.

Tuesday's Elitserien Score

Johan Harju had an assist and 2 penalty minutes in Lulea's 5-2 win over Djurgardens. Harju has 9 goals and 13 points in 23 games this season with 18 penalty minutes and a +2 rating. The young forward is also 46% on draws so far this year.

Monday and Tuesday's Superleague Scores

Anton But had an assist and 4 penalty minutes in St. Petersburg's 4-2 loss to Yaroslavl.

Alexei Glukhov had an assist in Cherepovets' 6-2 stomping of Khimik.

Dimitri Kazionov had an assist and 2 penalty minutes as Robert Esche and Kazan shut out Novgorod 3-0. Vasily Koshechkin served as Kazan's backup in the match.

Denis Kazionov was scoreless in Omsk's 4-3 loss to Chelyabinsk.

Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 2-0 win over Magnitogorsk.

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