Friday, July 16, 2010

WHL Notes July 16

Medicine Hat announced the promotion of Tigers’ director of scouting Brad McEwen to the position of general manager with the recent departure of former general manager/head coach Willie Desjardins to the Dallas Stars of the NHL.

Brad McEwen then announced the promotion of Tigers’ associate coach Shaun Clouston to the head coaching position.
Clouston has spent the past seven seasons in Medicine Hat as associate coach to Desjardins.

Blades Patterson Signs With Flames
Last season Patterson had 26 goals and 33 assists.
He is eligible to play for the Blades this season as an over-ager, but the writer feels he might be part of the AHL Heat.