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Submitted by pete on October 22, 2005 - 16:11
Partly as a consequence of Artyukhin and Tarnasky being reassigned to Springfield, [url=http://www.falconsahl.com/detpages/pressbox2797.shtml]LW/C Adam Henrich has been reassigned to Johnstown of the ECHL[/url]. Henrich recorded an assist in last night's victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack, but that evidently was not enough to spare him the humbling experience of demotion. Henrich, a former 2002 2nd round pick, has the potential to blossom into a power forward in the professional ranks but has been chastized for a poor work ethic and an unwillingness to play in high traffic areas since his Springfield debut last season.
Submitted by pete on October 22, 2005 - 12:01
Fredrik Norrena has lost back to back games for the first time this season. Today, Linkopings lost to Timra 2-0 on the strength of a Jussi Tarvainen shutout. Norrena stopped 27 of 29 shots in the loss. His record now falls to 8-2-1. Andreas Holmqvist was moved down to Linkopings' fourth pairing for the game.
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2005 - 22:43
Meanwhile, on the [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elba]Isle of Elba[/url]... Jean-Francois Soucy [url=http://www.echl.com/cgi-bin/ppublic.cgi?action=summary&id=2290]notched an assist[/url] in Phoenix's season opening 4-2 victory over the Utah Grizzlies. The Roadrunners [url=http://www.phxroadrunners.com/news/?id=2424]got a taste[/url] of Soucy's oft-hidden offensive capabilities in an intra-squad scrimmage which took place Wednesday just after Soucy's reassignment to Phoenix. In that game Soucy had a hat trick including the game-tying goal with just 35 seconds left.
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2005 - 22:38
Erik Erlendsson [url=http://bolts.tbo.com/lightning/MGB5EGCD3FE.html]reports in the Trib[/url] that Evgeny Artyukhin and Nick Tarnasky have been sent down to Springfield of the AHL. The move is expected to be only a temporary measure to save cap room with the Lightning having a 4 days off until they play New Jersey Wednesday night. It is expected Tarnasky and Artyukhin will be recalled from Springfield at that time.
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2005 - 19:59
The Lightning's perennial woes against the Ottawa Senators continue as the roller coaster that is the '05-'06 Tampa Bay Lightning found a trough on the rails again tonight. OTT-4 TB-1 Nick Tarnasky and Evgeny Artyukhin found themselves involved in some physical altercations late in the game, most notably an Evgeny Artyukhin hit from behind that probably should've been a major opening up Patrick Eaves. Artyukhin with 7:05 of ice time, 1 shot on goal and 2 hits. Nick Tarnasky finished with 6:35 of ice time with 1 shot on goal, 1 hit, 1 takeaway, 37% on faceoffs and 2 PIMs. Logic dictates there will be some roster movement soon on the lower lines.