It may be Day 2 of the offseason, but there’s quite a few news items to pass along:
-Congratulations to Joe Whitney, who was named the final AHL Player of the Week for his seven point performance in 3 games this week. This is the second time this season he was given the honor…he also won for the week ending January 4th.
-Mike Keenan and Ben Johnson were sent to Orlando to help the Solar Bears with their Kelly Cup playoff run, which resumes Tuesday night at home against Florida.
-Stefan Matteau will be joining Team USA for the World Championships, which will take place in the Czech Republic from May 1st-15th. Raman Hrabarenka is expected to join Team Belarus in the coming days.
-And finally if you’re interested, the full first round Calder Cup playoff schedule can be found here. The postseason gets underway Wednesday night.