Reid Cashman** (2, Quinnipiac '07)
Ethan Graham*** (2, Michigan State '07)
Jason Jozsa****** (6, Colorado College '03)
Brock Sheahan (1, Notre Dame '08)
Jason Woll (Rookie, Milwaukee School of Engineering '09)
Mark Derlago*** (2, Brandon Wheat Kings '07)
Bryan Leitch (Rookie, Quinnipiac '09)
Jozef Sladok (1, Plymouth Whalers '08)
Matt Pierce (Rookie, Mercyhurst '09)
Mike Taylor (1, Harvard '08)
Mark Van Guilder*
* = Attended Predators Training Camp
** = Played more than 10 games with an AHL team last year (each successive star indicates an additional ten games)
I think it's interesting that we have Sladok in camp. This is a guy who is truly reputed for his pugilism. He racked up 37 fighting majors in the OHL over a two year span, and 11 fights in 29 games last year in the CHL.
Ads drop their preseason opener to Chicago. Pickard let in two of the five goals, Smith the other three, and apparently Smith's were of the soft variety. Ian McKenzie scored the lone Ads goal. Sounds like PP issues are an organizational problem.
"There's no hurry. I'm only 20 years old," [Blum] said. "There's a lot of time left. You want to do it as quick as possible. But you want to have a good, solid career. I'll wait for the moment I'm ready, and I can make an impact."
Chet Pickard's first professional start is... probably the worst thing that could have possibly happened. He gave up as many goals in one start as Dekanich gave up in three starts, and the Ads fall 7-5 to Abbottsford.