In a bit of odd summer news, former Washington prospect Eric Mestery has decided to retire from hockey because "the game was no longer fun for him," according to the general manager of his WHL team, the Tri-City Americans. Mestery was a second-round draft pick in 2008; the Capitals cut ties with him in June.
The 20-year-old Winnipeg native asked that he not be traded, according to Tri-City Americans GM Bob Tory, who said Mestery "informed me that the passion and commitment needed to play at this level was gone."
I have an google account, not a gmail account and I cant figure out how to add my adress. What am I doing wrong?
You don't need a gmail account, your google account will work fine. Click on Matthew's link, sign in, then click on "EDIT" near the top left. Then select the little blue marker tool to place the marker where you click on the map, and enter your name and description. Then click "done".
He was rumoured to be headed to Geneve-Servette the other day, looks like that's where he signed. Brian Pothier and Park, along with Tony Salmelainen and Jeff Toms is a nice group of imports. Bryan Lerg has the fifth and final import spot locked up for October.
The good thing about supporting a Swiss team is you're more likely to draw new talent out of North America than losing talent to the NHL.