Found August 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Steve Yzerman
TEAMS: San Jose Sharks
Tampa Bay has added the Central Hockey League Brampton Beast to its list of minor-league affiliates according to the The Beast are getting ready for their first season. The Lightning haven’t had a CHL affiliate since the Colorado Eagles in 2009-10. However they also work with the ECHL Florida Everblades and AHL Syracuse Crunch. “We take our developmental system very seriously” Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said. “The Beast organization has all the ingredients to be a successful hockey franchise including operating in a strong hockey market.” Meanwhile the San Jose Sharks announced that they have renewed their affiliation with the ECHL San Francisco Bulls for another campaign. The Sharks started working with the Bulls in 2012-13.

Why Is Canada Having An Olympic Training Camp?

from Damien Cox of The Spin at the Toronto Star, Four days of Team Canada meetings, fishing outings and golf isn't going to help Steve Yzerman and Mike Babcock pick an Olympic team for the Rainbow Olympics in February scheduled for Sochi, Russia, nor is it going to help them win the tournament. Foster team chemistry? When almost half of the 47 invitees are not going...

All talk and no on-ice action as Team Canada opens camp for Sochi

They rolled them out with machine-like efficiency in three groups on the opening day of Canada’s men’s Olympic hockey orientation camp. First there was Steve Yzerman and his management group then Mike Babcock and his coaching staff and finally Sidney Crosby and four other players who helped Canada win the gold medal in 2010 in Vancouver. For a full hour talk talk talk. No topic...

Canadian Networks Covering The Olympic Camps

via MediaCaster, TSN’s James Duthie, Bob McKenzie, Darren Dreger, Pierre LeBrun and Ray Ferraro are live on location in Calgary, with planned features and in-depth analysis across all of TSN’s media platforms. TSN’s coverage begins today with the opening news conference (which will also be live streamed online) featuring Team Canada’s Executive Director Steve Yzerman...

Sochi: high altitude = the Viagra Olympics?

I'm not sure if this is news to you, but it's news to me, and big news at that: while we've been arguing about Russia's anti-homosexuality laws (and Brian Burke rather elouqently detailed why, regardless of whether you agree or disagree with the "lifestlye" or "agenda" or ******************* your personal, political or religious beliefs guide you...

No Olympic orientation camp involves on-ice activites, but Hockey Canada’s still taking flak

The issue of contract insurance for NHL players participating in Olympic orientation camps is such a problem in terms of cost that Sport-Express's Andrei Kuznetsov reports that even the Russians aren't skating today or tomorrow in Sochi, but ahead of the Canadian Olympic orientation camp in Calgary from Sunday the 25th to Wednesday the 28th (and the U.S. camp in Arlington...
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