#480095567 / gettyimages.com For the second time in three years the St. John’s IceCaps will appear in the Calder Cup Eastern Conference Finals. The Winnipeg Jets AHL affiliate managed to eliminate the Norfolk Admirals in six games with a 5-2 win Friday night at Mile One Center. The IceCaps must wait for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins and Providence Bruins to finish up their...
In a seemingly minor trade today, the Pens sent Paul Thompson to the Blue Jackets organization in exchange for Spencer Machacek, who will be heading to Wilkes-Barre. We couldn’t pick either of these guys out of a lineup, so there’s no way to know what’s going on. Thankfully, Highland Park Hockey has a nice writeup on the trade. With the pending return of Vokoun...
The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Paul Thompson from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Spencer Machacek on Thursday in a swap of 25-year-old minor-league forwards. Thompson has been assigned to the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. Thompson has 35 goals and 29 assists in 170 career AHL games with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. He has...
Via Associated Press
Credit: John Woods/ The Canadian Press The Pittsburgh Penguins made a small deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets today that sent forward Paul Thompson to Columbus in exchange for forward Spencer Machacek. The 25-year-old Machacek has recorded 19 points (9 goals and 10 assists) in 34 games this season with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. He will report to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...
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