Nine-year-old Connor Murphy had heard about Sean Kuraly ever since he and his family moved from Atlanta to Dublin, Ohio when his father Gord became an assistant coach for the new expansion team in Columbus. A bright-eyed kid with dreams of following in his father's footsteps and playing in the NHL someday, his first goal was to be the best hockey player in his town.
Earlier this morning, USA Hockey announced their preliminary roster for the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia.
From Baseball America and Pat Hickey
Postseason Recap: Licking County swept the best-of-three series against top-seeded Cincinnati to capture its second title in three years. The Settlers won the final game 6-2, scoring all six runs in the eighth inning, which featured back-to-back home runs to lead off the inning and seven hits total in the outburst. Righthander Connor Murphy...
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By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell)
Last night I took in the Sarnia Sting vs. Barrie Colts game on behalf of TheHockeyGuys. The Sting are one of the best and certainly one of the most talented teams in the league. The Colts aren’t too bad, either. Here are some notes on notable drafted and ’12 draft eligible players who took the...