July first has come and gone. Edmonton had very little spending money, which was probably a good thing. They picked up a few half decent pieces during free agency, and didn’t massively overspend on depth moves, which I think some fans were anticipating.
The Cardiff Devils have announced their first new face for the 2018/19 season, introducing their fans to 2014 Calder Cup champion Mike Heddon.The announcement was made live on Twitter, with head coach Andrew Lord, owners Steve King, Brian Parker, Kelly Hughes, Craig Soshtak and General Manager Todd Kelman present.
Also announced were returnees Layne Ulmer, Justin Faryna and hometown player Matt Myers.
A veteran of 210 AHL games, mostly for the Texas Stars, Hedden has played his hockey across the pond in Europe since 2014.
It was confirmed this morning that former MK Lightning player Francis Verreault-Paul has signed for Milan in the Alps Hockey League.