Season 8 profile: Geneva Generals

Farm Club: Luxembourg Castles  GM: Andy Rolling  (4th GM in team’s history) Coach: Brent Sutter (replaced Guy Boucher after Season 6, who replaced Darryl Sutter before Season 6, who replaced Joel Quenneville after Season 3) Last season: 19th overall, out of the playoffs Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Dustin Byfuglien (free agent), Sergei Kostitsyn…

Season 8 profile: Athens Gods

  Owner: Jim Balsillie, Canadian businessman Farm Club: Monaco Gamblers  GM: Justin Haines  (3rd GM in team’s history) Coach John Tortorella Last season: 6th overall, (In playoffs, defeated Paris, then lost to Lisbon) Ins and Outs  (Season 6 to Season 7) Out: Andrew Ladd (waivers), Patrick Marleau (retired), Roman Horak (free agent), Dennis Seidenberg (waivers), Erik…

Season 8 profile: Gothenburg Frolunda

Owner: Bogdan Podarok, entrepeneur Farm Club: Aalborg (Denmark) Pirates  GM: Austin Dwyer  (3rd GM in team’s history) Coach: Randy Carlyle (replaced Guy Boucher before Season 6) Last season: 10th overall; In playoffs, lost to Copenhagen Ins and Outs  (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Dan Girardi (free agent), Kevin Dallman (free agent), Athony Nigro (free agent), Mike Cammalleri (free agent),…

Season 8 profile: Oslo Outlaws

Farm Club: Bergen (Norway) Bandits  GM: Chris Lee (3rd GM in team’s history) Coach: Dave Cameron (replaced Dave Hakstol after 1 game of Sesaon 8. Hakstol replaced Claude Julien after Season 6, who replaced Peter Laviolette after Season 3) Last season: 20th overall, out of the playoffs Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Semyon…

Season 8 profile: Paris Rouge Eiffels

Owner: Sophia Rousseau, CEO, ELITE Models (Top Model agency in Paris) Farm Club: Paris Francais Volants  GM: Ralph Booth (only GM in team’s history) Coach: Michel Therrien (replaced Randy Cunneyworth after Season 2) Last season: 5th overall  (In playoffs, lost to Athens) Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: David Perron (free agent), David Bolland (free agent), Benoit Pouliot…

Season 8 profile: Stockholm Eagles

Farm Club: Stockhom Sun Towers GM: Michael Sauer (third GM in team’s history) Coach: Mike Johnston (replaced Bob Hartley after Season 4)(Hartley replaced Claude Noel after Season 3) Last season: 14th overall, In playoffs, lost to Belfast Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: David Krejci (free agent), Ilya Nikulin (trade), Lars Eller (free agent), Luke Adam…

Season 8 profile: Prague Sparta

Farm Club: MAC Budapest (Hungary)  GM: Peter Ott (5th GM in team’s history) Coach: Paul MacLean (replaced Patrick Roy after Season 7; Roy replaced Dave Tippett) Last season: 21st overall (out of the playoffs) Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Aleksander Barkov (trade), David Pastrnak (trade), Ryan Getzlaf (free agent), Andrei Kostitsyn (free agent), Giulio Scandella (free…