Team owners – A History

Note: I thought the message thread was so good, I just copied it and pasted it here. A Minor Thing – Owners names 8/1/2017 2:16:11 PM BRATISLAVA – CHUCK MASSARO – LILGEN This is another layer of ridiculous imaginary realism (I might seek a trademark on that phrase) I would like to add. You know…

Season 8 profile: Berlin Smurfs

Team owner: Neil Patrick Harris, American actor and Smurf fanatic Farm Club: Kolner Haie  GM: Guybrush Threepwood (only GM in team’s history) Coach: Adam Oates Last season: 7th overall (In the playoffs, lost to Berlin) Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Jimmy Howard (free agent), Jeff Carter (trade), Ryan Callahan (free agent), Roman Polak…

Season 8 profile: EHC Munich Red Bull

  Farm Club: Hamburg (Germany) Freezers  GM: Eli Broad  (8th GM in team’s history) Coach: Mike Sulllivan (replaced Craig Berube after Season 6) Last season: 15th overall, (in playoffs, lost to Bratislava) Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Talgat Zhailauov (free agent), Craig Smith (trade), Henrik Sedin (free agent), Tomas Fleischmann (free agent), Ryan Wilson (waivers), Josh Bailey…

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),…