Season 8 profile: Madrid Royals

  Team owner: Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, Queen of Spain. A former television journalist, she married King Felipe VI Farm Club: HC Barcelona  GM: Tony B (2nd GM in team’s history) Coach: Dan Bylsma Last season: 4th overall. In playoffs, lost to Lisbon Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Shea Weber (free agent), Andrej Meszaros (free agent), David…

Season 8 profile: Milan Guerriero

Farm Club:  H.C. Bolzano-Bozen (Italy) Foxes  GM: David Bell (2nd GM in team’s history) Coach: Ken Hitchcock (replaced Bruce Boudreau after Season 6, who replaced Randy Carlyle after Season 3) Last season: 11th overall. In playoffs, defeated Berlin, then lost to Bratislava. Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Ben Bishop (bought out), Andrew MacDonald (free agent), Marc-Andre Bourdon (free…

Season 8 profile: Edinburgh Capitals

Farm Club – Glasgow (Scotland) Claymores  GM: John Charles  (3rd GM in team’s history) Coach: Bob Hartley (replaced Randy Carlyle before Season 6, who replaced Lindy Ruff)  Last season: 22nd overall, out of the playoffs Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out: Alexander Sulzer (free agent), Pierre-Marc Bouchard (free agent) In: Mathieu Perreault (free agent), Nolan Patrick (draft), Shane…

Season 8 profile: Bratislava Eagles

Team owner: Juraj Dluhy, CEO, Cestné a Stavebné Mechanizmy Tisovec (a military equipment manufacturer in Detva, Slovakia.) Farm club: Vienna (Austria) Capitals  GM: Chuck Massaro (only GM in team’s history) Coach: Lindy Ruff (replaced Brent Sutter after Season 6, who replaced Bruce Boudreau after Season 3) Last season: 3rd overall (In playoffs, defeated Munich, then Milan, then lost…

Season 8 profile: Copenhagen Tridents

Owner: Tommy Ahlers, founder & CEO of ZYB, a popular social media & networking site in Denmark. Farm club: Malmo (Sweden) Redhawks  GM: Martin Sayle (2nd GM in team’s history) Coach: Paul Maurice (replaced Dave Cameron after Season 7; Cameron replaced Paul Maurice after Season 4; Maurice replaced Brent Sutter after Season 3) Last season: 12th overall; (In playoffs,…

Farm club affiliations in the works

  EURO League teams are finalizing affiliations with their farm clubs. For more information, see message in Websim sent Monday by the commissioner. Here is a list of EURO teams and their farm clubs (subject to change): Athens – Monaco Gamblers Belfast – Belfast City Bruins Berlin – Kolner (Germany) Haie Bern – EHC Vaduz…

Season 8 profile: London Saracens

    Team Owner: C. Montgomery Burns, owner, Springfield Nuclear Power Plant Farm Club: Tottenham Templars GM: Mike Suk (4th GM in team’s history) Coach: Barry Trotz (replaced Darryl Sutter after Season 7, who replaced Ken Hitchcock after Season 6) Last season: 23rd overall; did not make the playoffs Ins and Outs (Season 7 to Season 8) Out:…