Filling a Linus Omark-shaped hole in the All-Star lineup will be Colin McDonald of the Oklahoma CIty Barons. McDonald is having the best season of his professional career with 23 goals, nearly double his career high . He replaces Omark in the All-Star lineup who is now settled in with the Oilers. The All-Star festivities will take place January 30-31 in Hershey, PA.
SB Nation's The Cannon with a look at the affiliate change in Columbus. Considering the prospects in the organization and the man in charge in Columbus, fans in Springfield should be pretty happy about this change.
In addition to its interest in a hockey franchise in Oklahoma City, Prodigal LLC will assist with marketing and organizing Professional Bull Riding (PBR) events in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Might we see a nickname focused on rodeo? Broncos? Toros? Wranglers?
"We had a faceoff with 35 seconds left in overtime (and couldn’t get the puck out of the zone)"
--Devan Dubnyk, on the Oilers Falcons woes.
Springfield is now 11-21-8 and in last place. It's catching, this.