Newhook cracks Canada’s roster
Victoria Grizzlies alum and Boston College sophomore Alex Newhook has been named to Team Canada's 25-man roster for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship.
— BC Hockey League (@GoBCHL) December 11, 2020
Forward Alex Newhook (60 goals, 108 assists in 98 games with Victoria from 2017-19) was one of 25 players named to Canada’s roster for the upcoming World Junior Championship.
Newhook, 19, is a sophomore at Boston College this season after scoring 42 points in 34 games for the Eagles in 2019-20. His exploits earned him NCAA rookie of the year honours.
The St. John’s, Newfoundland product was a first-round pick, 16th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2019 NHL Draft.
He is one of three NCAA players on Canada’s roster. Newhook and Team Canada open the World Juniors on Dec. 26 against Germany.
Supinkski becomes a Stingray
Player signings by @SCStingrays: 1. D Doyle Somerby (1G & 6A in 61 GP w/ AHL-@monstershockey last season). 2. F Brett Supinski (19G & 19A in 41 GP w/ @Steelheads last season). He had earlier signed to play with Idaho in 2020-21. pic.twitter.com/MxfoLp1jlK
— ECHL Week (@ECHLWeek) December 11, 2020
Brett Supinski (48 goals, 50 assists for Coquitlam in 2014-15) signed with the ECHL’s South Carolina Stingrays for the 2020-21 season.
The 25-year-old forward from Collegeville, Pennsylvania had 19 goals and 19 assists in 41 ECHL games with the Idaho Steelheads in 2019-20.
Zalewski inks deal to go back to Germany
Michael Zalewski ergänzt den Haie-Kader und kehrt zurück nach Köln!
— Kölner Haie (@Koelner_Haie_72) December 11, 2020
Forward Mike Zalewski (50 goals, 54 assists in 106 games with Vernon from 2010-12) has signed with Kolner Haie of the DEL, which is the highest level of pro hockey in Germany.
Zalewski, 28, spent the 2019-20 season with the Vienna Capitals in Austria’s ICE Hockey League and had 33 points in 46 games. The New Hartford, New York product spent two seasons in the DEL from 2017-19 before signing with Vienna.