Dean Macdonald

ECHL: History Of The Newfoundland Growlers

It became clear, almost immediately, that the Newfoundland Growlers weren’t going to be your typical inaugural ECHL franchise. With a healthy balance of local hockey legends like Zach O’Brien, James Melindy, and Marcus Power, who took a chance at playing at home, the team was sure to attract hockey fans of all ages. Toss in […]

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ECHL Season In Review: Trois-Rivieres Lions

Now that the first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs is over, it’s time for me to give you a retrospective of the Trois-Rivières Lions’ last season. The big club hurt us. As determined since year one, the Lions of Trois-Rivières is the little brother of the Laval Rocket, that is to say, the mini […]

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ECHL Recap : A weekend to forget for the Trois-Rivières Lions

It was a big weekend for our Lions. A three-game series against the best team in the East, the Newfoundland Growlers. It was an opportunity to bring back some positives by beating the best team in the East at the end of the season. A fading rivalry We expected a physical match between the two […]

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