Thursday, October 1, 2009

News & Notes

  • Several players tell Chris Fitz Gerald of the Troy Record they are excited about the talent of this year's team.
  • "Forget last year's losing team, and the bus crash, and the revolving roster. As it looks now on the eve of the season, the Albany River Rats look good this year -- very good." Those are the words of columnist Mark McGuire at the Albany Times Union
  • With the team looking strong and a new Northway rivalry in the works, the River Rats front office is hoping to bring hockey fever back to Albany this season...and it just might happen. Pete Dougherty has the story at the Albany Times Union.
  • Goaltender Justin Peters is set to be the River Rats' rock in net this season. Chris Fitz Gerald reports for the Saratogian.
  • Phil Janack talked with coach Jeff Daniels and several players during media day with the Rats. Read Janack's story at his new blog, My Phil-osophy. Update: Janack covers today's practice here