Boston doesn’t sign Reul
The Boston Herald is reporting the Boston Bruins won’t be signing Denis Reul. The Bruins had until today to sign the 2007 5th round selection. He will be eligible to enter the 2009 NHL Draft which will be held on June 26th-27.
Eric Gelinas did very well at the combine from all reports. He finished in the top ten in two categories.
Pull strength top 10
1. Kyle Palmieri, Notre Dame, 309
2. Kenny Ryan, Boston College, 296
3. John Moore, Colorado College, 286
4. Josh Birkholz, Minnesota, 281
5. William Wrenn, Denver, 280
6. Jordan Caron, QMJHL, 279
7. Victor Hedman, Sweden, 276
8. Eric Gelinas, QMJHL, 269
9. Corban Knight, North Dakota, 267
10. Nick Leddy, Minnesota, 263
1. Brayden McNabb, WHL, 37.1
2. Burke Gallimore, WHL, 39.0
3. Kenny Ryan, Boston College, 39.9
4. Taylor Beck, OHL, 40.4
5. Nazem Kadri, OHL, 40.7
6. Drew Shore, Denver, 40.8
7. Cassidy Mappin, WHL, 40.8
8. Mike Lee, Roseau and SCSU, 41.0
9. Mac Bennett, Michigan, 41.1
10. Eric Gelinas, QMJHL, 42.3
In other news, Samuel Carrier, who’s apart of the proposed deal with Quebec, will tryout for Canada’s Under-18 team. Garrett Clarke who appears to heading to Halifax isn’t invited. The team will play in the Ivan Hlinka Tournament in August. It’s the same tournament Jonathan Bernier won his Under-18 Gold Medal in his draft year.
Hockey Canada also announced the summer World Junior Camp roster. No Lewiston Maineiacs are invited eight QMJHL players have been invited including Luke Adam, a Buffalo Sabres prospect.
Paul Byron who played for the Gatineau Olympiques, has signed with Buffalo Sabres. Chances are he could be in Portland next season.