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Forecasting the 2016-17 St. John's IceCaps: Defence

Huge turnover will hopefully help the IceCaps achieve better results on the back end. It will be a season of turnover on defence for the St. John's IceCaps. The top three defencemen from last season are all gone. Mark Barberio has graduated full-time to the NHL, while Morgan Ellis and Darren Dietz were not qualified by the organization as restricted free agents and have signed elsewhere. Victor Bartley, Travis Brown, and Mac Bennett join the ranks of defencemen who are not returning. But that's not all entirely bad. if anything the organization purged the players who they believe have...

Canadiens sign defenceman Phillip Samuelsson for one year

The Canadiens have added some depth on defence for the farm team. After losing guys like Morgan Ellis, Mac Bennett, and Darren Dietz, the Canadiens needed to pick up some extra defencemen for the farm. The Saint John's IceCaps were looking at a pretty dire situation for their back end, but now the Canadiens have added Phillip Samuelsson to the corps. The Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with Philip Samuelsson. -> https://t.co/mG3YDpXvwI pic.twitter.com/5067OKHnjK — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 2, 2016 I don't know much about this newest acquisition,...