For me personally there are few things I want to do less in life than watch AHL hockey. Over the past few weeks, I’m shocked that my stance on that hasn’t particularly changed, as any hockey might be nice, but today’s signings test my stance a little more as I am a big fan of one of the signees.
News: The Marlies have signed defenceman Noel Hoefenmayer and forward Jeremy McKenna to two-year AHL contracts.
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The player here that particularly stands out for me is Noel Hoefenmayer, a talented offensive defenseman from the Ottawa 67s. I wanted the Leafs to draft him in 2017, I wanted the Leafs to sign him last year when he wasn’t offered an entry level contract from the Coyotes, and now here we are finally getting him into the system on an AHL deal.
Here’s what I had to say about him last year:
The Ottawa 67’s defenseman was drafted in the fourth round in 2017. He’s a talent offensive defenseman, but might not have the …
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