Friday, August 1, 2008

That tryout was supposed to go to the OTHER BOY...THE OTHER BOY. ARRRGGGHHH

:<[) has received an invite to the Detroit Red Wings training camp in September. There is another boy sitting around looking pretty and waiting by his phone for a call. You said you would call, Detroit!!! Pffff Detroit is such a jerk. All I can say is Argggggggggggg. Matthew Wuest has the story:

The Detroit Red Wings are expecting (Bryce) Swan to report to their training camp in Traverse City, Mich., in September, a source with the team confirmed to Metro yesterday.

The former Halifax Mooseheads forward is a free agent looking for a contract after he turned down offers from the Anaheim Ducks, who initially drafted him 38th overall in 2006.

Swan, a 20-year-old from Alder Point, spent four seasons with the Mooseheads. He posted 25 goals among 49 points in 67 games last season, a 10-goal decline from 2006-07.

The 6-foot-3, 198-pounder re-entered June’s NHL draft but was passed over, allowing him to become a free agent. He had expected to sign an entry-level deal with a team, but will have to earn his way into contract at the Red Wings’ camp.

Detroit is hosting an eight-team prospects tournament from Sept. 13 to 17, with its main camp running Sept. 20 to 23.

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