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December 31, 2007 - Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) - St. John's Fog Devils News Release

On the ice:

The Fog Devils returned from the Christmas Break with three straight wins in three nights on the road this week. They sit at 18-19-1-3 on the year and are one point out of fifth in the Eastern Division.

The Fog Devils shook up their roster early on in the December Trade Period, adding Mathieu Labrie, Samuel Grenache, Henrick Lavoie, and Phil Mangan via trades. They have not lost since making their Christmas deals.

Jean-Simon Allard leads the team in scoring with 41 points (12G, 29A). Luke Adam is second on the team in scoring with 37 points (18G, 19A).

Mario Kempe and Luke Adam lead the team with 18 goals. Nick Layton and Jean-Simon Allard are tied for second on the team with 12 goals each.

Mario Kempe has left the Fog Devils to join the Swedish National Junior Team for the World Junior Hockey Championship over Christmas. Games can be seen on TSN.

In the community:

The Fog Devils have launched a community initiative involving schools in and around the St. John's area. The initiative is to help schools fundraise through selling Fog Devils tickets and receiving a share of the 50/50 draw at a home game. Contact Rebecca Bell at 754-8282 for more details.

The Fog Devils have begun a minor hockey initiative at the atom level known as the Fog Devils Hardest Working Player Award. Coaches choose a hardest working player at the end of each game, at which point the player receives two ticket vouchers for a Fog Devils home game, a Fog Devils hard hat, and has his or her picture posted on the videoboard at a home game. For more information on the program contact Steve Crickard at 754-8282.

The Fog Devils have announced their first annual "Fog Devils Christmas Classic", an atom houseleague tournament open to teams all across Newfoundland and Labrador. The tournament will take place from January 3-6, 2008. For more details contact Steve Crickard at 754-8282.

Games This Week:

The Fog Devils now return home for a three game series with the Saint John Sea Dogs at Mile One Centre. NHLers on the Sea Dogs include:

Christopher DiDomenico - Toronto Maple Leafs 2007 draft pick

Alex Grant - Pittsburgh Penguins 2007 draft pick

Games take place this Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday and tickets are available by calling the Mile One Box Office, 576-7657 or going to

All road games can be heard live on 930AM Radio Newfoundland, while all games can be viewed live via webcast at

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