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October 15, 2018 - BASEBALL American Association: The independent American Association announced its 2019 divisional alignment with the addition of the Milwaukee Milkmen expansion team and the suspension of operations for the Wichita Wingnuts. Milwaukee will be part of the six-team North Division, while the Sioux Falls (SD) Canaries will be moved from the North and take Wichita's spot in the six-team South Division. Arizona Fall League: Major League Baseball's AzFL started its 2018 season and again has six teams aligned in three-tea... Full Story

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Blandisi Joins Gulls

October 15, 2018 - SAN DIEGO - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned center Joseph Blandisi to the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim's primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Blandisi, 24 (7/18/94), has collected 8-18=26 points in 71 career NHL games with Anaheim and New Jersey. Acquired from New Jersey with Adam Henrique and a 2018 third-round draft pick in exchange for Sami Vatanen and a conditional draft pick on Nov. 30, 2017, Blandisi earned a +2 rating in three ga... Full Story

Quad City Storm Releases Three, Completes Trade

October 15, 2018 - The Quad City Storm has released Matt Leon (G), Anthony Contillo (F) and Ondrej Misovic (D). Final cuts will be made to establish the active roster by Wednesday afternoon (10/17). "These are tough decisions to make," said Storm head coach Dave Pszenyczny, "everyone has put tremendous effort into this camp." Additionally, the team has traded for 6th year pro Phil Bronner in exchange for future considerations. Bronner, a forward, comes to the Quad Cities from the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs. He tallied 23-points in 49-games ... Full Story

Royals Trade for F Alex Roos

October 15, 2018 - Reading, PA - The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Monday the team has picked up forward Alex Roos for future considerations. The 23-year-old spent his graduate transfer season at the University of Michigan in 2017-18, scoring three goals and six points in 13 games. Michigan qualified for the 2018 Frozen Four. Roos signed a contract with the Cyclones in September. Prior to his final season on campus, Roos skated for Colorado College from 2013-16 (thre... Full Story

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