Orlando Solar Bears Head Coach Drake Berehowsky called in to the On-Air version of Hockey Now, Tuesday Nights @ 6p on 96.9 The Game! Coach gave his thoughts about the process to keep the core of his team in tact from last season, as well as where the team can improve for this year with the new player additions. Berehowsky shares comments on new Assistant Coach Jared Staal, and the influence someone like Staal, with a Family Legacy in Hockey, can bring to the organization.
(:31) The Orlando Solar Bears have continued to solidify their player core for the upcoming season, now 8 players will be returning from last season! Is this the best OSB offseason in their v2.0 history? Bryan thinks so!
(19:15) The Bolts are currently in the waiting game to give Brayden Point his next contract, but where does Point fall on the list of RFA’s still unsigned?! Vasi got his money, and while its a big ticket contract, how will it effect the 2021/22 season?
(38:42) Ron Francis is named GM of the Seattle Franchise, but are teams really prepared for another team in the league? Also, Paul Fenton, now former GM of the Minnesota Wild runs a “How Not to Operate an NHL team” clinic. Bryan highlights his follies.
(56:55) BONUS INTERVIEW from our on-air show (Tuesdays, 6p on 969. the Game) with returning Solar Bear Dylan Fitze!