Tuesday, July 14, 2009


► Rival Films, producer of the upcoming hockey documentary, “The Battle of Comm Ave — Boston University vs. Boston College,” announced that NHL announcer Mike Emrick will narrate the documentary, scheduled to air on NESN this fall. (Trailer—click on “films.”)

Emrick already has a connection to the “Green Line Rivalry." During the NHL lockout season, 2004-05, he did play-by-play of the telecast of the final BU-BC game played at Walter Brown Arena, a 3-2 Terrier victory that was Coach Jack Parker’s 700th win. Video highlights, compliments of Sean Pickett.

Grant Rollheiser is opening some eyes at Toronto’s development camp. The Leafs Hot Stove Blog reports: “Wow, this isn’t the same kid everyone saw last year. Fantastic progress considering he is a backup in the NCAA, great glove hand. Will likely complete college before heading to the AHL. Has a chance to be more than just a good backup.”

Andrew Glass, celebrating his 20th birthday at Washington Caps development cap talked about the challenge of defending the NCAA title won in Washington three months ago.

Hockeysfuture.com reviewed the Dallas Stars 2009 draft choices including incoming freshman Alex Chiasson, selected 38th overall.

►At Nashville’s camp, Colin Wilson and Predators GM Dave Poile, a former Northeastern standout, talked about where the ex-Terrier is likely to begin his first pro season.

►Goals by Vinny and Victori Saponari helped the Blue squad win Sunday’s scrimmage at Atlanta Thrashers’ camp.

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