More media reports from Saturday's draft, in addition to the ones posted yesterday:
Blake Coleman to New Jersey
New York Post: Devils make Coleman their center of attention
The Newark Star-Ledger has a roundup of the day, including a lot of quotes from/about Coleman
The Dallas Morning News (via the SacBee) notes that three Plano players were picked in the draft, and spotlights the suburban Dallas community. Says Stars GM Joe Niewendyk: "When the Stars came, it was just a novelty, and now we've got legitimate kids who will be NHLers coming out of our own backyard."
Brian Ferlin to Boston
Boston Globe: Roundup of the day's Bruins picks, mostly focusing on their second-round selection. However, there is a note about Ferlin.
The Boston Herald's notes has a quote by Ferlin
Brian Ferlin interview (from BostonBruins.com)
Sean Kuraly to San Jose
The San Jose Mercury-News draft roundup. Kuraly says he sees himself as "a solid two-way centerman."
Former IHL Ice player/coach Bruce Cassidy to coach AHL Providence
The Providence Journal has the story with several quotes from Cassidy, as he looks back on his past experiences and looking forward. Says Cassidy: "My last few years as an assistant (in Providence), I think there were some good positives to learn from. Hopefully, it allows me to be a better coach. It should. If you don’t learn year to year, you’re not going to be a better coach.”
The Boston Globe leads its Sunday notes off with the story. Says Bruins assistant GM Don Sweeney: "He’s done a really good job of developing players at all levels. He’s worked with forwards and defense. The last couple years, we’ve seen a nice impact he’s had on our players.’’
The Boston Herald's notes leads off with the Cassidy story.
Zionsville native John-Michael Liles traded to Maple Leafs
Toronto Sun: Former Avs coach Tony Granato loves the Hoosier defenseman.