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Look under SPHL LEAGUE...... is a link that will update as they come out. 

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So far only Knoxville & Peoria have announced their list

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59 minutes ago, Hawkeye34 said:

So far only Knoxville & Peoria have announced their list

Pensacola just announced their list, I imagine the rest won't be far behind.

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Five of the nine teams from last year have now posted their lists.

 

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Make that everyone but Huntsville and Roanoke.

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Starting to think we aren't going to protect anybody.  :beer:

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I have to assume that Sam has some assurances from Hosmer and Jeke that they intend to play for him to have used two of his positions on them. 

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1 hour ago, vicvegas said:

I have to assume that Sam has some assurances from Hosmer and Jeke that they intend to play for him to have used two of his positions on them. 

Hosmer must be coming out of retirement......I was told he retired last year.

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8 hours ago, Marksmen119 said:

Hosmer must be coming out of retirement......I was told he retired last year.

Thats a pretty good list if they actually end up playing for us.  A few im surprised is not on there.  Hosmer's social media still showing retired hockey player.  So not sure why he would not report when traded and then change his mind.  I know he was getting married in the offseason.  Maybe he had a change of heart.  But i cant see why Sam would put his name on there unless there is a chance he comes back since there are quite a few others i would have protected.  I cant see Gintoli retiring from hockey.  Then left off is mike driscoll, daniel vernace, captain steve mele, phil bronner, mike donnellan, and cody walsh.  So we left a few with some good talent unprotected.  For our defensemen it looks like we are going to start off new.  With question marks with travis jeke not reporting when traded here last season.  Then travis armstrong spending the end of last season in the echl.  So we could end up with just one defenseman from last years squad.  I sure wish i knew what Sam knows.  But by the list, if everyone reported and actually plays for us. I believe its a pretty good core to build a team from.  Guess we have to wait and see how things play out.  

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1 hour ago, Greg81102 said:

Thats a pretty good list if they actually end up playing for us.  A few im surprised is not on there.  Hosmer's social media still showing retired hockey player.  So not sure why he would not report when traded and then change his mind.  I know he was getting married in the offseason.  Maybe he had a change of heart.  But i cant see why Sam would put his name on there unless there is a chance he comes back since there are quite a few others i would have protected.  I cant see Gintoli retiring from hockey.  Then left off is mike driscoll, daniel vernace, captain steve mele, phil bronner, mike donnellan, and cody walsh.  So we left a few with some good talent unprotected.  For our defensemen it looks like we are going to start off new.  With question marks with travis jeke not reporting when traded here last season.  Then travis armstrong spending the end of last season in the echl.  So we could end up with just one defenseman from last years squad.  I sure wish i knew what Sam knows.  But by the list, if everyone reported and actually plays for us. I believe its a pretty good core to build a team from.  Guess we have to wait and see how things play out.  

I was told a few weeks ago by one of the Roanoke fans Colin Murray was retiring....change of heart there too?

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It's actually quite simple why Hosmer would be on your protected list: now if he wants to play, it has to be for Roanoke. They're protecting an asset they acquired but haven't yet gotten a chance to use. If they don't protect him and he decides to play, he can go anywhere (likely Southaven) and the Dawgs get nothing at all.

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2 hours ago, Geoff said:

It's actually quite simple why Hosmer would be on your protected list: now if he wants to play, it has to be for Roanoke. They're protecting an asset they acquired but haven't yet gotten a chance to use. If they don't protect him and he decides to play, he can go anywhere (likely Southaven) and the Dawgs get nothing at all.

I understand that, but if he chooses to not come back we still get nothing and possibly lose another player we could have otherwise protected. If coach thinks he will play I completely agree with the decision to protect him, I just don't agree with protecting him just in case he chooses to come back. That all goes for Jeke as well.

 

ETA: I know Coach Ftorek spent a lot of time talking to players trying to ascertain their intentions for next season, so I don't think this is a just in case situation. My original post was simply saying that I believe Hosmer and Jeke being on the list points to them expressing intentions to play next year.

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