Defenseman Lee Sweatt. who is playing professional hockey this year in Finland, was named to the 20-player roster for the 2007 Deutschland Cup, which will take place Nov. 8-11 in Hannover, Germany. He'll be joined on the defensive corps by former Tiger Andrew Canzanello, who is currently playing with the Straubing Tigers in Germany.
It's back to Chi-town for Brett Sterling, who had one goal and two assists in 10 games with the Atlanta Thrashers. Sounds like it could be for the best, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution beat writer.
Also, it looks like Curtis McElhinney will be spending a lot of the season with the Calgary Flames' AHL affiliate. The article atop the note does a great job of explaining why players are shuffled back and forth between the NHL and AHL.