Life has a way carrying on very well with out you....
That seems to be the case with hockey too.
I have kept in touch with a number of former Scorpions & kept track of others. As I find out more I will add to the list.I love hockey & I love my Boys.
Once a Scorp ... Always a Scorp.
It's been a year & a half with out our former Captain Rob Guinn. Rob may be gone but he is not forgotten. His lovely wife Brooke has lived life in a way that would make Rob smile. There is a lot of fight in her despite her grieving heart.
Fund raising for his daughter Olivia went on here in New Mexico this year. While the crowds were small and times are hard people were kind. Over $400.00 was raised.
Matt Frick is playing for the Bloomington Praire Thunder.He also was voted as the recipient of the Rob Guinn Memorial Award as the top defensemen for the PrairieThunder last season. The award was named after Matt’s former teammate and friend (Rob Guinn), who was fatally injured in an automobile accident in July, 2008.
*Craig MacDonald plays there also & has had a very good season so far. 64 points in 54 games as of 3/2/10
*Andrew Martin is playing in Bloomington as well. He was a 2008 All Star from the New Mexico Scorpions. Good Luck to our former Scorpions.
Andrew Smale ,former Scorpion , went to the 2009-10 All Star game with the Amarillo Gorillas. Congratulations to him for getting the nod. Those of us here in New Mexico knew he was All Star material all along.
Chris Robertson is playing for the Toledo Walleyes in the ECHL.
Kevin Harvey is playing his second season for the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. Good luck Harve.
David Simoes is playing in Mississippi in the Central Hockey League. He & his wife Mary had a baby girl prematurely and could use your prayers. If you would like to check Face Book there is a site for more information & information where you can make donations for the Simoes family. http://www.facebook.com/group/edit.php?members&gid=368717100324
Neil Trimm & Jay Holladay are playing for the Laredo Bucks this season. Good luck to them.
Jason Wolfe has retired to coaching.
David Cacciola is no longer playing hockey.
Aaron MacInnis has retired from hockey. Our last Captain & his lovely wife Danita had a baby girl last year.
Dominic Osman started the season with the Toledo Walleye & is now with the Florida Everblades both of the ECHL.
Sammy Bowles is currently playing for the Columbus Cottonmouths of the SPHL.
John 'Amazing' Mazzei is home in Kelowna, BC.
Adam Blanchette played in Geleen, Netherlands this season. The Eaters Geleen.
Tom Maldonado is currently playing for the Missouri Mavericks.
Shawn Skihar isn't playing hockey. He comes to the States often to see his wife Nicole & the ever wonderful Hollin his daughter.
Jeremy Garrison last played in 2007-08 for the Rocky Mountain Rage of the CHL. He is
currently in Conn.
Jamie Harrington is married & started a family. He last played in 2008-09 for Scorpions. I heard he was coaching somewhere.
Lance Herauf played in 2008-09 for the Rapid City Rush of the CHL.
Billy McCreary , Ray Ortiz , Mike MacDonald , Jordan Foote are playing for former Scorpions player & coach Randy Murphy for the Huntsville Havoc of the SPHL.
Mike Minard is recovering from hip replacement & his wife Kristina says he is doing well & getting around. Keep up the good work Mini.
Lyon Messier started the season with the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL. Isn't on an active roster that I could find.
Blair Stayzer is playing for the Fort Wayne Komets in the IHL.
*Old School Scorpions: Tingely days*
Miguel Beaudry is playing tender for the Rapid City Rush of the Central Hockey League.
His team has clinched a play off spot this season.
Chris Richards is playing for Corpus Christi Ice Rays of the Central Hockey League. He & his wife Melissa have a little boy.
Andy Katzberg is not playing hockey , except for fun. He is back in Canada.
Ivan Svarny ,is in Slovakia is playing in an Elite League in Slovakia.
Vladimer Hartinger , another former Scorpion & our Captain in playing in Italy again this year. The whole Hartinger family seem to love being abroad.
Daniel Tetrault is currently playing for the Port Huron Icehawks of the IHL.
Jeff Alcombrack is currently playing for the Corpus Christi Ice Rays.
Erick Adams is currently playing for the Allen Americans of the CHL.
Mike Oliveira played in 2008-09 for the Rodovre Mighty Bulls in Denmark.
Ladislav Kouba last played hockey in 2007-08 for the Rocky Mountain Rage. He is now living in Texas & has a family. Good luck to you Laddy.
Mike Possin last played hockey in 2006-07 for the Austin Ice Bats. He is living in Minnesota.
Peter Ambroziak is currently the head coach for the NM Renegades. A new Jr's team here in the Rio Rancho area.
Brian Barker last played in 2003-04 for the New Mexico Scorpions of the CHL.
Guy St. Vincent is currently playing for Fayetteville FireAntz of the SPHL.
Konrad McKay last played 2008-09 for Trois Rivieres Caron and Guay of the LNAH.
Craig Stahl is currently playing for the Columbus Cottonmouths of the SPHL.
Daryl Moor is currently playing for the Mississippi Surge of the SPHL.