Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners ``The Silence of the Lambs'' and ``Philadelphia,'' and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads' ``Stop Making Sense,'' has died.
The Niagara IceDogs have named Joey Burke as the team’s third General Manager in their history. Burke will continue to work with coach David Bell utilizing talents and contacts in building the IceDogs talent base.
The IceDogs made 5 selections Wednesday night in the first ever Under 18 Priority Selection event. While the traditional Priority Selection draft is dominated by Minor Midget hockey players, the Under-18 draft is to identify "late bloomers" from the Major Midget hockey ranks.
Six Niagara IceDogs prospects from last weekends’ draft have been invited to participate in the upcoming 2017 OHL Gold Cup. Philip Tomasino, Billy Constantinou, Ian Martin, Christian Sbaraglia, Ryan Campbell and Mason Howard will be in Kitchener for the event May 3rd-7th.