The Chatterbox, Vol. 69

(Photo Credit: Scott Paulus)
Rich Clune has been spending his time in Milwaukee wisely and it’s getting results for both himself and the team. (Photo Credit: Scott Paulus)

Prior to tonight’s game I stopped off for practice at the MSOE Kern Center. When I found out that only Johan Alm, Jimmy Oligny, and Magnus Hellberg were there (it was an optional practice) I decided it be best to turn back to the locker room and hear from the rest of the team.

First things first there are some small notes: Ian White will not be with the team again today as he remains with family following the passing of his grandmother. Anthony Bitetto was a scratch in today’s Nashville Predators game and will therefore not be with the Admirals tonight either.

I caught up with Dean Evason, Rich Clune, Mike Liambas, and Kevin Fiala. Here is what they had to say ahead of tonight’s game against the Iowa Wild.

Dean Evason’s thoughts on the last two outings for the Ads:

Evason’s assessment of Liambas on defense:

Evason talks up Viktor Stålberg as a member of the Admirals:

Evason on Fiala’s improvement:

Evason on the developmental process of the Admirals:

Evason on if Austin Watson has hit his ceiling:

Rich Clune describes his time in Milwaukee so far:

Clune on his scoring touch:

Clune on when he was was initially sent down to Milwaukee:

Mike Liambas describes being back in a defeseman role:

Liambas on his first taste of playing left wing:

Liambas on transitioning back to defense:

Liambas talks about the last two results for the Admirals:

Liambas on facing the Iowa Wild this season:

Kevin Fiala on adjusting to smaller ice:

Fiala talks about his transition from HV71 to the Admirals:

Fiala’s thoughts on the North American game:

Fiala on his World Juniors experience:

Comments from the comments? Do you feel like having Mike Liambas on defense is a problem? What happens if the Admirals fail to get results in tonight’s game against the Wild?

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