UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 18: The ice surface photographed on March 18, 2008 prior to the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Billins Makes Debut
Marysville's Chad Billins had an assist in his first game in the NHL. Billins, who spent last season at Grand Rapids in the Detroit Red Wings orginization, is now with the Calgary Flames. He played 11 minutes in his debut with one assist and one blocked shot. The Flames lost to Minnesota 5-1. Billins is the second area player to make his NHL debut this season, joinig Jack Campbell of Port Huron, who played in a game for the Dallas Stars.