Here’s some news from over the weekend …
The Denver Post reported that goalie Sam Brittain’s knee injury last season and subsequent surgery on Friday will put him out of action for 6-8 months, which would mean the entire regular season. He is hopeful he can be back by January.
Adam Murray assumes the No. 1 job at this point with DU looking at bringing in another netminder. Here’s some more background from the Western College Hockey Blog.
Here’s a feature on a former St. Lawrence player Rich Peverley now in the Stanley Cup Finals. Former Tiger Mark Stuart was part of the trade that brought him to Boston. Watching the Bruins playing for the Cup is bittersweet for Stuart.
The Fighting Sioux nickname situation continues to percolate, with the Big Sky Conference, which handles the non-hockey UND sports, saying it could jeopardize the school entering the league next season if they don’t do something about the nickname. One nickname proponent says the fight is over.
In an attempt to cheer up UND fans, here’s a profile of signee Rocco Grimaldi.
The pee wee checking ban was approved over the weekend by USA Hockey.