In the pros, the Leafs are still talking to former Tiger Joey Crabb.
Assistant captain David Civitarese is at the Capitals development camp and he scored a goal in one scrimmage.
Here’s more on Mike Guentzel. The biggest news in it may be that someone actually managed to sell their house in this market.
The Wisconsin State Journal says it is unlikely the Big 10 and NCHC would sign a comprehensive scheduling agreement if only to avoid having a murderous schedule.
That is a very good point both conferences must consider. Maintaining rivalries will be a concern so expect North Dakota-Minnesota and Duluth-Minnesota to happen regularly.
That also means some dates — dependent on the number of teams in the league — may be open, increasing the chance that Air Force may play CC and Denver twice a year starting with the 2013-14 season, which CC AD Ken Ralph has since confirmed as a possibility. Cross your fingers, Falcon and Tiger fans.
Bemidji State expressed its commitment to the WCHA. The remaining five schools meet today in Minnesota so expect similar statements and sentiments to be made public soon. More from St. Cloud State’s president.
North Dakota lost an incoming recruit to the OHL. That hurts a team looking to replace six of its top seven scorers.
Wisconsin’s Craig Smith will forgo his final two years to join the Predators organization.
And finally, here’s some humor about Wednesday’s press conference.