Weekend reading: Jaden Schwartz, Mankato, Minnesota, NHL negotiations, CHI, NCAA hockey in Lincoln?, outdoor ticket prices
August 31, 2012 Leave a comment
Former Tiger Jaden Schwartz could prove to be a real boon for AHL Peoria if he falls short of making the very deep Blues’ NHL roster.
A BCHL defenseman has committed to MSU-Mankato.
Minnesota players and coach Don Lucia took part in a Q&A session at the state fair recently.
The College Hockey News points out that colleges will likely not benefit from a new NHL CBA.
This Nebraska-Lincoln student columnist thinks UNL should add Division I hockey now that it is in the Big Ten. Thanks to Goon’s World for finding that. I love the concept, but believe one of the reasons Nebraska-Omaha dropped football and wrestling was to focus on D1 hockey and avoid those kinds of conflicts with the nearby big school. It seems unlikely any school can afford adding a men’s varsity sport (two with a women’s program needed under Title IX) in the near future.
Wisconsin season ticket holders got a rude surprise when the outdoor game ticket prices were announced.
The Atlantic Hockey Association gave its commissioner a three-year contract extension.