Wednesday reading: DU injury update; Minnesota Cup

CC commit Jaccob Slavin of Erie finished plus-1 in the USHL/NHL Prospects Game Tuesday night. His squad, Team East, won 5-3.

Denver goalie Sam Brittain and defenseman John Ryder of Colorado Springs both practiced Monday for the Pioneers and will travel to Alaska Anchorage this weekend.

A tournament featuring four of the five Division I hockey programs in Minnesota is close to coming to fruition for the 20-1314 season when the five are split into three conferences.

The Minnesota penalty kill stifled a struggling Colorado College power play that continued to struggle with slow passing, giving the Gophers the ability to keep up with the puck movement and block shooting and passing lanes all last weekend. Here’s Don Lucia’s take on the 8-for-8 performance by his PKers.

Wisconsin’s Justin Schultz beat out CC goalie Josh Thorimbert for the weekly WCHA defensive honor.

The ECHL rights to former Tiger Ryan Lowery was traded by Greenville to Stockton. He remains with the Oklahoma City Barons with his AHL only deal.

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