Tuesday reading: J. Schwartz, Hall, Lowery, Jutting, Frozen 4
April 3, 2012 Leave a comment
Former Tiger Jaden Schwartz, pictured at left, finished in the top five in voting for the 2012 Premier College Hockey Player of the Year award. Minnesota Duluth’s Jack Connolly won.
Tim Hall (two assists in eight road games) has played well enough to make the Alaska Aces’ roster for the ECHL playoffs. He is praised in this story from the Anchorage Daily News.
Ryan Lowery, currently on the roster for AHL Western Conference No. 1 seed Oklahoma City, was also on the Stockton roster under playoff-eligible. It is a new ECHL rule that allows its team to designate possible replacements as the AHL teams are eliminated.
Here is a link to the three Mankato Free Press stories about Troy Jutting’s re-assignment at MSU Mankato.
Frozen Four Schedule: Thursday’s semifinals, Union College versus Ferris State at 2:30 p.m. Mountain (ESPNU); Boston College versus Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN2).
Coach Don Lucia scouts Boston College. It looks like he hopes a good forecheck will work well.
Here is a link to the Tampa paper’s’ coverage with some good stories, including a look at Alabama Huntsville. Now we know why the Frozen Four is in Tampa in the first place. Thanks to Duluth’s Kevin Pates for finding that.