Monday reading: Playoffs, Bachman, Lagrone, Mexico, Eaves
June 18, 2012 2 Comments
WCHA commissioner Bruce McLeod said the Alaska Plan for the 2014 playoffs may change. It had been reported that Anchorage and Fairbanks would play in the first round every season, but that would change if one is the top seed and gets a bye to the Final Five tournament, wherever that may be held.
The Alaska-Anchorage athletic director was the only one who voted against the Alaska Plan.
Here are more details about the possible Final Five venues from the Mining Gazette in Houghton, Mich.
Here is some more reaction.
It looks like former Tiger Richard Bachman will have some very tough competition for the Stars backup job.
Future Tiger Duggie Lagrone advanced to the Des Moines training camp roster.
A Mexico-born player, pictured, tries to make USHL Sioux City roster.
Here is some analysis on the retiring Minnesota athletic director.
Miami announced its schedule for its final season in the CCHA.
This Canadian hockey writer thinks Wisconsin coach Mike Eaves should get a hard look from the Capitals.
The Gazette weighs in on the Sioux nickname vote.
From the Thunder Bay. Ont. newspaper …
During Thursday’s dinner, Dr. George Gwozdecky was named the recipient of the Chris Ferguson Sr. Memorial Award for his service as a Thunder Bay sports builder. Gwozdecky, the father of University of Denver men’s hockey head coach George Jr., was director and doctor of sports organizations in soccer, tennis, hockey, football, running and water skiing.
Dr. Gwozdecky, who was inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 1988, is a member of the Canadian Council of Sports Medicine and was the Chief Medical Officer for Team Canada at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.