Sunday reading: MSG game, Wisconsin, Dimmen, USA women

It looks like Cornell will host Michigan at Madison Square Garden this November judging from this poster being distributed to Big Red fans.

If true, that would a big event for college hockey though I worry about filling such a large venue. No official confirmation has been made.

This tidbit was originally reported by the Michigan College Hockey blog, which provided the image.

Colorado Springs native Jeff Dimmen got to hoist the AHL’s Calder Cup Saturday afternoon when the Norfolk Admirals swept Toronto. Dimmen played in the first three games of the series.  Congrats to Jeff.

A former Vermont player is suing the university for lost financial aid after he was cut from the team.

Here’s more on the NCAA rules changes and Wisconsin brings in an Illinois goalie commit.

The Badgers are grumpy about having to leave the Kohl Center for neutral ice against St. Cloud State to end the regular season.

Katey Stone will be the coach of the U.S. women’s team in the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia. The 18-year Harvard coach has 378 victories, the most for an active Division I women’s college hockey coach.

Stone will be the national team’s coach for the 2013 IIHF World Championships in Ottawa.

“Katey knows what it takes to build gold-medal teams,” Ron DeGregorio, president of USA Hockey, said in a news release.  “We’re very excited to have her continue to lead our U.S. women’s national team up to and through the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.”

Wednesday reading: AFA schedule, face shields, Novak reaction

One of the highlights of Air Force’s 2012-13 schedule includes a road series at new NCAA Division I program Penn State Nov. 9-10.

The defending Atlantic Hockey Association regular-season and playoff champion Falcons play an exhibition against British Columbia on Oct. 8, travel to the Fairbanks tournament the next weekend and then to Denver on Oct. 18 before the official home opener against Colorado College on Oct. 19. Think the Falcon fans will be excited for that one?

Here is a College Hockey News column by a doctor in support of eliminating full face shields.

Here is my USCHO article about Joe Novak’s hire as director of hockey operations. Feel free to join the fray in the comment board which is (I feel a twinge of pain while typing this) way more interesting than my article.