Monday reading: Preissing, radio show, weekend reviews, Hobey

preissing_1Former Tiger Tom Preissing, who played for EHCB  last season, signed with Biel and went through a tryout with the German league team last weekend. I will update his status when I stumble across it. Thanks to Tim Matthewson for finding this article and to Google translate.

The monthly Scott Owens radio show is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at McCabe’s Tavern, downtown Colorado Springs.

Here are three observations on this weekend in the WCHA, including a note on CC.

Hockey East’s standings are tightening up. The CCHA goaltending was quite good while the Hobey Baker race is underway.

Tuesday reading: Guentzel, Civitarese, Labosky, CC radio show, MSU Mankato, Western Michigan preview, national TV schedule

Former Tiger Gabe Guentzel will be playing for the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL after the Anaheim organization switched affiliates. He signed an AHL contract on Sept. 21.

David Civitarese will get some extra coaching with Capitals coach Adam Oates working for AHL Hershey during the NHL lockout.

CC commit Daniel Labosky (2013 or 2014) is tied for fifth in points (15) in 11 games in the Upper Midwest Elite League.

The monthly Coach Scott Owens Show will be broadcast live from McCabe’s Tavern, 520 S. Tejon St., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays on Oct. 9, Nov. 15, Dec. 4, Jan. 15, Feb. 5 and March 12. Schedule is subject to change, of course.

Western Michigan has the Mason Cup on display in Andy Murray’s office and the Broncos are not about to let it leave.

Minnesota State Mankato single-game tickets went on sale on Monday.

Here is the national and regional TV schedule. The first game broadcast will be the Manitoba at North Dakota exhibition (really) on Saturday night.

Tuesday reading: Radio show, Final Five, regular season awards; In the pros

Former Tiger Joey Crabb and the rest of the Leafs are having to prove themselves during a training camp-like atmosphere led by their new coach.

The monthly Scott Owens Radio Show is from 6:30 to 7:30 tonight at McCabe’s Tavern on downtown Colorado Springs and live on 103.9 FM KRXP.

The Denver Post says the DU Pioneers are peaking at the right time.

Here’s a look at the regular season scoring and goaltending titleists from the Star Tribune.

Former Tiger Brett Sterling scored in his debut with AHL Portland.

No. 11 seed MSU Mankato will need to play well to advance to the WCHA Final Five in St. Paul.

Here’s the Final Five schedule:

Thursday’s quarterfinals: No. 6 seed vs. No. 3, 2:07 p.m. CT’ No. 5 vs. No. 4, 7:07 p.m.

Friday’s semifinals: Winner of No. 6 vs. No. 3 game vs. No. 2 seed, 2:07 p.m.; Winner of No. 5 vs. No. 4 game vs. No. 1 seed, 7:07 p.m.

Saturday’s championship: Friday’s winners, 7:07 p.m.

This columnist points to the strides made by women’s college hockey in the past 22 years,