Friday reading: Parise, LeBlanc, NCHC details,You Can Play Project

Former North Dakota standout Zach Parise is the No. 2 free agent out there this offseason, which could start as soon as Sunday morning for him. The N.Y. Post looks at possible suitors.

Here is more on deceased longtime Minnesota-Duluth fan Dick Stewart. The blog post also includes an update on SCSU’s Drew LeBlanc.

Here are some more details on the NCHC postseason tournament venue from the Grand Forks Herald.

UMass-Lowell announced its 2012-13 schedule, which includes a road game at CC.

Denver hockey and other Pioneer teams have joined the You Can Play Project, releasing videos in support of LGBT athletes and respect in sports.

NHL enforcer Derek Boorgard‘s final descent was paved by prescription painkillers.