UPDATE: Here is a response to the rumor that membership was tied into Blais coming to UNO.
Both Blais and Alberts unequivocally denied a Internet-blog-driven rumor that assurances of moving to the WCHA was part of Blais' contract negotiations.
"I'm not that powerful, come on," Blais said, chuckling. "No, I feel lucky to have a job sometimes. I didn't put any demands on that."
"We never broached that topic," Alberts said.
Blais said there are pros and cons to switching. [College Hockey New]