Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Hump Day Links

The summer is starting to wind down. The School year is about to begin in a few weeks. That means that college hockey players will be returning to their respective campuses in a few weeks. Hopefully, this summer has a few hot days left before September comes our way. God knows that last winter was a doozy.

So far this offseason, 30 NCAA hockey players have forgone their college eligibility to sign professional contracts. This is counting Josh Jooris of Union that signed with the Calgary Flames.

Last week, Ludwig Karlsson of the Northeastern Huskies signed with the Ottawa Senators.

The WCHA has released its 2013-14 composite schedule.

University of Maine Black Bears: Civic Center hopes [Ice Breaker] tourney is Ice Breaker for NCAA hockey regional.

Former Wisconsin Badgers Forward Joe Pavelski has signed a five-year extension with the San Jose Sharks. Pavelski has (150g-186a—336pts) in 479 NHL games. The extension is for five years and 30 million dollars.

UND Hockey recruit’s Ryan Mantha, Austin Pognaski and Nick Schmaltz are listed on the 2013 Under-18 Select team that will participate in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Finland August 5-10. Team USA begins play against team Finland on Monday, August 5, 2013.