Tuesday reading: In the pros, Denver coach, Air Force

Published: April 16, 2013, 2:47 pm, by Joe Paisley

Hillen caps goalFormer Tiger Mike Testwuide continue to find the score sheet with the Abbotsford Heat. Jack Hillen is on a roll for the surging Capitals.

Richard Bachman gets some well-deserved love for his backup work for Dallas. He was named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week after winning each of his three starts with a 1.08 GAA and a .963 save percentage prior to Monday’s 5-2 loss to Chicago. The NHL correspondent said he played well.

Mark Stuart knows that this could be his last run at the playoffs with Winnipeg.

Joey Crabb recorded a career-high four points, including a hat trick in Sunday’s win for AHL Hershey.

The Denver athletic director told the Denver Post George Gwozdecky was fired because the contract talks went on too long. Pioneers coach Jim Montgomery talks about his new job. Here is the USCHO article on the Monday press conference.

Beat writer Mike Chambers has an article and three blog posts from the press conference: an interview with Denver AD Peg Bradley-Doppes; two Pioneers express support for their new coach and George Gwozdecky has plenty of job openings to consider.

Ohio State is one of those high-profile (the school, not the program) openings.

Here is my feature on Air Force backup goalie David Bosner and his efforts to stay in the program, which led to a rare law school appointment.