Wednesday reading: Kivilhalme profile; Hillen, Crabb reviews; various honors

Published: June 12, 2013, 12:00 pm, by Joe Paisley

kivihalme picCC commit Teemu Kivihalme is profiled by Yahoo! Canada Sports as a possible NHL Draft pick this month.

Here is a review of former Tiger Jack Hillen‘s past season with the Capitals along with a look at Joey Crabb.

Western Michigan hockey is creating a ring of honor to recognize past greats and contributors to the program.

Declining attendance for Wisconsin home games is cause for concern in Madison.

Minnesota-Duluth coach Scott Sandelin will receive North Dakota’s Tom Clifford Award as part of the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame ceremonies Sept. 14  in Grand Forks.

The award goes to a North Dakota graduate who has served with distinction as a coach at the college or high school level.  Sandelin, 48, a 1986 North Dakota graduate,  has a 231-229-63 record and  helped the Bulldogs to the 2011 NCAA title.

The Hibbing native was a North Dakota assistant for six years, including championship seasons in 1997 and 2000.