Former Tigers Brian Connelly, Nate Prosser, and Chad Rau are on the Minnesota Wild training camp roster.
Rylan Schwartz, pictured in AHL play, played for San Jose in the Young Stars Tournament in Penticton, B.C. this week. He is interviewed here. Look for him to be on the Sharks training camp roster later this week.
This columnist worries Frozen Fenway III may be too much outdoor hockey and ultimately hurt Hockey East.
Canisius announced the addition of five players to the Golden Griffins this season. They are:
Forwards Shane Conacher (Burlington, Ontario), Jack Hidi (Toronto) and Josh Kielich (Orchard Park, N.Y.) and defenders Geoff Fortman (Crystal Lake, Ill.) and Brandon Russo (Westport, N.Y.) join 23 returners from the Griffs’ Atlantic Hockey Championship squad.
Keep an eye on Conacher. He totaled 35 points (14g, 21a) during the St. Michael (OJHL) Buzzers’ 23-game winning postseason run and accumulated 57 points (28g, 29a) in 51 contests during the regular season. Conacher is the brother of the Griffs’ all-time leading scorer and current Ottawa Senator Cory Conacher.
Here is an early preview of Colorado College by The Catalyst, the school newspaper.