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Weekend reading: Prospects Game jerseys; big-time Air Force commit; Taylor Gross; GLI

Published: September 13, 2013, 3:34 am, by Joe Paisley
The jerseys for the second annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. debuted earlier this week. The game is slated for Sept. 26 in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the CONSOL Energy Center.

The jerseys for the second annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. debuted earlier this week. The game is slated for Sept. 26 in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the CONSOL Energy Center.

Seamus Donohue (St. Thomas Academy HS, Minn.) committed to the U.S. Air Force Academy for 2014-2015m according to College Hockey Inc. He confirmed last night via Twitter. According to the Western College Hockey Blog, which covers the Upper Midwest Elite League, Donohue was one of the few sophomores to play in the high school league, where he will play this fall.

The Penn State women’s captain, Pine Creek High School graduate Taylor Gross, is the subject of this short profile.

The fields are set for the next four Great Lakes Invitational hockey tournaments. Michigan Tech serves as the host of the annual four-team event with Michigan and Michigan State as mainstays.

Western Michigan will join the Huskies, Wolverines and Spartans at this December’s outdoor tournament at Comerica Park.

Ferris State will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the GLI when it returns to Joe Louis Arena in 2014. Tech’s arch rival, Northern Michigan, will play in 2015. Western Michigan returns in 2016.

The 2013 GLI will be outdoors at Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers.  Michigan Tech faces Michigan State in the first semifinal on Dec. 27 at 3:30 p.m. Michigan will play Western Michigan in the other semifinal at 7 p.m. The third-place game and championship game are slated for 3:30 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 28.

Tickets for the GLI  are available at Ticketmaster.com.