Monday reading: Colorado College history; SCSU success; Lucia’s comfort level

Published: December 30, 2013, 4:23 am, by Joe Paisley

cc trophyI wrote a piece on CC hockey celebrating its 75 years and its connection to the community.

Here are five reasons why St. Cloud State is doing well this season.

Former CC and current Minnesota coach Don Lucia is comfortable leading Team USA at world juniors. The results don’t lie.

Justin Kovacs’ goal 2:01 into overtime was the game’s only score, and gave Western Michigan only its second Great Lakes Invitational championship in the program’s history.

The tournament was played outdoors for the first time, drawing an announced crowd of about 26,000 at Comerica Park in Detroit, the home of baseball’s Detroit Tigers. Here is a game story.