Weekly Wednesday Update (late)

Because I have the flu, I wasn’t at the weekly press conference yesterday. But I did get a quick injury update from coach Dave Hakstol. Zach Jones practiced yesterday, so things look promising for him to play on the weekend. Everyone else should be available. That’s about all I have in terms of this weekend.…
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Bizarre Bracketology

Jayson Moy’s weekly Bracketology column on USCHO brought up an interesting scenario this week. He has UND playing Wisconsin first round. The selection committee does everything in its power to avoid intraconference matchups in the first round. Since the tournament went to 16 teams a few years ago (2002-03 season, I believe), I don’t think…
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Brandon Bochenski Traded…..again

Brandon Bochenski was traded from the Anaheim Ducks to the Nashville Predators for future considerations, according to TSN. This is the second time Bochenski has been traded in about a month and the fourth time he’s been traded in his career. Bochenski has went from Ottawa to Chicago to Boston to Anaheim to Nashville. He…
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A Look At Statistics

Here’s another look at some statistics for the Sioux team. Goals1. Andrew Kozek 142. Ryan Duncan 132. T.J. Oshie 134. Chris VandeVelde 125. Matt Watkins 7 Plus-minus1. Joe Finley +222. Chay Genoway +193. Ryan Duncan +184. T.J. Oshie +114. Robbie Bina +11 Face-offs (more than 100 draws)1. T.J. Oshie 230-177 (.565)2. Chris VandeVelde 272-213 (.561)3.…
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Grafton-Park River Deserves Credit

I turned on KNOX this evening and was disappointed to hear a comment from Red River coach Matt Malm, who was a guest on Let’s Talk Sports. Malm started out by complimenting Grafton-Park River, calling them deserving champs. Then, he addressed the blown call that led to Grafton-Park River’s game-tying goal. He said something along the…
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