Shootouts In The WCHA After All

There will be shootouts in the WCHA this year — just not on the men’s side. The league announced today that the women will use the shootouts to break ties in conference games. They will count in terms of standings, but they will not factor into the NCAA tournament. For a complete breakdown on the…
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Canada Picks 2012 WJC Site

The 2012 World Juniors will be in Calgary and Edmonton. It was expected that Toronto would make a big push for it. Toronto fans will now pin their hopes on the 2011 World Juniors being in Buffalo, which you have to believe is the frontrunner. The 2011 destination will be revealed in December. Recent destinations:…
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Xcel Center To Host 2010 Regional

The Xcel Energy Center and Minnesota have been awarded the 2010 West Regional, the school announced today. That means the Gophers will host the next two West Regionals. This season’s is at Mariucci. Future sites: 2009Northeast: Manchester, N.H.East: Bridgeport, Conn.West: Minneapolis (Mariucci)Midwest: Grand Rapids, Mich.Frozen Four: Washington, D.C. 2010Northeast: Worcester, Mass.East: Albany, N.Y.West: St. Paul (Xcel)Midwest: Fort…
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Marks, Litke Join In Augusta

Another former Sioux player has reached the ECHL coaching ranks. The captain of the 1997 national championship team, Dane Litke, is leaving Bismarck to be an assistant coach in Augusta. Litke planned to be a co-head coach of the Bismarck Demons prep team. Instead, he’ll be joining another former Sioux defenseman John Marks, who is…
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Area Players Line Force Roster

The Fargo Force just released their roster and it has several area players on it. It also has eight WCHA recruits and a total of 12 college hockey commits. Here it is: G Mike Lee, Roseau (SCSU recruit)G Cody Campbell, Colorado Springs D Ryan LaDouceur, Grand ForksD Jarrett Galbreath, Grand ForksD Steven Spinell, Chicago (Miami…
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