Oshie, Greene Added To Worlds Roster

Three former Sioux players will play for Team USA next month in Germany. T.J. Oshie and Matt Greene will join Taylor Chorney on the American roster, which features almost all recent college players. Zach Parise is not on the final roster (too old now?), which was posted by USA Today’s Kevin Allen this morning. Former…
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Goloubef Signs With Columbus

Wisconsin had the first of two expected early signings today. Junior defenseman Cody Goloubef signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets, giving up his final year of college eligbility. Goloubef, a solid two-way defenseman, had 14 points in 42 games last season. Goloubef was a second-round pick. The Badgers also are expected to lose defenseman Brendan…
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Charter To Anchorage

Ralph Engelstad Arena posted on Facebook today that it’s planning a charter to the season-opening weekend against Alaska-Anchorage if it can get at least 75 people. The charter would leave Wednesday, Oct. 8 and return immediately after Saturday night’s game against the Seawolves. The Sioux play Alaska-Fairbanks on Friday night. Cost for the charter flight,…
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Tippett Named Jack Adams Finalist

Former UND forward Dave Tippett is one of three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, which goes to the NHL’s coach of the year. The other finalists are Colorado’s Joe Sacco and Nashville’s Barry Trotz. Hired to coach a bankrupt team with no owner a week before the start of the season, Tippett led Phoenix…
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Jones’ Career Up In The Air

As a current Sioux player struggles with a concussion, a former player’s career might be over because of one. Former UND defenseman Matt Jones, who played three seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes, sustained a concussion a year and a half ago and is still having problems related to it. Jones has not been medically cleared…
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