Grimaldi, Greene And WJC

UND recruit Rocco Grimaldi is featured in this week’s Sports Illustrated — the one with Stan Musial on the cover. It is the annual (or bi-annual?) "Where Are They Now?" edition of SI. To go along with the stories about what former athletes are doing today, there is a section called "Where Will They Be?" That’s where you’ll…
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Random Notes

Some random updates this evening: Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux will throw out the first pitch at the Twins-Mariners game on Saturday. It’s UND Day at Target Field. Brad Miller Time is now an award-winning show. It was recognized by the National Association of College Marketing Administrators. Read more about the award here. Brad Miller and Ryan…
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Leddy Signs With Chicago

Minnesota lost two players on Tuesday. Just a couple hours after Minnesota announced that Josh Birkholz has left the team, Nick Leddy agreed to a three-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. Leddy was probably Minnesota’s best defenseman last year, putting up 11 points in 30 games. The two-way player missed a handful of games because…
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Birkholz Leaves Minnesota

Minnesota has confirmed that sophomore forward Josh Birkholz has left the team. He is expected to go to the WHL. Birkholz was facing a suspension for a violation of team rules, the school said. The former Fargo Force player scored five goals and had one assist. Birkholz, a third-round pick of the Florida Panthers, has…
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MJHL MVP Commits To UND

The MVP of the MJHL has committed to play at UND this fall. Taylor Dickin, 21, had 40 goals, 52 assists and 92 points with Selkirk last season. Dickin has good size at 6-foot-2, 195 pounds. He participated in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ prospect camp as an undrafted player. Dickin’s coach, Ryan Smith, couldn’t say enough good things…
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