'Tis the season of commitments. Or so it seemed this week when Cornell received three commitments from players, two in the USHL and one playing in a prep league. Goaltender Ryan Coon from Taft School committed to Cornell along with forwards in Fargo Force's Michael Booth and Dubuque Fighting Saints's Eric Freschi. All of them seem excited to join the Big Red Family and for more information, check out the sidebar's Stat Watch on Big Red Puckhead's page for more on our commits.
Speaking of Commits....
Ken Dryden Fun Facts
Another NCAA Player Defects
After Denver, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and Michigan all lose players to major juniors, Saint Lawrence becomes the latest program to lose a player in two weeks. Is it more common this season than others? Perhaps...perhaps not. It might just seem punctuated because of the number in such a short time. Regardless, it is sad seeing this many players leave their commitments mid-season.
Michigan Hockey: Making History
Michigan Hockey is making history in all the wrong ways. Matt Slovin looks at how, including a potential end to the run of 22 consecutive seasons in the NCAA Tournament. Most importantly, this ought to be taken as a lesson. A fanbase which often competes with the Lynah Faithful to be called the "best fans in college hockey" is now accompanied by a less-than-stellar reputation this season.
To him, the arena has lost its vicious bite. He described the atmosphere as less hostile than on either of his two other trips to Ann Arbor.