Todd Milewski of U.S. College Hockey Online has an update on what’s ahead for the WCHA and CCHA when a Big Ten hockey conference becomes a reality. An inter-locking schedule with the WCHA is possible. The USCHO story is here.
Roman Augustoviz of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, among others, is reporting Minnesota junior defenseman Aaron Ness of Roseau, Minn., has signed with the New York Islanders here.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press has a Ness update here.