Minnesota Duluth’s 2010-11 team will be back together one more time this week, during hockey alumni weekend, and will receive their NCAA championship rings during a dinner and ceremony Friday at Amsoil Arena.
Team awards for last season will also be handed out.
Also from the college hockey world an in-depth look at St. Cloud State and what the conference-affiliation-future may hold for the Huskies in a Sunday St. Cloud Times story here.
Former NHL coach Andy Murray, 60, father of former UMD women’s defenseman Sarah Murray, was introduced Tuesday as Western Michigan’s new coach in Kalamazoo, Mich. He follows Jeff Blashill, now a Detroit Red Wings assistant. A Kalamazoo Gazette story is here.