Fairbanks and the WCHA; Western Michigan; Frank Serratore

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner is reporting that WCHA commissioner Bruce McLeod will be visiting the CCHA’s Alaska Fairbanks in August to discuss membership in the WCHA. The story is here.

Chris Peters of the United States of Hockey gets everyone caught up on the defections of college-committed players who have now chosen Canadian Major Junior hockey. He has a listing here.

The Kalamazoo (Mich.) Gazette has an update on Western Michigan’s hockey future which seems to be continued to be tied to Notre Dame, which is expected to announce its conference intentions in August. That story is here.

The Colorado Springs Gazette has a feature column on the winning ways of Air Force coach Frank Serratore of Coleraine. The story is here.

Ben Gordon of International Falls has signed with Germany’s DEG Metro Stars in a release from the team, in German, not English, here.