Here are some follow stories from Thursday’s 2012 Hobey Baker Memorial Award announcement of the three finalists, all seniors: Minnesota Duluth center Jack Connolly, Maine winger Spencer Abbott of Hamilton, Ontario, and Colgate University winger Austin Smith of Dallas.
And a U.S. College Hockey Online story here.
Union College sophomore goalie Troy Grosenick didn’t get into the Hobey Hat Trick, but he is in the Frozen Four. The Schenectady (N.Y.) Daily Gazette has an update here.
St. Cloud State junior goalie Mike Lee of Roseau, Minn., has signed a three-year contract with Phoenix. The St. Cloud Times has a story here.
Wisconsin junior defenseman Justin Schultz has not yet left for the NHL but the Wisconsin State Journal says that move is likely in a story here.
Chris Peters of the United States of Hockey takes a look at Division I players who have signed professional contracts since the end of the season here.
The University of Connecticut is exploring a move from Atlantic Hockey to Hockey East and the Hartfort (Conn.) Courant has an update here.