Minnesota Duluth-Notre Dame: A budding rivalry

Minnesota Duluth is on a plane today and will arrive in South Bend, Ind., for a Thursday-Friday series with No. 9 Notre Dame (6:35 p.m. both days, 94X FM, My9 on Friday, live free video streaming on Notre Dame web site both days at und.com).

The News Tribune has an update on the UMD-Notre Dame rivalry here.

Conference power rankings seem to be in vogue this season. On the WCHA, Chris Dilks of Western College Hockey here and College Hockey News here.

Also Zack Friedli of College Hockey News looks at who’s hot and who’s not in the WCHA here.

Inside College Hockey has some praise for Notre Dame junior goalie Steven Summerhays here.

The Notre Dame web site has a student-athlete feature on forward Anders Lee of Edina, Minn., here.

U.S. College Hockey Online talks Division I women’s hockey here.