Thanksgiving Day in the WCHA

Minnesota Duluth is at home for Thanksgiving week, a good thing considering wintery forecasts in northern Minnesota for Thursday night.

St. Cloud State is traveling north with a roster than includes star forward Ben Hanowski, returning from an injury according to the St. Cloud Times here.

The News Tribune has some series notes here.

The UMD sports information office has series notes here.

SB Nation has WCHA weekend series picks here.

UMD has a $12 ticket special for the Friday (7:37 p.m.) and Saturday (7:07 p.m.) games with St. Cloud State at Amsoil Arena. Information on the school web site is here.

Must-read Thanksgiving reading:

From Rick Lubbers of the News Tribune on good guy (and cable TV Average Guy) Jon Donahue of Duluth who is recovering from a cancer diagnosis and a stroke. That story is here

And Patrick Reusse of the Minneapolis Star Tribune with a 35th annual edition of his Turkey of the Year Award which is right here.

There is a look inside the WCHA this week from U.S. College Hockey Online here and Joe Paisley of Colorado Springs, Colo., here.

And if you missed it Wednesday night, No. 13-ranked Wisconsin-Superior defeated Concordia-Moorhead 4-3 at Wessman Arena to go to 7-2 this season. The Superior Telegram has details here.