Minnesota Duluth to hit the road, again

A stretch of four road series in six weeks continues for Minnesota Duluth, practicing in Duluth on Wednesday, and then heading Thursday to Houghton, Mich., for 6:07 p.m. games Friday and Saturday with Michigan Tech..

The Bulldogs are home Dec. 7-8 with Bemidji State and finish the first half of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association season at Alaska Anchorage on Dec. 14-15.

UMD is 1-4-1 on the road and Michigan Tech is 2-3 at home.

Sophomore defenseman Luke McManus returned from an injury last week and was a healthy scratch versus St. Cloud State.

The Tampa Tribune has a feature on Tampa Lightning prospect J.T. Brown here.

Michigan Tech has a news release on the signing of eight recruits, including two Minnesotants, here.

U.S. College Hockey Online has an update on Notre Dame coach Jeff Jackson being fined by the Central Collegiate Hockey Association for comments made after last Friday’s home loss to North Dakota. That story is here.

U.S. College Hockey Online also features Ohio State (UMD’s season-opening opponent) in a story here.

UMD’s six opponents so far this season are a combined 36-27-8.