Skate with the Bullodgs; Weekend notes; WCHA recruits statistics; Bracketology

The 37th Skate with the Bulldogs is 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Amsoil Arena. Free and open to the public.

Some notes on the Minnesota Duluth men heading to an exhibition game Saturday with the USA U18s and the UMD women with a notable series at No. 9 Ohio State here.

A comprehensive and exhaustive list of WCHA recruits, for all teams, compiled by Matt Christians is right here.

Eric Burton of Goons World looks at this weekend’s WCHA series here.

Shane Frederick of the Mankato Free Press looks at what may be ahead for nonconference scheduling among Minnesota’s Division I teams starting in 2013-14 here.

U.S. College Hockey Online has this week’s Bracketology here.

Training partners Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan of Portland, Ore., are in Colorado Springs, Colo., preparing for the the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15. Goucher talks about base training in her blog here.