Drew LeBlanc, St. Cloud State, Yale, Quinnipiac, Suz Hoppe, Erik Haula

The News Tribune has a Sunday feature on local guy, Drew LeBlanc of Hermantown, who heads to the Frozen Four this week with St. Cloud State. The story is here.

The St. Cloud Times has Sunday Frozen Four stories here and here.

A Twitter photo of St. Cloud State’s game jerseys with NCAA patches are here.

Two other Frozen Four entries, Yale and Quinnipiac, are just a few miles apart in south central Connecticut. The New Haven Register updates the teams in their off-week before the tournament here.

U.S. College Hockey Online looks at the neighboring schools here.

Minnesota Duluth’s stellar athletic trainer Suz Hoppe, in charge of men’s hockey, was included in a News Tribune story Saturday following the birth of her second daughter, Emma Louise.The story is here.

Minnesota scoring leader Erik Haula, a junior forward, is the latest to leave the Gophers for the pros. The Minnesota Wild has an update here.

SB Nation also has an update on early departures in college hockey, including Denver sophomore goalie Juho Olkinuora to Winnipeg here.

U.S. College Hockey Online has a list of early departures here.