As Frozen Four Thursday approaches on Thursday, the St. Cloud Times traces St. Cloud State’s Division I roots to coach Herb Brooks in a story here.
College Hockey News makes Frozen Four game picks here.
U.S. College Hockey Online looks at the Yale and Massachusetts-Lowell match up here.
Retired Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan says he’s looking forward to the Frozen Four in a Globe column here.
SB Nation reports that Massachusetts-Lowell is the Frozen Four favorite in Las Vegas in a story here.
U.S. College Hockey Online features St. Cloud State in a story here.
Mike Chambers of the Denver Post notes that USA U-18 coach Don Granato is a candidate to replace George Gwozdecky as Denver’s coach in a story here.
And columnist Terry Frei of the Denver Post takes a poke at the administration of Denver, a private school, in its handling of the Gwozdecky firing here.
Shane Frederick of the Mankato Free Press, looking toward the reborn 10-team WCHA for 2013-14, which will likely have Minnesota State-Mankato as a preseason favorite in a story here.
Minnesota Duluth recruit Alex Iafallo of the Fargo (N.D.) Force was named U.S. Hockey League co-forward of the week after recording six points in two weekend games. A league news release is here.