The 2013 Frozen Four opens Thursday with semifinal games at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on ESPN2: Yale (20-12-3) faces Massachusetts-Lowell (28-10-2) at 3:30 p.m., and Quinnipiac (29-7-5) meets St. Cloud State (25-15-1) at 7 p.m. The title game is 6 p.m. Saturday. The Hobey Baker Memorial Award presentation is 5 p.m. Friday on NHL Network and hobeybakeraward.com.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette looks at the semifinalists, three of which are in the Frozen Four for the first time (Yale qualified in 1952), in a story here.
And the Post-Gazette previews the St. Cloud State vs. Quinnipiac match up, which features a Hobey Baker Memorial Award candidate on each team in a story here.
Mick Hatten of the St. Cloud Times has some notes on the Huskies here.
Ken Schott of the Schenectady (N.Y.) Daily Gazette makes his semifinal picks right here.
College Hockey News features WCHA entrant St. Cloud State here.
Alex Stalock set a Worcester (Mass.) Sharks franchise record with a 75th win in goal Tuesday in a 3-0 win at Bridgeport (Conn.) The win also broke a Worcester eight-game losing streak. The team has a news release here.
The Worcester Telegram pays tribute to Stalock in a game story here.