Scherr leaving NCHC? Johnson leaves Omaha; Shyiak responds to allegations; Scouting Combine invitees

Is former U.S. Olympic wrestler Jim Scherr, commissioner of the NCHC, leaning toward a position with the inaugural European Games? Updates from College Hockey News here and U.S. College Hockey Online here.

If Bruce Ciskie had Scherr’s job for a day he says he would address these items here.

The Omaha World-Herald has a story on Nebraska-Omaha assistant Steve Johnson leaving the Mavericks here.

Former Alaska Anchorage coach Dave Shyiak has responded to allegations of hitting a player with a stick in a story from College Hockey News here and Anchorage athletic director Steve Cobb says he didn’t think the incident deserved discipline at the time in a story in Anchorage Daily News here.

The NHL Scouting Combine convenes May 27-June 1 in Toronto. A list of invitees from is here.

The 2013 NHL Entry Draft is June 30 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.