Jim Johnson and the San Jose Sharks lost 3-0 to Los Angeles on Thursday night as the NHL defending champion Kings took a 3-2 Western Conference semifinal series lead. Game 6 is Sunday. A San Jose Mercury News game story is here.
NCHC Director of Hockey Operations Joe Novak is putting together the league’s first group of referees and linesmen. A league news release details the process here.
College Hockey, Inc., has another video installment talking with NHL players about their development in the college game. The 5-minute video includes Adam Burish and Tom Gilbert of Wisconsin, Jay Beagle of Alaska Anchorage and Paul Stastny of Denver, and a reader points out, Mason Raymond about 2:35 into the video here.
Competitor.com has put together a photo gallery highlighting the running career of Kara Goucher right here.