Ice out at Amsoil Aena; PairWise may be tweaked; CC’s Scott Winkler; Constantine returns to Everett

Summer officially begins June 21 and a sure sign is the ice going out at Amsoil Arena. Hockey operations guy Jeff Stark has 35 seconds of video of ice demolition right here.

The NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee is considering some PairWise Rankings changes, talked about last week in Indianapolis. Todd Milewski of U.S. College Hockey Online has an update here.

Former Colorado College center Scott Winkler was found dead at his family home in Norway on Wednesday at age 23. Joe Paisley of the Colorado Springs (Colo.) Gazette has a story here.

International Falls native Kevin Constantine, 54, has returned to coach the Everett (Wash.) Silvertips of the Western Hockey League. He previously coached the team from 2003-2007. He was introduced Thursday and the team has press conference video here and a news release here.