USCHO looks at Anchorage coach; Will Nebraska add hockey?; Tech selects captains; Rink and Run cuts a cake

U.S. College Hockey Online takes a look at new Alaska Anchorage coach Matt Thomas here.

Chris Peters of the United States of Hockey blog sees the University of Nebraska as a college hockey varsity program candidate in a post here.

Michigan Tech, which opens the 2013-14 season at Minnesota Duluth on Oct. 11-12, has named its captains for the upcoming season. A news release is here.

The News Tribune had a retirement bash for the Rink and Run editor on Thursday in Duluth. Rink and Run will be in operation through Monday and then head to the blogosphere hereafter as the editor collects his thoughts, and belongings, and heads to Arizona. Here’s a cake photo:

Photo: News Tribune farewell gathering for sports reporter Kevin Pates  this afternoon after 35+ years at the paper.

9 thoughts on “USCHO looks at Anchorage coach; Will Nebraska add hockey?; Tech selects captains; Rink and Run cuts a cake

  1. Thanks so much for all of the good wishes. The News Tribune hasn’t officially decided on coverage assignments for the 2013-14 school year, but be assured that UMD hockey is a priority and everything you need to know about the Bulldogs will be in the DNT and on our web site. I’ll be following along with everyone else

  2. Thank you Kevin for your years of excellent coverage of UMD Hockey and college hockey as a whole. You are leaving some pretty large shoes to fill! Enjoy retirement.

  3. congratulations on your retirement Kevin. I will miss this blog. It has been and excellent source of info especially when following former players as they continued their playing days after UMD. Hockey, specifically college hockey, is lucky to have people like yourself who promote the sport. Hopefully many others will follow in your shoes. Take care and enjoy your next act!

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