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: