Want to get a look at some future Tigers? The USHL Fall Classic begins today in Sioux City, Iowa, and will be broadcast online via B2 networks, the same service that will be available on cctigers.com this season. Here's the link to watch. All times listed are Central.
Games involving recruits are:
Thursday, Sept. 27
10:00 a.m. Omaha Lancers (Dakota Eveland--2009 or 2010) vs. Green Bay
1:00 p.m. Lincoln Stars vs. Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets (Tim Hall--2008)
3:00 p.m. Sioux Falls Stampede (Nick Dineen--2008) vs. Waterloo Black Hawks (Andrew Hamburg--2008)
Friday, Sept. 28
10:00 a.m. Waterloo Black Hawks (Hamburg) vs. Des Moines Buccaneers
1:00 p.m. Chicago Steel vs. Omaha Lancers (Eveland)
4:00 p.m. Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets (Hall) vs. Sioux Falls Stampede (Dineen)
Saturday, Sept. 29
12:00 p.m. Omaha Lancers (Eveland) vs. Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets (Hall)
4:00 p.m. Sioux Falls Stampede (Dineen) vs. Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
7:00 p.m. Sioux City Musketeers vs. Waterloo Black Hawks (Hamburg)
With the demise of the Wayne State (Mich.) hockey program announced yesterday, Grand Forks Herald hockey reporter Brad Elliott Schlossman poses an important question: Will Bemidji State join the WCHA in 2008?
Colin Stuart was reassigned to Chicago (AHL), but Brett Sterling made on the Atlanta Thrashers' roster.
Noah Clarke is still in the hunt for a spot on the New Jersey Devils' roster.
Curtis McElhinney will start the season as the Calgary Flames' backup.
For those who are curious, the Tigers have a practice scheduled for tonight at 9:15 at Honnen Ice Arena (NW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre Streets). I'll get the rest of the schedule tonight.