Center Chad Rau comes in seventh on Inside College Hockey's Hobey tracker. Leading the way is Michigan's Kevin Porter, followed by North Dakota's Jean-Philippe Lamoureux. Could make for an interesting weekend if CC meets North Dakota in the Broadmoor Trophy game.
And it begins... Michigan Tech's Michael-Lee Teslak is the WCHA's first early departure of the season, signing a deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. Teslak is expected to be in uniform for the AHL affiliate Philadelphia Phantoms today.
USCHO.com has more PairWise chatter with senior writer Jayson Moy surmising that Michigan, Miami, New Hampshire, North Dakota and CC are in the hunt for No. 1 seeds. Moy also has Colorado College-Princeton and North Dakota-Notre Dame as the NCAA West Regional pairings, as bracket integrity could send No. 15 or 16 overall seed Air Force packing.
The Denver Post's Mark Kiszla has a column on Richard Bachman today.