Rink and Run blog: Amsoil, Faulk, Fortbort, Yale, Gophers, Sislo
By: Kevin Pates, Duluth News Tribune
Minnesota Duluth made an official move to Amsoil Arena on Monday and the News Tribune had an update here.
UMD freshman defenseman Justin Faulk of South St. Paul and North Dakota defenseman Derek Forbort of Duluth have been named to the preliminary United States team for the World Junior Championships. USA hockey has a release here.
In Division I strength of schedule, eight of the top 10 teams are from the Western Collegiate Hockey Association: 1. North Dakota, 2. Bemidji State, 3. Denver, 4. UMD, 5. Alaska Anchorage, 6. Boston College, 7. Michigan Tech, 8. Notre Dame, 9. Wisconsin, 10. Nebraska-Omaha.
New Hampshire senior right winger Mike Sislo of Superior had a career day Sunday, assisting in every goal in a 5-1 win over Vermont. New Hampshire’s second-leading scorer was named Hockey East player of the week. New Hampshire is ranked No. 3. The Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald has a game story here. A Hockey East release is here.