When George Floyd was killed, the NCHC released a statement condemning racial injustices and violence directed at Black people. They also said that the conference will add additional programming to its student-athlete well-being task force.
No big name hires here, but it’s still encouraging seeing LIU making these hires in uncertain times.
“USA Hockey and The USA Hockey Foundation would appreciate your help in making sure all kids can return to the game they love. Right now, many of our hockey families are experiencing financial hardship. With a donation of $46 to their Membership Relief Fund, you are ensuring that a child can return to hockey by covering the cost of their USA Hockey membership.”
A more in-depth look at U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Tony Granato, current head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers.
Speaking of Wisconsin Badgers...or rather, a legend from their 2006 National Championship Team (well, third-biggest legend from that team—defender Robbie Earl owned Madison, and goaltender Brian Elliot was not only the Mike Richter award winner, but also a finalist for the Hobey Baker).
“He did everything he could to get back. And he did get back, and unfortunately he couldn’t go any further. I’m sure this will all be addressed after the series is over. He gamed it out.”