Dallas Stars hire Buddy Powers to scout Minnesota area, strong hire by Jim Nill.
— Shane Turner (@mccovey) July 16, 2014
NBC Sports reports that freshman center Jack Eichel will participate in the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo’s First Niagara Center on September 25. Full rosters for the event, now in its third season, will be announced next week. Junior Matt Lane played in the inaugural Prospects Game in 2012.
2016 recruit Hank Crone scored a hat trick and added an assist to earn player of the game honors as the U.S. Select 17s routed host team Germany, 8-2, in the Five Nations Tournament. The win gave the U.S squad the silver medal and came a day after it had been shut out by the Czech Republic. Team USA broke open the game in a three-and-a-half minute span in the middle period when two of Crone’s goals bookended his one helper. The 5-8 right-shot playmaker, who skated for the Dallas Stars Elite U-16's last season, signed a tender with USHL Omaha for the 2014-15 season.
Former BU MVP Alex Chiasson is the latest member of the Terrier hockey family to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research. Chiasson, who was traded from Dallas to Ottawa during the off-season, challenged former Terrier head coach Jack Parker to follow suit, which he did.