Tuesday, August 10, 2010


2011 recruit Cason Hohmann continued his strong play in the U.S. Select U18s' first two tournament games in the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka event in Breclav, Czech Republic. On Monday, the Cedar Rapids/USHL centerman scored the game-winner in a 3-2 victory over the host Czech team and assisted on another goal. Today, he added another goal and an assist in a 6-5 shootout loss to Russia. His goal had given Team USA a 5-4 third-period lead. Next up is Finland on Wednesday morning.

►Incoming freshmen Adam Clendening talked with his hometown newspaper, The Tonawanda News, about his experience at USA Junior National evaluation camp in Lake Placid, where he was one of the most effective blueliners and had the opportunity work with U.S. assistant coach and former NHL all-star defenseman Phil Housely.

NHL.com caught up with former Terrier and newly named head coach of the AHL Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins John Hynes, who shared his good news with his former BU teammates at a recent reunion, marking the 15th anniversary of the Terriers' 1995 national championship. Before joining the Penguins organization, Hynes was head coach of the USA Hockey NTDP program.

►Penn State has long been considered a candidate to move its hockey program from ACHA to NCAA Division 1. The Western College Hockey Blog's Chris Dilks explains why the rumored step-up by the Nittany Lions is looking more likely.

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