Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Midweek Linkorama

World Junior Championship practice has begun for Team USA in Lake Placid with Terriers Colin Wilson and Kevin Shattenkirk on hand. Wilson, who grew up in Winnipeg, explained to The Sporting News the importance the event is in Canada. NHL network is televising this year's tournament. which is being held in Ottawa.

Bernie Corbett and Paul McDonald’s weekly HOCKEY ON CAMPUS program will broadcast live from Bickford’s Grille in Burlington, Mass. this evening, from 7 to 9 p.m. ET on AM-890 in Boston, and 1400-AM in Lowell. It also will be streamed live online at Tonight’s line up for the 2nd Annual “College Hockey Christmas Party” includes:
►Coach Jeff Jackson from the #1 ranked nationally Notre Dame Fighting Irish
►Coach Guy Gadowsky from the 8th ranked Princeton Tigers
►Early season commentary from players from Holy Cross in Atlantic Hockey and Boston University from Hockey East, and Manhattanville and Trinity College in Division 3
►Writer Elliot Olshansky on the early-season Hobey Baker Watch; and
►Mike Klein, PR Director from the Eastern Junior Hockey League
The program’s call-in number is 617-242-3776 (E-S-P-N) .

Denver Cup
The Terriers' next action is after New Year's in the Denver Cup. The only New England television coverage would occur if the Terriers meet the host team in the final on Jan. 3. In that case, CN8 will air the game, picking it up in progress following the Catamount Cup.

Looking Back
After 23 professional games, ex-Terrier Ryan Weston found the back of the net, providing the game-winner in the AHL Albany River Rats’ 3-1 win over Portland last Sunday. He celebrated by doing former teammate Pete MacArthur’s trademark leap into the corner glass.

Former BU forwards Craig Sanders and Eric Thomassian are playing for the Amstel Tijgers in Amsterdam.

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