Jess Myers from INCH previewed the WCHA. I just can't see Minnesota struggling that much because they only have *one* first round NHL pick on their blueline. They're young, but Fischer, Anderson, and Peltier all seemed poised for breakout years.
Kate Crandall had an interesting blog post on fighting in practice. More proof that you can never underestimate just how fun it is to punch somebody in the head.
Alaska got a commitment from well-traveled goalie Eric Babcook, who is originally from Colorado. He'll replace Wylie Rogers next season, though it sounds like he'll back up Chad Johnson next season, and then Alaska will bring in another goalie in 2009.
A Michigan Tech preview from former Michigan Daily writer Amber Colvin.
Elliot Olshansky previewed the Sioux.
Steve Wagner drew praise from head coach Andy Murray after making his NHL debut last night.
Former Michigan defenseman Danny Richmond is the first NHL player to have a blog at Yardbarker.
The USHL's regular season officially started today. Tyler Thompson, Bryce Aneloski, Matt Donovan, Justin Filzen, Matt Tomassoni, Andrew Conboy, Travis Novak, and Andy Taranto all had 2-point nights.
There's some early discussion of the '91s being a weak birth year in the OHL.