Nebraska-Omaha went to the third overtime with Alaska in Game 3 of their series before winning. The CCHA first round series were great this year. Three of the four series went to 3 games, and two of the Game 3s went to overtime. I think the switch in playoff format has been great for the CCHA.
Brad Schlossman posted his vote for the WCHA awards.
Michigan defenseman Scooter Vaughn broke his jaw last weekend. Vaughn is likely to miss this weekend's series against Nebraska-Omaha, which will likely mean that Eric Elmblad will play in his first career game for Michigan.
Former Minnesota-Duluth defenseman Ryan Geris was attacked by teammate Pat Bateman, formerly of Northern Michigan, and suffered another concussion. It sounds like a pretty ugly incident.
Aaron Ness was named Mr. Hockey in Minnesota. The All-State teams were also released.