Here’s what the Edmonton Journal had to say about UND senior defenseman Dillon Simpson.
Edmonton Oilers Prospects: #7 Dillon SimpsonJonathan Willis, Edmonton Journal – Dillon Simpson was a good enough player to contribute in college hockey’s toughest conference, the WCHA, at the age of 17. For the sake of perspective, current Oiler Jeff Petry was two years away from college...
Michigan Tech got some bad news yesterday when the school announced that sophomore forward Jujhar Khaira wouldn't be returning for his
sophomore season and he would be forgoing his final three years of eligibility
to sign a professional contract with the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers. According to the release by Michigan Tech, academics was not a factor in his decision to leave...
Consider this one to be a semi-local news item given that Kukla's Korner's based in Southeastern Michigan, and given that Jujhar Khaira is an "Adopted Michigander-via-Michigan Tech done good"
#Oilers have agreed to terms with forward Jujhar Khaira (@jujhar94) on a three-year entry-level contract. pic.twitter.com/zdRJOw1IZs
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers...
past week, Ryan Little was given an extra game suspension for his hit on
Michigan Tech's Jujhar Khaira, the video of that hit can be seen here. I don’t think many of us have a problem
with the extra game suspension, unless maybe you’re a Wisconsin Badger fan.
safety should be paramount. Yeah, I am rolling my eyes right now.
I do have...
The WCHA has suspended Ryan Little for this hit. In looking at the video, this is the type of hit that the NCAA is trying to eliminate and I have no issue with this suspension. I also can see why some from Badger Nation might be a little ornery as well.
In fact, Wisconsin has been on the wrong end of some really bad calls this season and I am going to let Andy Johnson of Bucky...
First, I am not shy about my critiques of the officials in the WCHA. I think the level of officiating in the WCHA “at times” has been questionable if not downright brutal. Here is another example of a blown call; in talking to a person that I know in Bemidji; who saw the game – alerted me to the game winning goal scored by Michigan Tech's forward Blake Pietila.