(#195) Reacting to the WilmerHale report; Michigan AD wants to extend Pearson
In today’s issue (#195), I’ve been reporting for a few weeks that many in college hockey believed Mel Pearson would receive a short-term contract extension. The reason that Michigan has taken no action on Pearson to this point, and an extension was rumored despite Michigan possessing the WilmerHale report, is because Michigan AD Warde Manuel wants to give him a contract extension.
Plus, I have a long and detailed reaction piece after thoroughly reading the entire report. Colgate has made an assistant hire. The NCAA Division I Board has tabled the transfer proposal, at least for now. The Montreal Canadiens made Albie O’Connel’s hire official, and I have a full transfer portal update.
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