(#317) Is NCAA hockey coming to Canada soon?
Is NCAA hockey coming to Canada? If Simon Fraser University has its way, it'll be the first Canadian university to have an NCAA team in the near future.
How will it get there? What's the budget? We dive into some of the details in this issue. It sounds like SFU will have to be a self-sustaining program, meaning they will need to support themselves through donations and sponsorships. That won't be easy, but it's also not impossible, as Alaska-Anchorage and Robert Morris are proving right now.
Also in today's newsletter:
-- An unnamed Minnesota recruit was reportedly offered a $75,000 NIL deal to change his commitment.
-- UMD defenseman Will Francis shared that his cancer has returned, but he's underdoing treatment this fall and hopes to be back on the ice in January.
-- Merrimack promoted Dan Jewell to associate head coach.
-- A mailbag question on conference realignment, and what should be a college hockey fan's biggest fear about the national realignment happening in college football?
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