(#363) Swankler added to Tech roster, Spicer ruled ineligible, and more news
In today's issue, we cleaned up all of the news items that popped up over the holiday break.
- Austen Swankler was officially added to the Michigan Tech roster.
- Minnesota Duluth's Cole Spicer is academically ineligible.
- The Ivy League added some context to its wrestling decision last week.
- Artyom Duda will play U Sports in Toronto.
- Massimo Rizzo will play for Team Canada at the Spengler Cup.
— Before we get into the news, I hope all of you had a great holiday season with your families.
Here’s a quick, funny story. Santa hit a home run in my house this Christmas with the addition of this Cale Makar UMass jersey.
That's my youngest son, Owen (11). Two years ago, when he was in fourth grade, they did a project in school about what they wanted to be when they grew up. He "wanted to be Cale Makar." His teacher told my wife and me the story and said she laughed and said, "Oh, so you want to be a hockey player?"
His response ... "No, I want to be Cale Makar."
He was excited, to say the least, about this one.
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