(#366) Hockey East and Big Ten Weekend Takeaways, Bracket Projection, Gauthier Traded
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Today's issue includes:
— Hockey East weekend takeaways lead off with UNH's sweep over Princeton. Is it time for UNH to extend head coach Mike Souza?
Other takeaways from Hockey East:
Northeastern could be a dangerous team in the second half.
Merrimack is back to .500 after a slow start.
UConn has a big "prove it" weekend against Maine coming up.
— Big Ten weekend takeaways lead off with a look at Wisconsin, how they've turned it around, and why Todd Knott is the No. 1 candidate to land a head coaching job (if someone can pry him away from the Badgers).
Other takeaways from the Big Ten:
Saturday's Penn State vs. Army game was a lot of fun.
Ohio State is back to .500 and seems to have found a new goaltender.
— My latest 2024 bracket projection. It could get messy at the top of the bracket, with so many eastern teams battling it out in the top five. Only two No. 1 seeds can stay close to home! Plus, UMass as a host (and potential No. 4 seed) adds another wrinkle.
— BC’s Cutter Gauthier was traded to Anaheim today after he refused to even communicate with the Philadelphia Flyers. I have some details.
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