Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Denver Post Looks At DU's Developmental Pipeline

Mike Chambers has a full length article in today's Denver Post about DU's role in developing players for professional hockey. Check it out.
"When George Gwozdecky took over the University of Denver hockey team in 1994, the coach had two NHL draft picks on his roster. Every player was expected to play four years. Discussing a player's professional future took place after his eligibility expired.

Today, the Pioneers have a program-record 13 NHL draft picks, and some underclassmen who joined the program at age 18 might not be around to see their junior seasons." (read rest of article)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

does anyone know if the team is practicing? I know that the coaches can't participate.

puck swami said...

Captains practices usually begin in September, when school begins and all the guys. DU's first day of classes is Sept 14th I believe.