by Mike Chambers
Battling injuries and the H1N1 flu can partially explain why the preseason No. 1-ranked University of Denver is not where it wants to be.
Pioneers captain Rhett Rakhshani, however, is not about to confuse misfortunes with mistakes. The senior wing said his weakened squad isn't looking for excuses about why it is 2-2 heading into tonight's Western Collegiate Hockey Association opener at No. 11 Minnesota (read rest of article).