DU's opponents in the WCHA playoffs will be Minnesota State. According to the Mankato Free Press, the Mavericks haven't advanced to the WCHA Final 5 since 2003. The longest futility streak in the WCHA.
----------DU Alum Tyler Bozak is a Restricted Free Agent for the Toronto Maple Leafs after this season. Interesting to note that while Bozak's stats have been decent (10G, 24A) his plus/minus (-25) has been woeful. The Los Angeles Times speculates what type of a contract offer Bozak may receive this summer.
Mike Chambers Blog looks at the WCHA after Wisconsin and Minnesota depart in 2014. Chambers thinks DU could form a powerful conference with UNO, UND, Miami, Notre Dame and Colorado College. Colorado College AD Ken Ralph was quoted over the weekend that the Big 10 Schools will be voting on a new hockey conference soon and the result is a foregone conclusion.
The Denver Post has an article about Kyle Ostrow's heroics last weekend.
The Grand Forks Herald blogger Brad Elliot Schlossman has a list of WCHA writers that published their ballots for the WCHA All-Conference selections, WCHA Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year. Jason Zucker looks like a near unanimous selection for Rookie of the Year. DU was well represented on the ballots.