|(above) DU's Jason Zucker has been turning heads this season|
by Mike Chambers
In a proud manner, Nebraska-Omaha coach Dean Blais said he isn't surprised to see freshman Jason Zucker on the brink of winning the Western Collegiate Hockey Association scoring title.
"I saw this coming," Blais said after Zucker scored his 19th and 20th goals Saturday, leading the University of Denver to a 4-2 victory over the Mavericks at the Qwest Center in Omaha. "He's a special player."
WCHA spokesman Doug Spencer said Monday that Zucker is on pace to become the first freshman to win the scoring title (LetsGoDU Edit: DU's Vic Venasky led the WCHA in scoring in 1970-71) [read entire article].
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