Mike Chambers Blog speculated that University of Denver associate head coach Steve "Killer" Miller may be a candidate for the recently vacated USHL Green Bay Gamblers job. Former Colorado College player Eric Rud has resigned as head coach of Green Bay to return to Colorado Springs as an assistant coach with the Tigers. EDIT: Miller said he has not been contacted about vacancy.
Former DU hockey captain Dr. Brian Konowalchuk ('91-'94) has been named the head coach of the first ever girl's team at Duluth's Marshall High School. The Hilltoppers will play the 2011-2012 season at the U14 level and its second and third seasons at the U16 and U18 levels, respectively. Konowalchuk had 37 goals and 71 assists at DU. He was drafted by the San Jose Sharks and graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2000. He will continue to practice medicine in the Duluth area.
----------Another article on Beau Bennett in the Pittsburgh Tribune. Bennett wants to have a great year at Denver, and then re-evaluate his pro options.
----------The University of Denver has the #3 incoming Freshman Class according to the Redline Report. The Redline Report rankings only factor in the NHL potential for the Freshman Class, not how they are expected to perform in college. Nonetheless, its the highest DU has ever been ranked by Redline.
DU hockey alum Marc Cheverie signed a one year extension with the Florida Panthers organization. He played in 30 games with Cincinnati (ECHL) and 15 games with Rochester (AHL) for a combined record of 15-16-6. He was drafted by Florida in the seventh round in 2006.