|(above) Drew Shore #50 made his NHL debut last night in the Montreal Forum|
DU's mens basketball team will play tonight at New Mexico State on ESPN-U at 9 PM. It should be fun to see the team on national TV.
DU alum Drew Shore made his NHL debut for the Florida Panthers last night in a 4-1 loss against Montreal. His parents David & Sarah, who are also DU alums, flew up to Montreal to watch the game. Drew was called up after Florida had a rash of injuries.
The USNDP Under-18 team upset Michigan State 3-1 on Tuesday night in an exhibition game. DU recruits Will Butcher scored a goal and Gage Ausmus had an assist. Great to see DU recruits playing well against college level competition. Bodes well for next season.
DU alum Tyler Bozak was incredible for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. He went 22-26 on faceoffs and played alongside Gopher alum Phil Kessell on Toronto's top line. Despite some late heroics the Maple Leafs lost 2-1.
----------DU alum Patrick Wiercioch is off to a fast start for the Ottawa Senators in his first season in the NHL. He has two assists in his first two games this season. He played 8 games for the Senators last season.
The University of Denver’s new library will be named for alumnus Ed Anderson following a major donation from the Boston-area venture capitalist and his wife, Linda Cabot. The library will be named Anderson Academic Commons and slated to open March 25. The building has been rising on the site of the former Penrose Library.