Linkorama: Week 3

Here we go with Linkorama, the third week of the season for the Huskies.  Huskies come back home after getting swept on the road.  It was slow for the recruits, but the Alumni had a much better week.

Recruits

Tech Hockey Guide has articles this past week about Alex Gillies and Brett Boeing pertaining to why they chose MTU and what they will bring to the future of the Huskies.

Reid Sturos had an excellent weekend for the Nanaimo Clippers, helping his BCHL team get a 6-5 victory on the weekend.  Sturos had 2 goals in the second period.

Dylan Steman helped his Cedar Rapids (USHL) team come up with a 5-1 win on Friday.  In the win, Steman had 2 assists and was +2.

Mike Neville was named captain of Canada East for this year's World Junior A Challenge, which will take place later this month in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

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Neville is the only representative for Michigan Tech this year but in the past, players like Jujhar Khaira, Steven Seigo, Tommy Brown, and Kevin Genoe have all participated.

Alumni

Chris Conner continued to show his talents, helping the Portland Pirates (AHL) to a 4-0 win and scoring a goal on the power play.

Looks like Andy Sutton may be calling it a career, after his latest injury.

What a Night for Jordan Baker, as he continued to show his value for Rapid City (CHL), scoring two more goals on the power play and helping his team to a big win against the Cutthroats.

Brett Olson had a goal and 2 assists for Abbotsford, on their way to a 4-0-1 start.

Riley Nelson was the first member selected to the Colorado Eagle's All Decade Team.  "I outlasted everybody else," Nelson joked. "It's an honor to be mentioned along with all the other great players who have been here and had success here. I want to thank the fans for voting for me.

Josh Robinson continued his good play in net and his Steelhead teammates scored 7 times as Robo got his third win and remained perfect on the season.

Other Items

Jamie Phillips got his first action for the Huskies, when he came in the game Friday night after Pheonix Copley gave up his 4th goal.

The Mel Pearson Show is broadcast live every Monday at 8:30 AM on 93.5FM WKMJ and available to download from MichiganTechHuskes.com later in the day. If you would like to listen to this audio and more, subscribe to the Huskies RSS feed by going here and following the instructions. The October 28 the edition is available below:

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Stephen Anderson (@steander), Michigan Tech hockey beat writer for The Daily Mining Gazette, previewed last weekend's series against Denver.  He has coverage for the Friday and Saturday games.

Michigan Tech has a new weekly video segment called “In The Crease” and Nick Laurila andoing great work and making very good videos of behing the scenes for Michigan Tech hockey. Episode 6 from October 19 can be found on the link.

Polls and Rankings*

Polls: USCHO.com Poll (RV-3), USA Hockey (NR)

NCAA Power Rankings: College Hockey Weekly (RV-7), INCH Writers (23), USHSHO.com (30/31)

WCHA/Michigan Power Rankings: THG Web Media Poll (7↓), WCHA Power Ranking (7↓) Goon’s World (6↔), Radio Free Omaha (7↓), College Hockey News (6↓), Michigan College Hockey (6↓)

*Michigan Tech’s ranking and their change in ranking from the previous week is in parentheses

RV - Receiving votes but not ranked, place based on points also listed