The nutty Michigan coverage isn't so much about Harbaugh as it is a signal to the Big Ten that Fox wants to party.
Title pretty much says it all, Jack was named team captain for the upcoming world championships in Sweden.
Edit: Also Max Pacioretty is on team USA. Other names of note include Red Wings Jimmy Howard and Justin Abdelkader. Also Michigan natives, assistant Captain Jim Slater Winnipeg Jets (MSU- Lapeer Mich), Cam Fowler Aneheim Ducks (Farmington Hills), and Jeff Petry Edmonton Oilers (MSU- Ann Arbor)
Rangers vs Sens is on now.
Panthers vs Devils coming up at 8:30.
Just a quick update here on our incoming recruits playing for the NTDP.
Earlier today Team USA blasted Sweden 7-0 to take home another gold medal, getting strong efforts from J.T. Compher and the other Michigan commits.
USA dominated the entire tourney, only allowing four goals in six games behind future Buckeye goalie Collin Olson. Below is how each Michigan commit performed.
Commits by CCHA school: Miami 4, Michigan 3, Notre Dame 1, Ohio State 1.
Video coming soon
Shanahan gives Raffi Torres 25 games for his hit on Marian Hossa (which sent Hossa to the hospital in a neck brace and ruled him out for the next two games). I agree with Shanahan that his hit was interference, targeting the head, and there is no question it was charging.
Brutal, brutal hit that certainly deserves a suspension, but 25 games? Here is a list of the longest suspensions in NHL history, and this doesn't seem to fit the mold of the top few, IMO.
That's not to downplay the brutality of Torres' hit, and the fact that there was no call on the ice is inexcusable. The correct call would be a major penalty and game misconduct for charging, and I would have tacked on an interference minor as well. This was handled terribly on-ice.