HOCKEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOCKEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) On Wisconsin: Sauer, Rafalski to U.S. hockey hall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58267518-77/hockey-rafalski-hall-sauer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58267518-77/hockey-rafalski-hall-sauer.html.csp">On Wisconsin: Sauer, Rafalski to U.S. hockey hall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T23:24:13.781-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colorado Springs, Colo. • Former Wisconsin coach Jeff Sauer and one of his old players, Brian Rafalski, will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. USA Hockey announced Wednesday the class for this year that also includes two-time Olympian Karyn Bye Dietz and longtime coach Lou Vairo. Sauer coached the Badgers for 20 seasons, winning NCAA championships in 1983 and 1990. He coached Colorado College for 11 years. Rafalski played 11 seasons in the NHL, winning two Stanley Cup titles with Ne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582675182014-08-06T23:24:13.781-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T23:24:13.781-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267518@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:24:13 MDT NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp">NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows, according to a Tuesday filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Crit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368052014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236805@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:18:55 MDT College hockey: BYU, Utah, USU, Weber to face off in Wasatch Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58161035-77/team-tournament-utah-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58161035-77/team-tournament-utah-cup.html.csp">College hockey: BYU, Utah, USU, Weber to face off in Wasatch Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:28.041-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College hockey bragging rights in the Beehive State can now be claimed, thanks to the formation of the Wasatch Cup, a tournament that will feature BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber State. The debut of the annual tournament is scheduled for Jan. 30-31, 2015 at the Salt lake City Sports Complex. The tournament site will rotate between the four school every year. The tournament matchups will be decided by the third ACHA West Ranking, to be released on Dec. 15. The highest-ranked team will play the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161035@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:28 MDT Hockey: Utah Grizzlies sign defenseman Folkes for new ECHL season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134554-77/season-grizzlies-folkes-branham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134554-77/season-grizzlies-folkes-branham.html.csp">Hockey: Utah Grizzlies sign defenseman Folkes for new ECHL season</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:06.442-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed defenseman Mike Folkes for the 2014-15 season, general manager and coach Tim Branham announced Monday. Folkes, 25, enters his second season in professional hockey. Last year, he had one goal and three assists in 44 games for the Grizzlies. “Mike is a character player and person,” said Branham. “His work ethic and determination is exactly what I look for when recruiting. He will play a major role this season.” In college, Folkes played at Carleton...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134554@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:06 MDT Sports briefs: USC football, basketball players to get 4-year deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105158-77/players-usc-basketball-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105158-77/players-usc-basketball-football.html.csp">Sports briefs: USC football, basketball players to get 4-year deals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T22:45:01.718-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college athletics • Southern California athletic director Pat Haden announced Monday that the school will now offer four-year scholarships to scholarship players on the football team and in the men’s and women’s basketball programs. The policy, which becomes effective July 1, represents a change from USC’s current practice of offering players in those sports one-year renewable scholarships. Haden said USC is taking the action in the hopes of helping to lead the effort “to refocus on student-ath...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105158@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:45:01 MDT