wmu hockey

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - No matter what happens with the Detroit Red Wings coaching situation following the departure of Mike Babcock, frontrunner Jeff Blashill will stay with the Grand Rapids Griffins for the duration of the playoffs. Ryan Martin, Red Wings assistant general manager, confirmed in a text Wednesday afternoon Blashill would continue to coach the team, currently preparing for the Western Conference finals. (MLive)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Western Michigan hockey forward Colton Hargrove has signed with the Boston Bruins organization, school officials announced Monday. Hargrove, who was drafted by Boston in the seventh round of the 2012 NHL Draft, is coming off his best season with the Broncos. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI - Western Michigan hockey defenseman Kenney Morrison has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Calgary Flames organization, coach Andy Murray confirmed Thursday evening. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound junior from Lloyminster, Alberta finished with 54 points (16 goals, 38 assists) and 151 penalty minutes in 115 games at WMU. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

The Western Michigan hockey season came to an end Sunday with a 4-0 loss to Miami in Oxford, Ohio in the deciding third game of the NCHC tournament first round series. The Broncos finish the season 14-18-5. It is their first losing season since 2009-10, when they went 8-20-8. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Broncos begin with weekend series against Nebraska-Omaha