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Saturday, August 12, 2006

Seventh application hits UND

As of about 3 p.m. Friday, there were seven applications in the UND human resource office. The deadline was Friday, however they will still accept applications postmarked by the deadline. On either Monday or Tuesday, we should know the entire field. The latest applicant:

Age: 30.
Hometown: Scarborough, Ont.
College: University of Denver.
Position: Forward.
Professional playing career: 1999-2006.
Coaching career: 2005-06 -- Volunteer coach of Peoria Mustangs Junior B team.

For previous applicants, check earlier posts.

Quick hits:

USA World Junior evaluation camp update: UND defenseman Taylor Chorney scored a power-play goal to help lead USA Blue to a 4-1 win over Finland on Friday.

Article of note: A newspaper in Fayetteville, N.C., recently did a story on former UND All-American John Marks, who took a head coaching job with the Fayetteville FireAntz of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Marks became the all-time winningest coach in the ECHL last season, but the team he coached (Greenville Grrrowl) folded this summer. Check it out here.