Impending free agent Jed Ortmeyer appears on his way to being a former Ranger. "No progress," Ortmeyer's agent, Mark Witkin, told The Post. "Either they're playing it cool or they don't want him." . . . Lamoriello said he has no timetable for announcing the team's next head coach. The Post has learned that the GM has spoken with Brian Sutter, but it is not known whether he is a candidate. . . . Lamoriello stated the team's Newark arena will open on time in October, but added, "We'll play on the road for the first month."Thanks to WCH Blog for this article:
Despite being drafted, Steven Kampfer will stay at Michigan.
Kevin Schnepf of In-Forum compares USHL arenas. (As Mr. Foster always mentions, be sure to use bugmenot.com to get around having to log in.)