For the 2012-13 season, the NCAA will feature two independents in Alabama-Huntsville and Penn State. Hockey’s Future takes a closer look at the two programs.
University of Alabama-Huntsville
Number of NHL prospects: 0
The Chargers open their 2012-13 season on Oct. 12 hosting Minnesota State-Mankato.
And they will do so with a new head coach.
Chris Luongo, who had spent the last two seasons at the helm, recently resigned. Kurt Kleinendorst, who comes to Alabama-Huntsville after a stint with the AHL’s Binghamton Senators, inherits a program that finished last season with a 2-28-1 record and has the daunting task of building up a team that lacks elite level players and a conference home.… read more