MacMillan brothers enjoying time together at North Dakota

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Mark MacMillan - University of North Dakota

Photo: University of North Dakota forward and Montreal Canadiens prospect Mark MacMillan and his brother Mitch have been reunited in Grand Forks after having played together in the BCHL (courtesy of Scott A. Schneider/Getty Images)

Mitch MacMillan found himself in a predicament around this time last year.

He was not getting playing time at St. Cloud State and had left the school right before Christmas Break, roughly halfway through the 2011-12 season.

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Curtain coming down on D’Agostino’s career at Cornell

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Nick D'Agostino - Cornell University

Photo: Cornell defenseman and Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Nick D'Agostino will be closing out his college career once the 2012-13 season is completed (courtesy of Patrick Shanahan/Cornell Athletic Communications)

It wasn’t all too long ago that Cornell senior captain Nick D’Agostino was passed up in his OHL draft year, but that motivation has helped the Big Red defenseman develop into the player he is today.

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Yale coach a primary reason for Hayden’s interest in becoming a Bulldog

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John Hayden - U.S. NTDP

Photo: U.S. NTDP forward and 2013 NHL Draft prospect John Hayden has caught the eye of scouts with his power forward potential (courtesy of Tom Sorensen)

The name Yale typically brings to mind students in argyle sweaters walking to class on paved walkways with a spiral notebook in hand. Alumni of the university have gone on to be U.S. Presidents, Supreme Court Justices and Academy Award winning actors. Samuel Morse and Eli Whitney call it their alma mater. Sinclair Lewis and Tom Wolfe do, as well.

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Hellebuyck makes easy adjustment to NCAA hockey

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Connor Hellebuyck - University of Massachusetts Lowell

Photo: UMass Lowell freshman goaltender and Winnipeg Jets prospect Connor Hellebuyck has been impressive in his first season of Division 1 hockey (courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics)

Not many goalies have a lot of success during their freshman season in Hockey East, but UMass Lowell’s Connor Hellebuyck has dominated college hockey so far this season.

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Milner ending BC career with winning legacy

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Parker Milner - Boston College

Photo: Boston College goaltender Parker Milner will attempt to lead his team to their third Frozen Four title in his four-year college career (courtesy of Michael Tureski/Icon SMI)

Senior goaltender Parker Milner isn’t among Boston College’s seven drafted players, but he is still very much on the NHL radar these days. The Pittsburgh, PA native grabbed the attention of NHL teams last season with a phenomenal junior campaign that culminated with backstopping the Eagles to their fifth National Championship title. Milner’s miniscule 0.50 goals-against average tied the all-time NCAA tournament record, while his .982 save percentage ranks third all time.

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