Notebook: Roman Kinal discusses returning for fifth year, UConn's new defensemen
Plus other notes from Hockey East Media Day on Saturday.
When UConn men’s hockey announced which players would be honored on senior day last season, Roman Kinal was a surprising inclusion. While he’d been with the Huskies for four years, he was still just a redshirt junior after missing the 2019-20 campaign due to a blood clot.
Kinal wasn’t planning to leave, though. Instead, he just wanted to parti…