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No-Name Northern Michigan Making Early Noise
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Given a quick glance, nobody really stands out on Northern Michigan’s roster. But, to the Wildcats, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. “A lot of teams may look at us and see we don’t have a go-to guy or a big-name draft pick or anything like that,” senior captain Ryan Kesti said. “But our team expects to have success and slowly creep up on teams.” Success hasn't necessarily come easily ... more »


Team of the Week: Nebraska-Omaha
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Western Michigan made it, 1-1, midway through the first period on Friday night. Nebraska-Omaha had played well to that point. But the Broncos found a way, as they so often do, to stay in the game. It was an important moment for the Mavericks -- another of the many tests that face a team during a long season. And UNO passed this one. The Mavericks went to win 5-2 Friday night and suffocated WMU for ... more »


UConn Knocks Off Quinnipiac in Bridgeport
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Connecticut got the biggest win yet as a member of Hockey East, knocking off cross-state foe Quinnipiac on Tuesday in a game played in Bridgeport. Four different Huskies scored and sophomore goaltender Rob Nichols made 36 saves to help deliver the program’s third win all-time over a ranked opponent. UConn struck first and never looked back, getting goals from Evan Richardson, Tervor Gerling, Patrick ... more »


Second Thoughts
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Inherently, every hockey fan knows that goaltending is incredibly important. Of course it is. How could it not be? But something that seems to come up time and again is a misunderstanding of just how important it is, and the ability of teams to repeatedly replicate top performance year after year. Moreover, there is the dissemination of goaltending statistics which are in no way telling. Wins are ... more »


Bentley's Deresky Gets 1-Game Suspension
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Bentley sophomore, Tyler Deresky, has received a one game suspension from Atlantic Hockey for his boarding penalty during the Falcons' game Saturday, Oct. 18. Deresky was assessed a minor for boarding at the 18:25 mark of the third period. After a review of the game footage, the league determined that Deresky’s hit deserved supplemental discipline. Deresky will be suspended for Bentley’s game ... more »


Roundup: Ohio State's Frey Stellar in Loss
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Ohio State goaltender Christian Frey was the clear No. 1 star on Saturday night, making 60 saves. But his club couldn't get him the support he needed. Miami defeated the Buckeyes, 2-1, thanks to a pair of second-period goals from Louie Belpedio and Alex Wideman despite Frey's amazing effort in goal for OSU. "Their goaltender played extremely well," Miami coach Rico Blasi said. "We did a lot of good ... more »


Michigan State's Darnell Suspended 1 Game
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
The Big Ten Conference office announced today that Michigan State's Brent Darnell has been suspended for one game, under the conference’s supplemental discipline process, as a result of an incident that occurred in a game against Massachusetts on Oct. 17. The action was taken by the conference after a review of an incident that occurred near the 11:52 mark of the first period and resulted in the ... more »


Roundup: Duluth Bounces Back
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Dominic Toninato scored his fifth goal of the season, shorthanded, to give Minnesota Duluth a 3-2 lead, and the Bulldogs held on to drop Minnesota State, 6-2, in Mankato. Jared Thomas scored a pair of goals for the Bulldogs after Toninato put UMD ahead. Duluth's six goals came on just 20 shots. Kasimir Kaskisuo stopped 36 of the 38 shots he saw from Minnesota State to help UMD stay on top of the ... more »


Roundup: Vermont Stays Undefeated
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Vermont continued its strong start to the season, completing a weekend sweep of Clarkson with a 3-0 win over the Golden Knights on Saturday. The win pushed UVM to 3-0 on the season. Sophomore Mike Santaguida made his first start of the for the Catamounts, stopping 28 shots from CU to earn the shutout. "I thought (Saturday night) we played a really smart road game," UVM coach Kevin Sneddon said. "Credit ... more »


Roundup: Minnesota State Drops UMD in OT
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Minnesota State's Zeb Knutson scored on the power play at 2:23 of the overtime to lift Minnesota State to a 5-4 win over in-state rival Minnesota Duluth. After the first period, MSU led, 2-0, and pushed its lead to 4-1 midway through the second period. The Bulldogs fought back to but the lead to 4-3 heading into the third. Karson Kuhlman tied the game at 16:10 of the third period to force overtime. ... more »