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North Dakota, Minnesota to Play In Vegas
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100
North Dakota and Minnesota will play the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game in Las Vegas in October 2018, the schools announced today. The game, officially hosted by North Dakota, will take place at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on S­aturday, Oct. 27, 2018. The NHL recently announced the awarding of an expansion franchise to Las Vegas, making it the first major league to have a team there. That team will ... more »

Denver's Moore Signs With Toronto
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Denver forward Trevor Moore to a three-year entry level contract. Moore, 21, was an undrafted free agent. He had one more year of eligibility remaining. Moore played 40 games for Denver last season as the team made the Frozen Four. He had 11 goals and 33 assists for 44 points. He finished tied for sixth in the conference scoring race with 35 points (nine goals ... more »

Pecknold Signs Extension Through 2021
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100
Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold has signed a contract extension through the 2021 season. Pecknold was recently named the College Hockey News Coach of the Year. "My wife, Nikki, and I would like to thank John Lahey, Mark Thompson and (athletic director) Greg Amodio for their continued support of the Quinnipiac men's ice hockey program," Pecknold said. "We feel very fortunate to be a part of the Quinnipiac ... more »

Rules Committee Tables 4-on-4 OT Proposal, Coach's Challenge Approved
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100
The NCAA Ice Hockey Rules Committee tabled its proposal for a change in NCAA ice hockey overtime format on Wednesday before the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel could discuss whether or not to approve it. The PROP was scheduled to discuss the proposal during a teleconference on Wednesday. If approved, overtime would have been changed to a five-minute 4-on-4 period. The coaches voted on the OT proposal ... more »

Minnesota State Applies for NCHC Membership
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100
Minnesota State has formally applied to join the NCHC, the school said today. The decision came after an initiative started by school president Richard Davenport to explore affiliation options for the team. "The decision to explore possible NCHC membership was made after extensive institutional deliberation about the future direction of Maverick hockey, and was a process in which Davenport communicated ... more »

Bentley Getting New On-Campus Arena
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0100
Bentley University has announced plans to build a new multipurpose opn-campus arena, which would give the school's hockey team a new home, as of 2018. The arena will hold 2,000 people for hockey, and can be expanded to accommodate up to 3,400 for other events, such as concerts. This would be the first on-campus arena for Bentley's hockey team; since 1977, the team has used the John A. Ryan Arena ... more »

Montgomery Signs Contract Extension With Denver
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0100
Denver and head coach Jim Montgomery have signed a multi-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season. As per school policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We couldn’t be more pleased to be signing Jim to this well-earned extension and we’re incredibly excited about the state of our hockey program,” Denver athletic director Peg Bradley-Doppes said. “Jim’s dynamic leadership ... more »

Record Day at NHL Draft for NCAA, U.S. and BU
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0100
In a year where a record 12 Americans were selected in the First Round of the NHL Draft, the 11 NCAA or NCAA-bound players selected tied a record first established in 2007. It's worth noting, of course, that sometimes these players don't make it to the NCAA, choosing to bail out of commitments at the last minute. But the 11 is nonetheless an achievement worth noting. Twelve Canadians were selected ... more »

2016 NHL Draft Preview
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0100
Three years ago, there wasn’t a single college or college-bound player taken in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. That’s sure to be different this weekend in Buffalo, where as many as eight players could hear their names called in the first round and about a dozen more who shouldn’t be far behind in the second and third rounds. The top-end of the draft is almost completely dominated by ... more »

BC's McCoshen Reportedly To Sign With Florida
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0100
Boston College junior defenseman Ian McCoshen will sign an entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers, according to The Sun Sentinel.  The Panthers drafted McCoshen, 20, in the second round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The Sun Sentinel projects that he'll compete with his former BC teammate, Michael Matheson, for a spot on the Florida blue line as early as this upcoming season, with the Panthers ... more »