|Bemidji State Basks In Big Event Spotlight|
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100Bemidji State came into the North Star College Cup as the team fewest would have predicted to win the tournament. The Beavers came to St. Paul as the only unranked team in the field.
Entering the weekend with a 7-12-3 season record, the Beavers first deposed of skidding Minnesota-Duluth, which stood at 13-9-1. Saturday, they won the title with a win over Minnesota State, a team that ranks first in ... more »
|Roundup: Union Claims Mayor's Cup; Michigan Offense Stays Hot|
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100Nick DeSimone scored at 17:14 of the second period to bring Union back within one in Saturday's Mayor's Cup matchup against Capital Region rival Rensselaer.
The goal guaranteed a fun finish at the Albany Times Union Center. A year ago, the final portion of the game may not have been fun, but it certainly was memorable. Following the final buzzer, a full-scale brawl erupted that involved coaches and ... more »
|Roundup: Bowling Green Fights Back|
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100After Friday's troubling loss to Lake Superior State, Bowling Green coach Chris Bergeron said he thought his players were beyond bad losses, especially he at home.
It's inevitable to run into a hot goaltender or miss on a few good shots, but the Falcons were outplayed on Friday night. They responded to their coach's frustration on Saturday with a well-earned 3-1 win over LSSU.
"I thought out effort ... more »
|Mounting Key Injuries Threatening to Derail Harvard|
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100Harvard has been enjoying a renaissance season, but numerous injuries that have piled up, many to top-end players, are threatening to derail that.
Harvard has lost three of the last four, following a seven-game winning streak, as the injuries have piled up.
Friday night, two more were added to the list, Patrick McNally and Luke Esposito.
The 6-foot-2 junior McNally is one of the top defensemen in ... more »
|Roundup: Rodrigues, Eichel Lead BU Sweep at Vermont|
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100Despite a strong start to the season, Vermont coach Kevin Sneddon knew the second half of the year would dictate his team's success.
The Catamounts started the season 14-3-1 after a win over Air Force to kick off the second half. Since, UVM's schedule has grown decidedly stronger, and the wins have stopped coming.
UVM blew a late 1-0 lead on Saturday night and eventually fell in overtime to Boston ... more »
|Roundup: Another Late Rally for Michigan Tech|
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100Michigan Tech hasn't made life easy for itself lately. With a number of defensive lapses and some spotty play from once-unbeatable goaltender Jamie Phillips, the Huskies have made a brilliant start to the season a bit of a distant memory.
Midway through the third period on Friday, MTU was close to yet another blemish on their season. Alex Petan changed all of that. Petan scored at 13:04 on the power ... more »
|Roundup: Minnesota State, BSU Advance to NSCC Final|
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100The second annual North Star College Cup presented Minnesota State with a major opportunity. The Mavericks are enjoying their best season since becoming a Division I program, and a meeting with storied Minnesota in St. Paul meant the whole state was watching.
And the Mavericks performed. MSU defeated Minnesota, 4-2, on Friday night to advance to Saturday's championship game at the Xcel Energy Center; ... more »
|Game of the Week: Colorado College-North Dakota|
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100Colorado College was slumping early but has turned it around lately and that makes tonight's meeting at North Dakota that much more interesting. What is also unique is the 21 NHL draft choices in the game.
The Tigers under first-year coach Mike Haviland have turned a corner as the second half started with wins at Connecticut and Omaha. Defenseman Jaccob Slavin has also turned a corner, and in the ... more »
|Roundup: Penalty Kill Dooms UMass-Lowell|
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100The one outstanding imperfection for Massachusetts-Lowell this season has been its penalty kill. Entering the game, the River Hawks had killed a shade more than 76 percent of their penalties on the season.
Lately, it's been even worse. The River Hawks allowed three more power-play goals on Friday night, losing to Providence, 7-3, at Tsongas Center.
"It was a very difficult hockey game for us," UML ... more »
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0100In the dark of the early morning on Nov. 23, Wisconsin’s hockey team unpacked their gear. The team had just arrived in Madison, Wis., after suffering a 3-2 loss to Denver in the tail end of a Colorado road trip.
“I hadn’t eaten a sufficient amount, and by the time we had gotten back, it was around 3 a.m.,” freshman Adam Rockwood says. “My muscles are used to sleeping and recovering at that ... more »