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Milano Skips BC to Sign with Columbus
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Sonny Milano will never make it to Boston College. The incoming freshman, who affirmed his commitment to BC just two weeks ago at the National Junior Evaluation Camp, signed with the Plymouth Whalers (OHL) on Saturday, according to a source close to Milano. The Columbus Blue Jackets drafted him No. 16 overall in this past June's NHL Entry Draft, and it's likely he'll agree to an entry-level contract ... more »

Seeler Leaves UNO Program
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Nebraska-Omaha coach Dean Blais announced today that defenseman Nick Seeler has left the team for personal reasons. “Nick has chosen to leave the program at this time,” said Blais. “We wish him well in the next chapter of his hockey career and his life.” Seeler, who would have been a junior this season, played in 70 career games during the last two seasons, earning six goals and 13 assists ... more »

Patrick Foley Steps Down as Northeastern Assistant
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Northeastern assistant coach Patrick Foley has resigned, according to sources. Foley was set to begin his fourth season behind the Northeastern bench this coming fall. Along with previous experience at Harvard, Foley is also a former assistant for the U.S. National Development Program. Director of Hockey Operations Jason Smith will assume Foley's recruiting responsibilities while a permanent replacement ... more »

Michigan, Michigan State, Miami, WMU to Play at Soldier Field
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Michigan and Michigan State have announced a new outdoor game to take place Feb. 7, 2015 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Miami and Western Michigan will also play against each other there as part of the event. "We are pleased to be a part of the Hockey City Classic this season in its return to Soldier Field and the city of Chicago," Michigan head coach Red Berenson said. "It will be exciting for our ... more »

Motte, Downing Earning Their Stripes
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Tyler Motte and Michael Downing have a lot more in common than just the Maize and Blue on their University of Michigan helmets. For both, this summer’s USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp is about proving they’re worth the red and white stripes of that Team USA jersey, after both were among the final cuts on the last year’s team. Motte’s cut might have been the most painful. He was ... more »

Arizona State AD Wants to Add D-I Hockey
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson would love for his program to add Division I ice hockey, he said in an interview with the House of Sparky blog on SB Nation. When reached for further comment by CHN, Anderson said through a spokesperson that he wants to wait a few months to comment further, so he can get more clarity on the issue. There are no imminent plans, but this is the first time ... more »

Eagles and Terriers Living Together?
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Jack Eichel and Alex Tuch will both take their talents to Commonwealth Ave. in Boston in just about a month, but it will be at opposite ends of the city’s iconic street. Eichel will begin his career at Boston University and Tuch will be up the street at Boston College. But for now, Eichel and Tuch are in more familiar territory: they’re linemates on the U.S. Under-20 team, as it participates in ... more »

Sauer, Rafalski Selected to US Hockey Hall of Fame
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Jeff Sauer, who won a national championship as coach of Wisconsin, and one of his former players, defenseman Brian Rafalski, were among those selected to this year's United States Hockey Hall of Fame class. Sauer and Rafalski will be joined by Karen Bye Dietz and Lou Vairo. “The class of 2014 is an extraordinary collection of individuals that have had an immensely positive impact on hockey in our ... more »

Schooley Earns 4-Year Extension
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Derek Schooley, the only coach in Robert Morris' history, has received a four-year contract extension, taking him through the 2019-20 season. Schooley was previously under contract through 2015-16; the new deal was approved by RMU Athletic Director Dr. Craig Coleman and President Dr. Gregory Dell’Omo. This spring, the Colonials qualified for the NCAA tournament for the first time in 10 seasons ... more »

May, First Championship Coach at North Dakota, Passes Away
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0100
Dr. Robert May, who led North Dakota to its first national championship, passed away to Pulmonary Fibrosis on Sunday morning. He was 87. May coached North Dakota during the 1957-58 and 1958-59 seasons and, in his second season, led the Fighting Sioux to the first NCAA championship in program history. May went 45-17-2 in his two seasons behind UND’s bench and guided the program to the national ... more »