With a season under their belt, Carson Briere, Dante Sheriff and Austin Heidemann are back as sophomores and lighting up Atlantic Hockey.
This week, clash between two CCHA playoff favorites, a two-game survivor series, and the latest installment of “The Bergeron Bowl."
The defending Kelly Cup Champion Fort Wayne Komets were one of only three division teams to play last year.
The new affiliate of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, have been a powerhouse ever since joining the ECHL prior to the start of the 2014-15 campaign.
This past weekend Jackson returned to the Upper Peninsula, leading No. 17-ranked Notre Dame to a sweep of Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan.
The South Carolina Stingrays went on a Cinderella run all the way to the Kelly Cup Final, while the Florida Everblades fell short in the playoffs again.
Minnesota State stays on top of this week's CCHA power rankings, but Lake Superior State and Michigan Tech are off to hot starts.
The North has been dominated recently by the Newfoundland Growlers, but the new-look division promises a competitive season.
Iowa Heartlanders assistant coach Derek Damon talks about the team's affiliations with the Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild.
Iowa Heartlanders assistant coach Derek Damon talks about playing in various European hockey leagues and the path that led him from player to coach.
Iowa Heartlanders assistant coach Derek Damon talks about the team's youth in an older division.