CCHA Reasons To Watch: Eight Teams, Four Competitive Series
Jan 13, 2022Eight teams, four competitive series. This is what pushes the pulse for fans of the CCHA. There’s a case that can be made for all eight teams to pick up points in the standings, as the race for home ice turns into a sprint. Let’s get started.
CCHA RinkRap: Colgate Prep In U.P.; Hastings Answers Call
Jan 11, 2022This week in RinkRap, a New England Ivy Leaguer makes his name in the U.P., Minnesota State coach Mike Hastings is called in by the U.S. Olympic team and other CCHA happenings.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Bemidji, Lake Superior Rematch
Jan 6, 2022The unofficial start to the second half of the CCHA season resumes this weekend with seven teams engaged in four series: the undisputed No. 1 Mavericks look to avoid another upset by Ferris; Grant Potulny’s Wildcats host Colgate in non-conference play, and Bowling Green tries to claw back home-ice in the CCHA postseason picture.
CCHA RinkRap: First-Half Awards
Dec 22, 2021It’s been a tumultuous first semester of college hockey, but perhaps none more turbulent than that endured by the CCHA, especially tough on prognosticators.
CCHA RinkRap: BGSU, Ohio State Ends With Drama
Dec 20, 2021This week on RinkRap, a new standard of madness at the Bowling Green Madhouse; an Olympic hero pays homage to the Maverick who shattered his prized shutout record; and the Olympic coach who won’t sleep for six months
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Battle Of Ohio Resumes
Dec 15, 2021It doesn’t have the hockey panache of neighboring Michigan, but the battle of Ohio is a very big deal to its combatants. Friday night’s clash between Ohio State and Bowling Green has the makings of a non-conference barn-burner.
CCHA RinkRap: "Expect The Unexpected"
Dec 14, 2021On Sunday, Bowling Green coach Ty Eigner was in the middle of his weekly car wash when he began scratching his head about how unpredictable this season has been. “Every night when you look at College Hockey News, you check the scores and you’re like, “What? That happened? Every single night, it’s crazy.”
CCHA Reasons To Watch: A Battle Of Minnesota Hockey
Dec 9, 2021This weekend, the top two teams in CCHA clash in a battle of Minnesota's titans and Northern Michigan tries to stay hot.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Vs. Lake State; Ferris Vs. MTU
Nov 24, 2021College hockey reigns supreme in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Their three Division I programs share seven NCAA titles and too many conference banners to count. Hockey is the talk of the town even during football season, so it is only fitting that the Yoopers have turned Thanksgiving weekend into a hockey holiday: six tasty games covering all three venues.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Vs. Tommies; LSSU Vs. BGSU
Nov 19, 2021It took until the seventh week of the season, but finally it has arrived: all eight CCHA teams in action against one another: four weekend series, all in-league affairs worth a total of six points in the standings. They all contain reasons to watch, but for entirely different reasons.
CCHA RinkRap: Lake State Woes; Shawhan's Nightmare
Nov 16, 2021This week on CCHA RinkRap: A virus shreds Lake State’s roster; Joe Shawhan’s nightmare finally relents; Mankato’s hot line solves the Maverick PP woes; and the inequities of the 72% “Split.”
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Ferris Vs. Michigan State; MNSU Vs. BGSU
Nov 11, 2021This weekend the CCHA features a veritable feast of games two weeks prior to Thanksgiving: Three in-league rivalries packed with history, and an inter-conference in-state special with loads of Pairwise implications. Let’s start unpacking.
CCHA RinkRap: Mankato's Record-Breaking Goalie; Non-Conference Podium
Nov 1, 2021This week on CCHA RinkRap, a coronation in Mankato, a crowded podium for the CCHA’s out-of conference medalists, and Ty Eigner’s hungry building block at Bowling Green.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Northern Michigan Vs. MSU; Bemidji Vs. BGSU
Oct 28, 2021This week the CCHA on FloHockey features a contest between Minnesota State and Northern Michigan. The rematch will surely live in the shadow of the shellacking Northern handed the Mavericks last spring. Also, Bowling Green takes on Bemidji and St. Lawrence meets Lake Superior State.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Bemidji Vs. Northern Michigan; Ferris Vs. St. Thomas
Oct 21, 2021This week the CCHA on FloHockey runs the gamut with three compelling matchups: A clash between two schools favored to secure home ice in the CCHA playoffs; a two-game survivor series vital to both teams confidence; and the latest installment of “The Bergeron Bowl,” heightened by the addition of an All-Conference transfer.