FloHockey Sits Down With WCHA Commissioner Bill Robertson
Jun 23, 2021On June 30, WCHA president and men’s Commissioner Bill Robertson will complete his final contract. From that point on the Men’s WCHA, the granddaddy of college hockey circuits will cease to exist after 70 years of play. Robertson, on the other hand, has emerged from a nearly untenable two-year stint as a lame-duck commissioner to take over as president and commissioner of the USHL, America’s premier junior league. FloHockey’s Tim Rappleye caught up with the immensely popular commissioner to hear his tale of surviving and thriving.
Philip Beaulieu's Return Fills Americans' Defensive Depth In ECHL Finals
Jun 22, 2021The No. 1-seeded Allen Americans and No. 3-seeded Fort Wayne Komets are tied one game apiece in the ECHL’s Western Conference Finals, but the recent return of defenseman Philip Beaulieu gives the Americans an extra advantage as the series continues.
2021 NHL Playoffs: 4 Conn Smythe Front-Runners
Jun 15, 2021With the Conference Finals underway, the field of postseason MVPs is winding down and emerging stars are mixing with veterans to carry their team’s playoff push forward.
PBHH Invitational: James Hardie Raising His 2021 NHL Draft Stock
Jun 10, 2021What is the cost of an NHL Draft pick?
Hoffman, Perrott, Beck & Humphrey Spearhead PBHH Invitational On FloHockey
Jun 8, 2021This past Sunday, the hockey world celebrated the five-goal mark: The Vegas Golden Knights exploded for five goals to even up their Stanley Cup series with Colorado; the storied Montreal Canadiens woke the echoes with five goals to put a stranglehold on their series with Winnipeg; and in Erie, Pennsylvania, undrafted junior player Brendan Hoffman fired in five goals by himself for his makeshift club Instat in the inaugural PBHH Invitational.
Koletrane Wilson Is Making The Most Of His Stint With The KC Mavericks
Jun 7, 2021Koletrane Wilson already has one of the best names in hockey.
Coast To Coast: Expansion Across The ECHL, AHL & NHL
Jun 3, 2021Coast To Coast is FloHockey’s monthly, cohesive news on North American hockey and live-streaming partnerships.
Iowa Heartlanders Taking Nothing For Granted As They Jump Into The ECHL
Jun 1, 2021When your resume looks like Brian McKenna’s, there’s never a lack of interest in your services.
NCAA Round-Up: CCHA Up And Running, Atlantic Hockey Has Decisions To Make
May 27, 2021The revitalized Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) has made a slew of announcements as the eight-team conference prepares for its inaugural season in 2021-22.
Minnesota State, St. Thomas To Battle At Blakeslee Stadium In CCHA Clash
May 25, 2021A deeper dive into the CCHA composite schedule reveals a pair of games that elevate the sport of hockey far beyond mere regular-season matchups.
Rico Blasi Brings Vital Experience To St. Thomas As Tommies Enter DI Fray
May 24, 2021For the six weeks since being introduced to the Minnesota hockey press throng, new St. Thomas coach Rico Blasi has had his phone to his ear. He is not coaching — he is recruiting in the unprecedented moment of NCAA athletics that will be remembered as the “Great Wide Open.” He is cobbling together a Division I virgin program, competing against five schools within The State of Hockey that all went to the NCAA tournament last spring, and he is doing it by himself. Welcome back to college hockey, Rico.
Panthers, Lightning & Everblades: Florida Is Becoming A Hockey Hotspot
May 24, 2021As the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning face off in the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the intrastate series is putting the growth of Florida hockey on display.
Kansas City Mavericks Forward Giorgio Estephan Is Having A Career Year
May 21, 2021It’s been a big year for Giorgio Estephan.
Ron Mason Cup Pays Homage To A Great Coach & The Old-New Nature Of The CCHA
May 21, 2021On Saturday, March 18, 1978, Bowling Green from the fledgling CCHA conference hosted and won an NCAA tournament game, defeating Colorado College 5-3. It was the first NCAA victory of any kind for a CCHA team, and it earned coach Ron Mason’s Falcons a trip to the NCAA semifinals in Providence, RI, a major coming-out party for the young league.
CCHA Releases 2021-22 Conference Schedule
May 20, 2021The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced its 104-game conference schedule on Thursday. All eight CCHA teams will play a 26-game conference slate with the regular season champion being awarded the prestigious MacNaughton Cup, recognized as the premiere conference trophy in collegiate hockey.