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  1. CCHA Reason To Watch: Michigan Schools Clash; Mavs Play Outdoor

    CCHA Reason To Watch: Michigan Schools Clash; Mavs Play Outdoor

    Jan 20, 2022

    The CCHA regular season has reached the far turn, the stretch run approaches, and all eyes are on the standings as we head into this weekend’s play.
  2. CCHA RinkRap: Florida Rollerblader Becomes Ice Hockey Olympian

    CCHA RinkRap: Florida Rollerblader Becomes Ice Hockey Olympian

    Jan 17, 2022

    This Week on CCHA RinkRap, the long strange trip to the Olympics for MUS’s Nathan Smith; a shutout streak by someone other than Dryden McKay; and joy tinged with sadness for Potulny’s giant-killers.
  3. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Eight Teams, Four Competitive Series

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Eight Teams, Four Competitive Series

    Jan 13, 2022

    Eight 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.
  4. CCHA RinkRap: Colgate Prep In U.P.; Hastings Answers Call

    CCHA RinkRap: Colgate Prep In U.P.; Hastings Answers Call

    Jan 11, 2022

    This 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.
  5. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Bemidji, Lake Superior Rematch

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Bemidji, Lake Superior Rematch

    Jan 6, 2022

    The 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.
  6. CCHA RinkRap: "Expect The Unexpected"

    CCHA RinkRap: "Expect The Unexpected"

    Dec 14, 2021

    On 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.”
  7. CCHA Reasons To Watch: A Battle Of Minnesota Hockey

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: A Battle Of Minnesota Hockey

    Dec 9, 2021

    This weekend, the top two teams in CCHA clash in a battle of Minnesota's titans and Northern Michigan tries to stay hot.
  8. CCHA RinkRap: NMU, Duluth & The Anatomy Of An Upset

    CCHA RinkRap: NMU, Duluth & The Anatomy Of An Upset

    Dec 7, 2021

    College hockey is streaming paradise for fans, literally dozens of games to choose from on winter weekends. But one series, and one game in particular, stopped most fans from clicking away: Northern Michigan versus No. 1 Minnesota Duluth up in Marquette. Not only were the Wildcats leading on the scoreboard, but they didn’t retreat one step from the renowned checkers from the western shores of Lake Superior. Despite the extra-wide ice surface, body blows were being thrown and received on every square foot of ice.
  9. Coast To Coast: Be Thankful For CCHA, Atlantic Hockey Power Couples

    Coast To Coast: Be Thankful For CCHA, Atlantic Hockey Power Couples

    Dec 1, 2021

    Coast To Coast is FloHockey’s monthly, cohesive news on North American hockey and live-streaming partnerships.
  10. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Vs. Lake State; Ferris Vs. MTU

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Vs. Lake State; Ferris Vs. MTU

    Nov 24, 2021

    College 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.
  11. FloHockey Sits Down With Northern Michigan's Mikey Colella

    FloHockey Sits Down With Northern Michigan's Mikey Colella

    Nov 23, 2021

    Last Friday, Northern Michigan’s 5-foot-7 sophomore Mikey Colella fired in his 9th and 10th goals versus Ferris State to take the CCHA goal scoring lead. RinkRap’s @TeeRaps caught up with the Wildcats “Jersey Guy” to discuss his growing list of college hockey accolades, his affinity for all microphones, and the joy of playing alongside two gifted puck pals.
  12. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Vs. Tommies; LSSU Vs. BGSU

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Vs. Tommies; LSSU Vs. BGSU

    Nov 19, 2021

    It 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.
  13. CCHA RinkRap: Lake State Woes; Shawhan's Nightmare

    CCHA RinkRap: Lake State Woes; Shawhan's Nightmare

    Nov 16, 2021

    This 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.”
  14. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Ferris Vs. Michigan State; MNSU Vs. BGSU

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Ferris Vs. Michigan State; MNSU Vs. BGSU

    Nov 11, 2021

    This 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.
  15. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Lake State Vs. MTU; Mavericks Vs. Ferris

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Lake State Vs. MTU; Mavericks Vs. Ferris

    Nov 5, 2021

    This week the CCHA on FloHockey features a clash between Lake State and Michigan Tech, which should snuff out who is for real and who is not. Also, Minnesota State takes on Ferris State and BU travels to Northern Michigan.