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  1. WCHA RinkRap: Minnesota State's Magnificent 7 & The Little Ball Of Hate

    WCHA RinkRap: Minnesota State's Magnificent 7 & The Little Ball Of Hate

    Mar 1, 2021

    This week on RinkRap: A silver rush in Mankato, Bowling Green alum Scott Hamilton wows the current Falcons, and the origin of the Little Ball of Hate.

  2. WCHA RinkRap: Instant Classic Between Bowling Green & Northern Michigan

    WCHA RinkRap: Instant Classic Between Bowling Green & Northern Michigan

    Feb 22, 2021

    This Week on WCHA RinkRap: a rookie goalie throws a “perfecto,” a major milestone in Big Rapids, Cullen plays Catalyst for Falcons, and WCHA goaltenders vie for supremacy.

  3. Michigan Tech, Lake Superior & Northern Michigan Revitalize The UP

    Michigan Tech, Lake Superior & Northern Michigan Revitalize The UP

    Feb 19, 2021

    Although Minnesota State lords from atop the standings, the soul of the WCHA (and next year’s CCHA) resides in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Whether it is the seven Division I championship banners distributed across its three universities or the fact that pro hockey was born on this rugged spit of land, Yooper hockey is the frozen bedrock of whatever conference that adopts them

  4. WCHA RinkRap: Ugly Ending In Mankato, Bemidji Goal-Fest & Goalie No. 5

    WCHA RinkRap: Ugly Ending In Mankato, Bemidji Goal-Fest & Goalie No. 5

    Feb 8, 2021

    This week on the WCHA RinkRap: an ugly flashback in Mankato, a goal-fest by Bemidji has hockey historians reaching for new terminology, and Northern Michigan’s fifth goalie comes up aces.

  5. WCHA RinkRap: Bemidji Madness, Bowling Green's Gavin Gould & The Wildcats

    WCHA RinkRap: Bemidji Madness, Bowling Green's Gavin Gould & The Wildcats

    Feb 1, 2021

    This week on WCHA RinkRap, an ancient proverb comes to life in Bemidji, a hockey revenge story that was two years in the making, and the snarl is back in Wildcat country.

  6. Overtime Mayem Takes Over In WCHA Hockey Over The Weekend

    Overtime Mayem Takes Over In WCHA Hockey Over The Weekend

    Jan 12, 2021

    Unlike its NCAA brethren hoops, baseball, and football, settling tie games in “sudden death” is a fixture in college hockey. The more appropriate moniker would be “sudden joy,” the raw emotion of 15 teammates hopping the boards for a dog-pile celebration on one end of the rink. Three such skate-off explosions occurred on WCHA ice this past weekend, as Huntsville, Bemidji, and Lake Superior State gained victories by working overtime. Each contest had its own poignant story-line; each ended in an instant.