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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Northern Michigan Vs. MSU; Bemidji Vs. BGSU

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Northern Michigan Vs. MSU; Bemidji Vs. BGSU

    Oct 28, 2021

    This 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.
  8. CCHA RinkRap: Tommies Historic First Win; Bemidji's Freshman Phenom

    CCHA RinkRap: Tommies Historic First Win; Bemidji's Freshman Phenom

    Oct 25, 2021

    This week on CCHA RinkRap, Rico Blasi’s Tommies reach a historic first in St.Paul; preparation and opportunity converge in Marquette; and Damon Whitten proves people wrong in the Soo.
  9. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Bemidji Vs. Northern Michigan; Ferris Vs. St. Thomas

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Bemidji Vs. Northern Michigan; Ferris Vs. St. Thomas

    Oct 21, 2021

    This 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.
  10. CCHA Reasons To Watch: Notre Dame Vs. MTU; Lake State Vs. St. Thomas

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: Notre Dame Vs. MTU; Lake State Vs. St. Thomas

    Oct 14, 2021

    College hockey reuturns and so does inter-conference play.
  11. CCHA RinkRap: The Reincarnation Of "Mr. Zero"; Michigan Tech's Aussie

    CCHA RinkRap: The Reincarnation Of "Mr. Zero"; Michigan Tech's Aussie

    Oct 11, 2021

    This week on CCHA RinkRap: the reincarnation of Mr. Zero in Mankato; an Aussie partakes in a mad-town mauling; and the New World Order of the transfer portal—best of enemies.
  12. CCHA Reasons To Watch: MNSU Vs. St. Cloud; Bemidji St. Vs. Duluth

    CCHA Reasons To Watch: MNSU Vs. St. Cloud; Bemidji St. Vs. Duluth

    Oct 6, 2021

    Week 2 in the CCHA brings fans a tripleheader of tasty matchups: the mirror-image clash of Minnesota’s two supreme defenders; the return of a CCHA coaching giant; and the collision of two No. 1 squads, a series that should settle all debates as to who is the premier team in college hockey.
  13. CCHA RinkRap: Minnesota State's Hellish Schedule; NMU's Super Senior

    CCHA RinkRap: Minnesota State's Hellish Schedule; NMU's Super Senior

    Sep 28, 2021

    In this edition of CCHA RinkRap we focus on Minnesota State’s off-the-charts degree of difficulty in their non-conference schedule, the ultra-rare scenario of a Canadian Major Junior player crossing over to play NCAA hockey at Bowling Green, and how the COVID eligibility exemption created an anomaly at Northern Michigan—a three-time captain.
  14. CCHA Media Day: Minnesota State Remain Favorites, Tommies Join D-1

    CCHA Media Day: Minnesota State Remain Favorites, Tommies Join D-1

    Sep 24, 2021

    The new CCHA just staged its inaugural media day, a platform for coaches to tell the hockey world what to expect from their respective squads. Part Two of the CCHA Media Day recap includes Bemidji State, Minnesota State, Ferris State and St. Thomas.
  15. CCHA Media Day: Lake Superior Eyes Mason Cup, MTU Returns Goalie Duo

    CCHA Media Day: Lake Superior Eyes Mason Cup, MTU Returns Goalie Duo

    Sep 24, 2021

    The new CCHA just staged its inaugural media day, a platform for coaches to tell the hockey world what to expect from their respective squads. Part One of the media day recap includes Michigan Tech, Bowling Green, Northern Michigan and Lake Superior State.