CCHA Reasons To Watch: The Home Ice Fights
Feb 18, 2022This week in the CCHA: A first round playoff preview, BGSU fights to maintain home ice and college hockey’s silver chalice on hand in Mankato.
CCHA RinkRap: Michigan Tech's Streak Ends
Feb 14, 2022This week on RinkRap: Michigan Tech's streak ends in a big way, the Tommies get thrashed in Alaska and a former Bulldog beats his old team.
CCHA Reason To Watch: Alaska Returns; BGSU, Tech Duke It Out
Feb 10, 2022This weekend in the CCHA: Tech and BGSU vie for a trophy, jostling for position in the Soo, and an old friend plays host to CCHA action.
CCHA RinkRap: Homecoming For Brendan Furry
Feb 7, 2022This week on RinkRap: the ultimate homecoming for MNSU’s Brendan Furry, Grant Potulny can’t believe his Lyin’ Eyes in Bemidji and Rico Blasi’s Tommies play spoiler.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota State Faces Test
Feb 3, 2022College hockey has just entered its shortest and most important month. At last count, there were a zillion permutations in the possible final standings of the CCHA regular season, even if one presumes that Minnesota State finishes first and St. Thomas eighth, and technically neither has clinched their spots at the two ends of the dial. But there are trends, and there is the eye test, and there are bounces, and as this CCHA horse race hits the home stretch, we have enough information to make educated guesses. And then the puck drops.
CCHA RinkRap: Snow Globe In 'Kato
Jan 24, 2022This week on RinkRap: the picturesque snow globe in Southern Minnesota, Bob Daniels’ miraculous road trip and Mankato’s technical wizard who operates in the shadows.
CCHA Reason To Watch: Michigan Schools Clash; Mavs Play Outdoor
Jan 20, 2022The 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.
CCHA RinkRap: Florida Rollerblader Becomes Ice Hockey Olympian
Jan 17, 2022This 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.
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: "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 RinkRap: Mankato's Attrition; The Shawhan Show
Nov 29, 2021This week on CCHA RinkRap, Minnesota State joins Lake State in the battle of attrition; pearls of wisdom from the U.P.’s most quotable coach; and Tech’s Blake Pietila finally gets a breather in goal.
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 Reasons To Watch: Lake State Vs. MTU; Mavericks Vs. Ferris
Nov 5, 2021This 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.