Geography colors the four CCHA series this weekend, as all three Upper Peninsula teams host familiar rivals, while Minnesota State renews its rivalry with in-state foe Bemidji.
The Minnesota State Mavericks played a gripping home-and-home test with the vaunted Golden Gophers, a stirring in St. Paul sends tremors through the CCHA and Northern Michigan embraces the road life.
Oct 11, 2022
Each season, NHL teams send pro scouts to college arenas across the country to see if they can find an undrafted player that will help their team. The pursuit of these free agents has only intensified over the last several years, with some teams dedicating scouts specifically to the evaluation and recruitment of these undrafted players. It shows how far teams are willing to go for just the smallest edge because most of these players are not going to be much more than depth and others may never play in the NHL at all. Sometimes, however, teams will land an impact player that significantly helps their team at a fairly low cost.
Oct 7, 2022
This 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.
Feb 14, 2022
This 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.
Feb 10, 2022
College hockey is over for the season, and fans across the country were devastated when the fallout from COVID-19 dashed conference tournaments and the Frozen Four. But just because we lost the end of the hockey season doesn’t mean we can’t look back at all the awesome moments we witnessed over the 2019-20 campaign.
May 8, 2020
The distance from Riga, Latvia, to Fairbanks, Alaska, is 4,000 miles. But for Nanooks coach Erik Largen, that distance represents a shortcut to WCHA respectability.
Sep 25, 2019