CCHA Reasons To Watch: Time To Unpack For The New Year
Jan 6, 2023This week's CCHA action on FloHockey features a spoiler-alert in Ohio, prey becoming predator in Marquette and an old-school clash in the State of Hockey.
2023 World Juniors: How Adam Gajan Came Out Of Nowhere To Star At WJC
Dec 31, 2022MONCTON, New Brunswick – Adam Gajan wasn’t supposed to be here. When Team Slovakia announced their preliminary roster for the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship, the 18-year-old from Poprad was not one of the three goaltenders listed.
CCHA RinkRap: Mavericks In A League Of Their Own
Oct 17, 2022As the rest of the CCHA scrambled for meager Pairwise points this past weekend, the “rebuilding” Minnesota State Mavericks were essentially clinching an NCAA bid with their third straight win over a top-5 nationally ranked squad. Sweeping perennial heavyweight Minnesota Duluth was the equivalent of hauling in a table full of poker chips with pocket aces.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota Duel With Family Ties
Oct 14, 2022It is barely mid-October, yet the post-season prospects of the CCHA will be carved into this weekend of non-conference play. The iron of college hockey, the NCHC, will travel three teams to different CCHA venues for games with oversized implications.
Logan Cooley, Luke Hughes Lead 25 NHL Prospects To Watch In College Hockey
Oct 4, 2022Men's college hockey has always been a haven for high-level NHL prospects. In recent years, that's only become more true as more and more high draft picks have chosen college hockey as their preferred route to the big leagues.
Men's College Hockey Preview: 15 Teams To Watch Going Into NCAA Season
Sep 28, 2022Summer is nice, but if you’re a hockey fan it doesn’t get much better when the calendar flips to October. This year, the Oct. 1 will also bring the first official action of the men’s college hockey season with a series of exhibitions, but also a pretty large slate of non-conference games and even a couple of full-on conference showdowns.
CCHA Season Preview: A Well Shuffled Deck
Sep 23, 2022Shortly after lunch on Monday, the news was spreading fast up in the Soo: Lake State had been picked sixth in the CCHA coaches poll. The team’s captain sought out the coach.
Highlight-Reel Receivers Return Around D-II In 2022
Aug 22, 2022Since Jack Schneider caught Bradbury Robinson's toss for the first reception in football history 117 years ago, pass-catchers have grown ever increasingly vital to the game. To wit, there were an incredible 22 players to eclipse 1,000 yards receiving at the Div. II level in 2021.
CCHA RinkRap: Three Presents From Minnesota State Vs. Duluth
Jan 3, 2022Just when you thought the Grinch had finally stolen hockey's Christmas, the state of hockey came to the rescue.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Minnesota Showdown
Dec 28, 2021It’s only fitting that the NCAA hockey calendar year ends with four power teams from Minnesota banging heads.
CCHA RinkRap: NMU, Duluth & The Anatomy Of An Upset
Dec 7, 2021College 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.
CCHA Reasons To Watch: MNSU Vs. St. Cloud; Bemidji St. Vs. Duluth
Oct 6, 2021Week 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.
Minnesota-Duluth's Emma Soderberg Eyes 2022 Olympics Call For Native Sweden
Dec 14, 2020Emma Soderberg, Minnesota-Duluth’s junior goalie, is waiting out a five-hour layover at Chicago O’Hare, reminiscing about returning to her hometown, Ornskolsdvik, Sweden, a hockey hotbed three latitudinal degrees south of the Arctic Circle.