Against All Odds: The Rise Of Sun Devil Hockey

Against All Odds: The Rise Of ASU Hockey

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In just their second year as a NCAA Division I program, Arizona State entered the 2018 Ice Vegas Invitational ranked last, and at a decided disadvantage against a stout lineup of established squads from the east and midwest.

But that didn’t stop them from upending legacy programs Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech en route to their first-ever DI tournament win.

How’d they do it? Head Coach Greg Powers would be the first to tell you they did it by playing the right way. For the Sun Devils, that means simple, physical hockey—the purest kind.