Sep. 16 - Holy Cross Looking Into Hockey East Move Holy Cross is making an attempt to join Hockey East and play its home games in the DCU Center, in nearby downtown Worcester, according to a report ...
10 Aug - AIC’s Move to Downtown A Big Step AIC announced today that it plans to play all of its hockey games at the MassMutual Center in downtown Springfield, Mass. That’s a big step for an AIC program that, until recently, looked like it was on life support. In just the past few months, AIC has hired former Army assistant coach Eric Lang, an […]
15 Jan - Hockey East Weekend Preview, 1/15/16 It’s hard to believe that the playoff push begins now, but with so many non-conference games over and done with, it’s the push run for Hockey East. Here is a look at this weekend’s series: Boston University vs. Boston College (home-and-home) — It’s the marquee matchup of the weekend, without question. We’re not sure if the […]
03 Jan - Ledyard Bank Classic: Day 1 Notes Union and Dartmouth both picked up wins, over Merrimack and Robert Morris respectively on Saturday night. Because the Ledyard Bank Classic has predetermined matchups, the format is setup with a point system (2 points for a regulation/ot win, 1 point for a shootout win) with goal differential being the tiebreaker if one or more teams […]
17 Mar - PairWise Possibilities With the conference tournaments approaching, I’ve been running a lot of scenarios through CHN’s PairWise calculator. It started with my interest in Minnesota’s chances (since I cover Big Ten hockey) but has expanded since then. According to the Pairwise Probability Matrix, there are about nine teams that are locked into the NCAA tournament, and two […]
13 Feb - Parity in Atlantic Hockey Alive and Well Earlier this week, I joined Hockey on Campus‘ Bernie Corbett to discuss the playoff race in Atlantic Hockey, and it got me thinking … Parity is something most college hockey conferences love to brag about, but until recently, it never really existed. The front-runners were almost always the front-runners and the also-rans were almost always the also-rans, […]
Jan. 12 - Reassembling Army After a dreadful 2011-12 campaign, Army coach Brian Riley knew his team needed a new identity.