Category Archives: College Men’s Hockey

The race for a national title is down to two teams

THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHUP IS SET Well, college hockey fans, the day is here, the 2024 NCAA Mens Hockey National Championship game is now. 60 teams started the season with high hopes of making a trip to St. Paul, but only two remain, Boston College and the University of Denver face off for all the […]

Boston University’s freshman Macklin Celebrini receives 2024 Hobey Baker Award

One of the youngest players in college hockey this season, Macklin Celebrini, was honored Friday with the 2024 Hobey Baker Award, given to  college hockey’s most outstanding player. Celebrini, just 17 years old, was the nation’s top center all season long for the Boston University Terriers, scoring 32 goals and 32 assists for 64 points […]

Shot and a Goal! Longtime Gopher voice, Frank Mazzocco, calls it a career

 Mazzocco was a staple of Gopher Hockey for 35 years Longtime television and radio announcer Frank Mazzocco is hanging up his headset for good. After 47 years in the industry and 35 as a Golden Gopher Hockey broadcaster, Mazzocco has called his final game. “Today, five teams later, I’m still learning, but the drive and […]

Jackson Blake one of three finalists for Hobey Baker Award

Former Eden Prairie star amongst finalists for college hockey’s top award The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Committee is pleased to announce the three Hobey Baker Hat Trick finalists for the 2024 award, honoring college hockey’s top player. Alphabetically, they are: Jackson Blake, a sophomore forward from the University of North Dakota; Macklin Celebrini, a freshman […]

Jackson Blake lone Minnesotan on Hobey Baker Top Ten list

Three finalists to be named April 4, winner announced in St. Paul during Frozen Four on April 12 St. Paul, Minn. — The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation is pleased to announce the Top Ten candidates for the 2024 award honoring college hockey’s top player. Alphabetically, they are: Jackson Blake, University of North Dakota; Macklin […]

Snuggerud leads list of Gophers to earn Big Ten honors

Rinzel, Chesley and Pitlick earn second-team honors The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team had 10 players recognized by the Big Ten Conference Tuesday when the league office announced its 2023-24 postseason awards. Jimmy Snuggerud headlined the group as an All-B1G First Team selection, while Ryan Chesley, Rhett Pitlick, and Sam Rinzel were All-B1G Second […]

Don Lucia Named Hobey Baker “Legend of College Hockey”

Don Lucia Named Hobey Baker “Legend of College Hockey” St. Paul, Minn. – The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation is pleased to announce its 2024 Legend of College Hockey recipient as Don Lucia from the University of Minnesota. Lucia began his coaching career as an assistant coach at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (1981-85) followed […]

Jackson Blake leads NCHC All-Conference team

Frozen face-off to be held March 22-23 at Xcel Energy Center COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After revealing the NCHC All-Rookie Team yesterday, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference announced its 2023-24 All-Conference Teams on Wednesday. Four teams are represented on the All-NCHC First Team, led by two each from Colorado College and Denver. The Pioneers placed […]

St. Olaf wins men’s MIAC Playoff Championship

  Oles were No. 5 seed heading into tourney BLAINE, Minn. – For the third time in program history and the second time in the past three seasons, the St. Olaf Oles are Men’s Hockey Playoff champions of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The No. 5 seeded Oles defeated No. 2 seed Bethel, 4-1, […]

Augustana University’s Midco Arena Celebrates Grand Opening

SIOUX FALLS, SD – January 30, 2024 – Midco Arena, on the campus of Augustana University (AU), celebrated its grand opening on January 26–27 in Sioux Falls, SD. This weekend marked the Vikings’ first-ever home hockey series on campus, inviting fans inside AU’s new $72 million, 154,000 square-foot arena designed by JLG Architects, in collaboration […]