Category Archives: College

Tommies and Gophers Set to Return to Xcel Energy Center October 26

St. Thomas and Minnesota to battle again in a rematch of last season’s epic overtime thriller Saint Paul, MN – The University of St. Thomas and University of Minnesota men’s hockey teams are set for a rematch at Xcel Energy Center. For the second straight season, St. Thomas and Minnesota will square off in downtown Saint […]

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 […]

Blake alumni Izzy Daniel among 3 finalists for Kazmaier Memorial Award

Daniel, O’Brien, Simms Named 2024 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Finalists Winner unveiled during live show on NHL Network at Whittemore Center Arena on March 23 Former Blake High School standout Izzy Daniel (Minneapolis, Minn./Cornell University), Casey O’Brien (Milton, Mass./University of Wisconsin) and Kirsten Simms (Plymouth, Mich./University of Wisconsin) have been named the 2024 Patty Kazmaier […]

Reigning National Champion Gustavus women win MIAC tournament

Defending national champions earn 15th title in program history SAINT PETER, Minn. – For the 15th time in program history and the fourth consecutive postseason, the Gustavus Adolphus College Golden Gusties are Women’s Hockey Playoff champions of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The top-seeded Gusties defeated No. 3 seed Saint Mary’s, 2-0, in the […]

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 […]

7 Minnesotans on the 2024 U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster

7 Minnesotans on the 2024 U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster Camp Set for Dec. 14-16 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey has named 29 players to the preliminary roster of its 2024 U.S. National Junior Team it was announced today. The group, which includes eight members of the […]

U of Delaware to add Division I Women’s Hockey

School becomes 45th D-1 Women’s program The University of Delaware will add women’s ice hockey as a varsity sport and join College Hockey America (CHA), effective July 1, 2025, it was announced Friday. Delaware becomes the 45th college or university to sponsor a Division I women’s ice hockey program. A national search for a varsity […]

St. Thomas sweeps WCHA weekly Awards

St. Thomas players sweep weekly WCHA awards The University of St. Thomas made it a clean sweep as four Tommies received Sterling Trophy Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Players of the Week honors for games played during the week of Nov. 6-12.  In the lone game featuring WCHA games this past week, St. Thomas posted […]

Emma Peschel receives WCHA honor

Former Benilde-St. Margaret standout continues solid play Minnesota Duluth and Ohio State are the two teams with players receiving Sterling Trophy Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Players of the Week honors for games played during the week of Oct. 30 through Nov. 5. From Minnesota Duluth, graduate student Reece Hunt has been selected as the […]