Tag Archives: college hockey

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 […]

Molenaar’s hat trick leads to NCHC honor

Molenaar Named NCHC Forward of the Week Minnetonka native recorded a hat trick and four total points in sweep over Miami COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Senior forward Joe Molenaar (Minnetonka, Minn.) was named National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Forward of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday. Molenaar scored his first career hat […]

236 NHL draft picks are currently playing college hockey

10 teams in NCAA have at least 10 NHL draft picks on their roster There are a total of 236 Men’s Hockey NCAA Division I players who have been drafted by an NHL team. There are 10 NCAA teams with at least 10 NHL draftees on their roster: Boston College – 14 Boston University – […]

MIAC men ready to battle for conference crown

St. Scholastica won regular season title a year ago BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The 2023-24 season has arrived for Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) men’s hockey teams. The regular season began on Friday, October 27 with a handful of non-conference contests. The first conference series of the season is scheduled for the following weekend, with the regular […]

Made in Minnesota: Division I Men’s players who hail from the State of Hockey

The following players call Minnesota home and are playing Division I hockey The list was provided by College Hockey Inc. (www.collegehockeyinc.com)  

The State of College Hockey

Minnesota leads the way in producing college hockey players Minnesota continues to be the main breeding ground for college hockey players, leading the nation with 233 current men’s players taking part in college hockey. Minnesota not only outpaces every other state in the country, it outpaces any Canadian province as well. Michigan is a distant […]

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic features 2 Olympic medal winning coaches

Joel Johnson and John Harrington to lead their squads Nov. 9 at Maple Grove Ice Arena St. Thomas University (4-6-0) will meet Minnesota State University (2-6-0) in the annual U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic, Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. CST, at the Maple Grove Ice Arena in Maple Grove, Minnesota. The Tommies are coached by Joel Johnson, who was […]

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic features two of the top WCHA teams

Game between St. Thomas and Minnesota State slated for Nov. 9 at Maple Grove Ice Arena Two of the state’s top women’s college teams will meet in the annual U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic, Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. CST, at the Maple Grove Ice Arena in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Minnesota State University will take on […]

Gophers jump to top spot in latest Men’s College Hockey Poll

Minnesota Moves into No. 1 Spot in USA Hockey/ The Rink Live Men’s College Hockey Poll USA Hockey/The Rink Live    2023-24 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Week 3 (First-place votes in parentheses) Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2023-24 Record Weeks in Top 20 1. University of Minnesota, 655 (17) 2 0-0-0 2 2. Boston University, […]

Sertich to receive Spirit of Life Award

by Jackson Boline (jackson@letsplayhockey.com Long-time Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey coach Mike Sertich will be honored with the “Spirit of Life Award” Oct. 7 during the first intermission of the Hockey Hall of Fame Faceoff Classic game between the Bulldogs of UMD and the Michigan Tech Huskies.  “We at the Hockey Hall of Fame are truly […]