A Potential Mountain West Hockey Conference

Apr 15, 2019
In my first article I looked at what a potential NCAA Division 1 PAC-12 Conference would look like. Now I’ll do the same for the Mountain West Conference. Adding NCAA D-1 Ice Hockey would help t...

NCAA East Region Preview

Mar 31, 2019
Minnesota State The Mavericks are one of the two best teams in college hockey along with St. Cloud State. They went 32-7-2 and their reward is traveling all the way to Providence to play… Provid...

NCAA Northeast Region Preview

Mar 29, 2019
Massachusetts UMass has been unbelievable all season. This is one of the best teams in program history. Cale Makar has plenty to prove before he heads off to NHL stardom. Getting upset by a mediocre B...

NCAA Hockey Tournament Midwest Regional

Mar 28, 2019
The NCAA unveiled the 2019 hockey tournament bracket this weekend and we’re poised for another action-packed tourney. Here at Student Union Hockey, we’re bringing you all the coverage you ...

NCAA Hockey Tournament West Regional Preview

Mar 28, 2019
The NCAA unveiled the 2019 hockey tournament bracket this weekend and we’re poised for another action packed tourney. Here at Student Union Hockey, we’re bringing you all the coverage you ...

American International College is IN

Mar 25, 2019
American International College is heading to the NCAA’s for the first time in program history. The Yellow Jackets will represent the Atlantic Hockey Conference as undisputed league champions aft...

St. Cloud State Gets Two Top 10 Hobey Baker Finalists

Mar 23, 2019
On Wednesday night, the announcement rang that two Huskies found themselves as top ten finalists for college hockey’s most prestigious award, the Hobey Baker. Three-year captain Jimmy Schuldt, r...

WMU’s Colt Conrad Signs With Toronto Marlies

Mar 23, 2019
After Toronto failed to snag Michigan State’s Taro Hirose, they went out and got another Michigan star In WMU’s Colt Conrad. The former Bronco just reached an agreement with the Toronto Ma...

NCHC Frozen Faceoff Semifinal Recap

Mar 23, 2019
After last weekends quarterfinal action, the conference took all four winners up to St Paul, Minnesota to compete in one game series final four of the conference tournament. The #1 team in the country...

Enrico Blasi Out at Miami

Mar 19, 2019
Miami University relieved longtime head coach Enrico Blasi of his duties on Tuesday morning. He had served as head coach since 1999, when he was hired at the age of 27. Miami provided Blasi’s on...

NCHC Tournament Preview

Mar 13, 2019
With the regular season finally wrapped, it’s time for the conference tourney. Where teams who are out of contention look to earn an auto bid for the NCAA Tournament, and the conference powerhou...

The Men Behind the Miracle: Where Are They Now?

Mar 11, 2019
February 22nd, 1980. Lake Placid, New York, United States of America. Just over two weeks ago, we celebrated the anniversary of a day that will never be forgotten. A seemingly impossible sequence of e...

Minnesota’s Sweep of Michigan: By The Numbers

Mar 10, 2019
The Gophers banished Michigan to the shadow realm and earned themselves a day off on Sunday. Instead of playing in a win-or-go-home Game Three, they’ll get to drink a few beers, watch some golf ...

NCHC Weekend Recap

Mar 5, 2019
This was the second to last weekend before the NCHC tournament. We saw a few teams trying to lock up home ice for the tournament and had a battle of top 10 teams. As always it made for a lot of great ...

Big Ten Quarterfinal Preview: Wisconsin @ Penn State

Mar 5, 2019
Wisconsin could have finished last in the conference were it not for their monumental sweep of Michigan last weekend. Their reward is a trip to Hockey Valley to play against the Big Ten’s (and t...

Big Ten Quarterfinal Preview: Michigan @ Minnesota

Mar 5, 2019
Michigan absolutely bombed their regular season finale against Wisconsin. Two OT losses saw the Wolverines slip all the way to second-to-last place above only Michigan State. That’s a major red-...

Big Ten Season Grades

Mar 3, 2019
The regular season is over. Handing out grades for each team’s season before we dive into the conference tournament....

#1 SCSU Bucks #10 Broncos On The Road

Mar 3, 2019
On Thursday we previewed this marquee matchup in NCHC conference play between the St. Cloud State Huskies and Western Michigan Broncos. Coming in the Huskies were on a hot streak and didn’t look...

NCAA Alumni of the Week: Sean Kuraly

Feb 28, 2019
Sean Kuraly was a fifth round pick in the 2011 NHL Draft. The former Miami (OH) standout is currently a grinder on the Boston Bruins fourth line and has played a key role in a few wins for the Bruins ...

Purdue Fans Drooling Over New Hockey Unis

Feb 26, 2019
Purdue Hockey plays in the ACHA, and on December 21st they teased some new unis on their Twitter page. Rebirth Sports is the maker of these FIRE jerseys and did the official unveiling of them today on...

Big Ten Wrap-up: Wrapped up

Feb 26, 2019
Ohio State ran away with the Big Ten regular season crown. Are they a lock for the conference tournament?...

NCHC Weekend Recap

Feb 26, 2019
With three weeks left in the regular season, all eight teams in the NCHC returned to the ice over the weekend. St. Cloud State needed a weekend sweep and a Minnesota Duluth loss to capture their secon...

NCAA Hockey Hair Team: WCHA Edition

Feb 18, 2019
There are so many things to love about the game of hockey. The blistering speed, the bone-jarring body checks, and the mind-meltingly dirty dangles, not to mention the fact that these athletes are lit...

Hobey Baker Finalist: Jimmy Schuldt

Feb 15, 2019
The Hobey Baker Award is college hockey‘s Heisman Trophy. Named after American hockey hall of famer, Hobey Baker, the award is given annually to the nations best player. St. Cloud State’s,...

American International Did it Again

Feb 15, 2019
The Jackets are buzzzzzzzin’. Since we talked about American International a few weeks ago, they are undefeated after consecutive sweeps of Niagara and Army West Point. They’re playing the...

Alternate History: Auston Matthews in College Hockey

Feb 14, 2019
Auston Matthews just signed a monster extension which will make him the second-highest paid player in the NHL behind only Edmonton’s Connor McDavid. Matthews is a franchise center, three-time al...

NCHC Weekend Recap

Feb 13, 2019
Another weekend has come and gone which means we have more NCHC action to recap. A lot of the conference had a bye week, but we were still able to get two really good matchups. Let’s dive i...

NCAA Alumni of the Week: Danny DeKeyser

Feb 10, 2019
Danny DeKeyser was a force for the Western Michigan Broncos during his three seasons in Kalamazoo. The defenseman was a favorite of Bronco fans and hockey fans in general. His NHL career started slowl...

Big Ten Recap, Preview

Feb 7, 2019
Big Ten Hockey Hockey season is winding down making every weekend absolutely crucial. The Big Ten is going to come right down to the wire and it’s gonna be a wild ride. Wisconsin @ Michigan Stat...

NCHC Weekend Recap

Feb 5, 2019
This past weekend, the best conference in college hockey, the NCHC, was back in action with some great matchups. Let’s dive into how each team fared. #8 Western Michigan at Nebraska-Omaha Last F...

NCAA Alumni of the Week: Johnny Gaudreau

Jan 31, 2019
Johnny Gaudreau has been terrorizing NHL netminders and defensemen all season. His play making ability is up there with the likes of Connor McDavid and Mitch Marner. The Flames are an absolute wagon t...

American International is on the Warpath

Jan 29, 2019
American International College is a relatively unheralded hockey program. Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Yellow Jackets are a member of the Atlantic Hockey Association. They’ve never...

Beanpot SZN

Jan 28, 2019
The Beanpot Tournament is one of my absolute favorite traditions in college sports. Every year Northeastern, Boston College, Boston University & Harvard get together for the four-team tournament o...

Providence Sweeps Northeastern

Jan 27, 2019
The Hockey East is probably college hockey’s deepest conference this year. Even With Boston University and Boston College struggling early the rest of the conference has been strong. As we inch ...

B1G Hockey Splits to Close January

Jan 27, 2019
I thought this weekend would separate the top of the B1G from the bottom of the conference. The only decisive series was Notre Dame’s sweep of their ol’ rival Michigan State. Michigan &...

Johnny Walker the Hometown Kid

Jan 24, 2019
Arizona State is a program that is still in its infancy. They play their home games in a community rink that seats a couple hundred. That hasn’t deterred them from a 10-3-0 home record. It also ...

Super Saturday at the Garden

Jan 24, 2019
The B1G will be taking over Madison Square Garden for a Super Saturday basketball-hockey doubleheader. At noon EST, Maryland and Illinois will tip off at center court to open the day. The primetime ev...

Big Ten Roundup

Jan 21, 2019
February is right around the corner and that means that conference tournaments are right around the corner. The Big Ten put three teams in the Frozen Four last season(Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame)...

A Potential PAC-12 Hockey Conference

Jan 21, 2019
A few years ago, the Arizona State Sun Devils moved up to become an NCAA Division 1 hockey club and they’re now ranked 13th in the nation. There’s one issue the Sun Devils are facing right...

Taro Hirose’s Case For the Hobey Baker

Jan 15, 2019
The Hobey Baker is college hockey’s Heisman Trophy. The award goes to the most outstanding player in the nation and cares not for a player’s professional prospects. Michigan State’s ...

2018 Great Lakes Invitational Preview

Dec 30, 2018
The Great Lakes Invitational is a tradition in the state of Michigan. For year, the weekend after Christmas, Michigan & Michigan State occupy Detroit hockey with an annual tournament. Traditionall...

Twilight of the Gladiators

Nov 28, 2018
The days of fighting in hockey are coming to an end. The sport is moving on from what was its heart and soul for so long....

College Hockey is About to Get B1Gger.

Nov 2, 2018
The legitimacy of the account is in question without a blue checkmark and some questionable posts in the past, but this tweet is certainly getting plenty of attention in the college hockey universe. W...

NCAA Alumni Team

Nov 1, 2018
College hockey is leaving an increasingly bigger footprint in the National Hockey League. A good amount of the young guns in the NHL are coming through the college ranks and I could not be more excite...

College Hockey: Postgame Presser Week Four

Oct 23, 2018
We are about a month into the season and there is not much time left before conference play gets fully underway. All two of our pollsters (myself and Patty Norton) have our say after an action-packed ...

Big Ten Hockey Expansion

Sep 20, 2018
Wayne Gretzky being traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings was heartbreaking for Oilers fans and Canadian hockey fans alike. The move helped grow the game not only on the west coast,...

Quinn Hughes Returning to Michigan is a B1G Deal

Sep 20, 2018
Quin Hughes was drafted seventh overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The uber-talented freshman defenseman lead Michigan to a Frozen Four berth. Furthermore, he set a record f...

Everything Went Wrong for Minnesota

Mar 18, 2018
This isn’t basketball. It’s not Virginia losing to the Retrievers-like madness, but as a hockey fan, this is utter insanity. Looking at the facts, University of North Dakota had their 15 YEAR NCAA...

Good Guys and Bad Boys in College Hockey

Mar 6, 2018
This is a very important topic, I’m going to focus more on the bad boys since it’s more fun. The criteria for the bad boys are going to be: 1. Penalty minutes, easy one. More penalty minutes=more ...

Student U’s Guide to College Hockey: Week 2

Mar 4, 2018
This isn’t for those who are the dedicated hockey fans, you guys already understand how college hockey works, you can stop reading here. Now that the big fans have left, I’m writing to the footbal...

Student U’s Guide to College Hockey: Week 1

Feb 25, 2018
Here it is; this is dedicated to the ones who do not know anything about college hockey, so you football fans and basketball people, this one is for you. This is for all the people who have never even...

College Hockey Wrap-up

Feb 23, 2018
Ladies and Gentlemen, we are getting to the end of college hockey The NCAA Hockey tournament is on the horizon and with it comes the Frozen Four in St. Paul, Minnesota. College hockey has been full of...

College hockey makes a big impression at the Olympics

Feb 22, 2018
For American hockey fans, the men’s hockey tournament at the 2018 Winter Olympics became a disappointment long before any teams took the ice. When it was announced that no NHL players would be p...

No Break for the NCAA Stars

Dec 28, 2017
Colleges around the country have reached their halfway point and now send their students home for the holidays. However, a select handful of college hockey players receive the call to represent their ...

Underdogs in College Hockey

Dec 26, 2017
Halfway through the college hockey season, there are clear leaders in the polls and rankings. Teams like St. Cloud, Clarkson, and Denver are putting up serious numbers and their fan bases are preparin...

Conference Scoring College Hockey

Dec 24, 2017
We have reached the middle of the year for college hockey and people are starting to look towards the standings of divisions. They have separated out, giving indications to what might occur the rest o...

Best Goalies in College Hockey

Dec 23, 2017
The backbone to any college hockey team is the goalie. If your team doesn’t have a goalie that can cover the net, you won’t win games. The best teams have a goalie that’s not just average, they ...

Border Battle of College Hockey

Dec 10, 2017
St. Cloud and the University of North Dakota are going to be in the NCAA tournament. They aren’t just going to make it, they’re going to go far. I am convinced now and you should be, too. The...

Storm brewing in the NCHC

Dec 7, 2017
Today we are talking cawlidge hockey, the NCHC explicitly. The National Collegiate Hockey Conference is heating up this weekend with all eight teams playing one another. Conference points and bragging...

St. Lawrence Scandal

Dec 6, 2017
A big story for college hockey came out today. It wasn’t that they might pull more college hockey players for the Olympics, with the KHL considering not allowing its players to attend. It also wasn...

College Hockey Playoffs are Better than Football

Dec 3, 2017
Okay, so “selection day” for College Football came, and for some strange reason, everyone football fan in the nation is upset. As a hockey fan, I’m mostly confused, and frankly concerned. I’m ...

Moving Up in B1G College Hockey

Nov 27, 2017
The newly strong Big Ten Conference (B1G) is moving up in college hockey. The conference has had quite an impressive start to the season. They have 4 teams ranked in the latest USCHO top 20 poll. With...

Unexpected Things in College Hockey

Nov 21, 2017
College hockey arrived over a month ago and we have seen some truly incredible things come out of that month. We have also seen a lot of unexpected things. So, here is my top “Unexpected in Coll...

Mankato Rising in College Hockey

Nov 17, 2017
The most southern team in the State of Hockey, the Mankato Mavericks, have made a strong showing in the first part of the season. Coming out with an 8-3-0 record in the 2017-18 season. The WCHA team l...

Worst Teams in College Hockey

Nov 14, 2017
This blog is for you boys, the guys who aren’t ever talked about. When I say “the worst teams” I’m going to talk about the teams at the verrrry bottom of the stats. The teams that make...

BREAKING NEWS: NCHC Is Still Good At Hockey

Nov 13, 2017
After this weekend, the conclusion is still… that the NCHC can play hockey at a high level. They have 5/8 teams ranked in the Top 20, and would have more if those teams did not face the Elite...

Best Team in College Hockey

Nov 8, 2017
St. Cloud State University was voted the undisputed number 1 in the nation this week in the latest USCHO poll. With a very impressive 7-0-0 record, they are proving to be the best team in college hock...

NCHC Outlook: St. Cloud St. Huskies, New Number 1

Nov 8, 2017
Denver Pioneers: The Old After a very interesting week in the NCHC, National Collegiate Hockey Conference, there is now a new Top Dog in Cawlidge Hawkey. The Denver Pioneers were absolutely stunned by...

College Hockey Rivalries

Nov 2, 2017
Big college hockey rivalries aren’t just the NHL’s typical “Wednesday Night Rivalry Night.” It’s a passionate affair that starts months before they even play a game. College hockey rivals ar...

What We’ve Learned in a Month of College Hockey

Oct 31, 2017
After a month of hockey played we know 3 things. We have seen a month of college hockey played  so far in the 2017-2018 season.There hasn’t been a lot to base opinions on yet, but we have been ...

This Past Week in Cawlidge Hawkey

Oct 30, 2017
There were a ton of key matchups this weekend in Cawlidge Hawkey. As many as there were, here were the five biggest ones. Nebraska-Omaha @ Notre Dame Nebraska Omaha went on the road to Notre Dame and ...

Big Ten Hockey Rundown, Power Rankings

Oct 30, 2017
Week five is officially in the books. The Big Ten mostly stayed out of conference, save for Michigan and Penn State playing each other to a split in Hockey Valley. In non-conference play, the Big Ten ...

What does Arizona State do?

Oct 25, 2017
By: Joel Carlson Arizona State University (ASU) moved their hockey team from club level to the NCAA D1 level and played its first full season against D1 teams in 2016-17. They weren’t good, but they...

The Only Goalie to Win the Hobey Baker

Oct 25, 2017
College Hockey annually awards its most outstanding player the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. College hockey’s version of the Heisman, this is a prestigious award that recognizes not the ‘MVP...

College Hockey Traditions

Oct 23, 2017
By:  Joel Carlson College hockey is a very traditional sport. The fans are crazy about literally everything relating to their teams. Ask any student who attends hockey games on regular basis what is ...