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NCAA: Graziano flips commitment to Notre Dame

Posted on May 5, 2021

2000 (G) Josh Graziano commits to Notre Dame for 2021 Graziano was originally committed to Union and played four games for the Dutchmen last season before returning to junior hockey. In 20 games this season for the Johnstown Tomahawks and New Mexico Ice Wolves, he posted a 2.19 GAA and .930 save percentage. Graziano is…

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NCAA: Ohio State adds Russian forward

Posted on April 22, 2021

2000 (F) Georgi Merkulov has committed to Ohio State for 2021 Merkulov is from Russia but is currently in his second season of hockey in the U.S. playing for the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL. This season Merkulov has 37 points (12 goals, 25 assists) in 35 games and he debuted last season with 33…

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Maine head coach Red Gendron passes away suddenly

Posted on April 9, 2021

Absolutely heartbreaking news to deliver today … Maine head coach Red Gendron died this afternoon while playing golf. He was 63 years old. “We are shocked and deeply saddened by Red’s sudden death,” says UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy. “He was a force in UMaine Athletics and in the legacy of our men’s ice hockey program. We mourn…

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FREE: NCAA: LIU adds Welsh and Marrocco out of the transfer portal

Posted on April 8, 2021

LIU picked up a couple of players in the transfer portal. The Sharks added Yale forward Tyler Welsh and Arizona State forward PJ Marrocco. Welsh did not play this season — Yale, and the rest of the Ivy League schools, opted out of the season — but he had 23 points in 32 games two seasons ago as…

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FREE: NCAA: Merrimack adds 6-foot-8 Swedish goalie, Minnesota’s Moe to Wisconsin in the portal

Posted on April 6, 2021

2002 (G) Hugo Ollas commits to Merrimack for 2021 Ollas is a huge — literally — commitment for the Warriors. He measures 6-foot-8 and was drafted by the New York Rangers in the seventh round of the 2020 NHL Draft. “Ollas’ style in net is like a typical modern well-schooled goaltender,” Elite Prospects wrote in…

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NCAA: RIT, Bentley and Northeastern add recruits, plus portal commitments

Posted on April 5, 2021

2002 (F) Hunter Brazier commits to RIT for 2022 Brazier is a native of Val Caron, Ontario. He was slated to play the 2020-21 season with the Kemptville 73’s in the CCHL before COVID-19 impacted the season. Brazier debuted with the 73’s last season and he posted 14 goals and 16 assists in 57 games….

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NCAA: Northeastern adds Bentley’s Novak out of the portal, Army grabs a D

Posted on April 1, 2021

Northeastern commits (F) Jakov Novak from Bentley out of the transfer portal Jakov Novak, a 6-foot-3 forward from whose rights are owned by the Ottawa Senators, announced on Tuesday that he’s transferring to Northeastern. Novak was in the transfer portal after three seasons at Bentley, where he led the team in scoring this past season….

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Colorado College part with head coach Mike Haviland

Posted on March 22, 2021

Colorado College posted a media release on its website Saturday night which announced that head coach Mike Haviland had decided to “move on” from his position. The release said that Haviland reached a mutual agreement with AD Lesley Irvine on Friday. “We are thankful for Mike’s service and commitment to the student-athletes, program, and college hockey over the last…

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NCAA: Minnesota, LIU, UMass and UMass Lowell Add Commitments

Posted on March 4, 2021

‘04 F Jimmy Snuggerud commits to Minnesota  Snuggerud is a Minnesota native who comes from a hockey family. His father, Dave, is a former Gopher and his cousin Luc played at Omaha. Snuggerud appeared in 48 total games for the U.S. NTDP U17 team this season and he scored 16 goals and added 14 assists…

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NCAA: Schingoethe Commits to Western Michigan

Posted on February 24, 2021

2002 F Wyatt Schingoethe commits to Western Michigan for 2021 Schingoethe, an Illinois native, has been on the radar of college coaches since he was 14 years old. In 2016, as a 14-year-old he committed to Notre Dame and then in 2019, when he was 17 years old, he had committed to Denver. In 23…

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