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NCHC Will Begin Season in Omaha Bubble

Posted on October 16, 2020

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) finalized its plans for the 2020-21 season. The 26-game conference schedule and two-part format, which includes utilizing a centralized location (i.e. bubble) for all NCHC games to start the season, was unanimously approved by the NCHC’s Board of Directors on Thursday, Oct. 15. NCHC teams have been divided into…

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Atlantic Hockey Announces Return to Play in Pods

Posted on October 16, 2020

Atlantic Hockey announced that the 2020-21 season will officially begin on the weekend of November 13-14. The schedule features 24 games and allows for up to 28 games for our member institutions. The season will conclude with the Atlantic Hockey Tournament, which will include all 11 teams and be played over three weekends culminating with…

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NCAA Players Competing This Season Will Get Extra Year of Eligibility

Posted on October 16, 2020

The NCAA announced that winter student-athletes competing in the 2020-21 season will be granted both an additional season of competition and an additional year in which to complete it. In other words, players competing in the 2020-21 season will have five seasons, instead of four. This is the same extension that spring athletes were granted…

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NCAA Council Sends New Transfer Proposal to Final Vote

Posted on October 16, 2020

On Wednesday, the NCAA Division I council officially moved forward a proposal to extend the Division I transfer exception to all student-athletes. Currently, football, basketball, baseball and hockey players must sit out a year after they transfer as an undergraduate. Athletes in other sports have already had access to a one-time exception. Both proposals will…

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NCAA: Western Michigan Adds Goalie, Minnesota Lands Goal-Scorer

Posted on October 13, 2020

Western Michigan added goaltender Cameron Korpi for a projected 2023 arrival. Korpi, an ’04, is a Detroit native who played last season for Little Caesars 15U AAA team. In 38 games, Korpi posted a 1.83 GAA and a .916 save percentage. Korpi was one of five goalies invited to the U.S. NTDP Evaluation Camp this…

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Update on College Hockey Return to Play

Posted on October 13, 2020

College Hockey, in some cases, is gearing up to return to play in about a month, with the Big Ten kicking things off on Nov. 13 and other leagues could soon join the Big Ten with a return around that date. The Big Ten will also schedule Arizona State, but those will be non-conference games….

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NCHC Potentially Opening in a Bubble

Posted on October 12, 2020

The NCHC could potentially open its season utilizing a hub city or bubble format utilized by the NBA and NHL according to Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald. Omaha and Grand Forks have emerged as the two likely favorites (sources say Omaha is the likely destination). The games would be played between Thanksgiving and…

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Big Ten Announces Nov. 13 Start

Posted on October 6, 2020

The Big Ten became the first college hockey conference to officially announce details regarding its 2020-21 season. The conference said on Tuesday that the season will start as soon as November 13, 2020, and will feature 24-game conference schedules, plus an additional four games per school against Arizona State University hosted at Big Ten venues….

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Former UVM Coach Kevin Sneddon Has New Gig

Posted on September 23, 2020

Former Vermont head coach Kevin Sneddon has been named president and director of operations for ELEV802, a training facility in Essex, Vt. owned by two former UVM players, Torrey Mitchell and Peter Lenes. “I am very fortunate to team up with two outstanding men in an effort to spread hockey knowledge and skills to as…

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Parker Foo Leaves Union For KHL Contract

Posted on September 22, 2020

Union College forward Parker Foo has left the school and signed a pro contract with the Kunlun Red Star of the KHL despite having one year of NCAA eligibility remaining. Foo is a Chicago Blackhawks prospect and will join his brother, Spencer Foo, on the Red Star roster. He appeared in his first game for…

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