NCAA: Top uncommitted recruit chooses Michigan

Posted on August 26, 2021

Adam Fantilli is widely regarded as the top uncommitted recruit in the nation. Well, he’s uncommitted no longer. Fantilli has verbally committed to Michigan. NHL Network’s Jon Morosi first reported the news on Wednesday. “Adam is one of the premier ‘04s in the world,” said NZ scouts. “His power, skill, shooting ability, and pro stride are…

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Michigan makes history at the NHL Draft

Posted on July 24, 2021

Michigan made college hockey history on Friday night, when four of the top-five selections in the NHL Draft were either current or incoming Michigan players. The Wolverines even had a fifth selection at the No. 24 spot when Mackie Samoskevich was chosen by Florida. As expected, defenseman Owen Power was chosen No. 1 by the Buffalo Sabres. Center Matthew Beniers went…

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NCAA: Coaching changes stir up the summer

Posted on June 22, 2021

Jerry Keefe has been named the new head coach at Northeastern, while current head coach Jim Madigan will take over as the school’s new athletic director. The move will be announced as early as today and was preceded by former Northeastern AD Jeff Konya accepting the job at San Jose State last week. Madigan has been at the helm of…

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NCAA: Merrimack adds a D, Providence lands former Maine star recruit

Posted on June 22, 2021

2001 (D) Trevor Griebel commits to Merrimack for 2022 Griebel is a Florida native who came up through the Phoenix Jr. Coyotes system. Griebel played last season for the Fargo Force of the USHL this past season and finished with 17 points (4 goals, 13 assists) in 53 games. This was Griebel’s first season in…

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NCAA: Mercyhurst, Canisius land portal commitments

Posted on June 1, 2021

Former Vermont defenseman Phip Waugh has committed to Mercyhurst out of the transfer portal. Waugh began last season on UVM’s roster and then returned to juniors with the PAL Islanders. Another former Vermont D, Cory Thomas, has committed to Canisius out of the portal. Waugh had 29 points in 25 games for the Jr. Islanders after debuting this…

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NCAA: Murray returning to UMass out of the portal, plus the latest commitments

Posted on May 26, 2021

UMass will bring back goaltender Matt Murray, who had entered the transfer portal not long after the Minutemen won the national championship. UMass made the announcement on its social media channels that Murray was set to return. This past season he appeared in 14 games and finished with a 1.97 GAA and .917 save percentage. CLICK…

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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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