Motzko Moves on to the Maroon and Gold…Some Thoughts

St. Cloud, MN – The St. Cloud State University men’s hockey program  took a big hit this week as 13 year head coach accepted a job offer from the University of Minnesota. This wasn’t a surprise as within hockey circles it had been suggested for several months that this could be coach Lucia’s final season…

Borgen Inks a Deal With the Buffalo Sabres

St. Cloud, MN – Apparantly it was time for SCSU’s junior defenseman to move to the next level as the Olympian inked a deal with the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres this past weekend. Borgen, who earned the NCHC’s Defensive Defenseman of the Year post-season honor was the 92nd pick in the 4th round pf the 2015…

Air Force Topples #1 SCSU 4-1 in West Region

Sioux Falls, SD – In my West Region preview I suggested the Huskies not fall behind early requiring a third period comeback. Unfortunately for the #1 ranked Huskies it became their nightmare as they fell behind by a 2-0 score in period two, mounted a comeback in period three and then yielded two empty net…

2018 NCAA West Region Preview

2018 NCAA West Region – March 23-24, 2018 | Denny Sanford Premier Center – Sioux Falls, SD  Friday, March 23 – 3:00 PM CT: #1 St. Cloud State University Huskies vs #4 Air Force Academy Falcons Friday, March 23 – 7:30 PM CT: #2 MSU Mankato Mavericks  vs #3 University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs Saturday, March 24…

#1 SCSU Sioux Falls Bound for the NCAA Tournament

St. Cloud, MN – The waiting game is over. As expected, after North Dakota was bounced from the NCAA tournament after the game results on Saturday, the Huskies were directed to Sioux Falls for the NCAA West Region tourney games next weekend. As the number #1 seed in the tournament, the Huskies will face #16…

Huskies Tumble in Frozen Faceoff Championship 4-1

St. Paul, MN – It wasn’t the Huskies night in the Championship game of the Frozen Faceoff on Saturday. The #2 seeded Denver Pioneers played nearly flawless hockey, got a few lucky bounces and an exemplary effort in goal by Tanner Jaillet to capture the tournament title by a 4-1 score. The Pioneers jumped out…

3-2 Overtime Win Sends SCSU to Frozen Faceoff Championship

St. Paul, MN- Nick Poehlings game-winning goal 1:47 into the overtime session catapulted #1 SCSU into the title game of the Frozen Faceoff on Saturday. The Huskies will face Denver University on Saturday at 7:38 PM CT. The Pioneers defeated the UMD Bulldogs 3-1 in the Friday evening matchup. Not unexpected it was a hard-fought…