Performers / Underperformers #6…

Here’s my ranked “Performers” and “Underperformers” for the weekend of November 22/23: Performers: University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks – You’ve got to hand it to the UNO Mavericks. They’ve had a pretty tough schedule to contend with the past 4 weeks and they’ve not only survived but have won 6 of 8 games including wins over…

Performers / Underperformers #5…

Here’s my ranked “Performers” and “Underperformers” for the weekend of November 15/16: Performers: Union College Dutchmen – In the top  rivalry game of the weekend in college hockey, the Dutchmen tagged two losses on route 7 rival RPI by scores of 4-3 and 4-1. On Friday, Union staked a 4-1 early third period lead then held…

Performers / Underperformers #4…

Here’s my ranking of the college hockey team ”Performers and Underperformers” for the weekend of November 8 and 9: Performers: St. Lawrence University Saints – The Saints edged out St. Lawrence County, NY  rival and playing partner Clarkson University for my “Performer of the Week”.  These two schools, a mere 11 miles apart, were both  worthy candidates…

Nic Dowd for Hobey…Not so Crazy

The Hobey Baker Memorial Award is presented to the top men’s collegiate hockey player in the United States. Award criteria include “strength of character on and off the ice, scholastic achievement and sportsmanship. He must also contribute to the integrity of his team while displaying outstanding skills in all facets of the game. ” Let’s…

Performers / Underperformers #3….

Here’s my ranking of the college hockey team  “Performers and Underperformers” for the weekend of November 1 and 2: Performers:  St. Cloud State University Huskies –  You are not going to find more hostile territory in college hockey than a road trip to Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, ND.  The house is normally packed and raucous and…