Mariucci Classic Final Thoughts and a Look Ahead

St. Cloud, MN – Happy New Year! Reflecting on the last decade, I’ve been posting a series of St. Cloud State University hockey photos from my archives on Twitter. It’s an interesting narrative from the viewpoint of a lens and it’s a fun exercise to dig into this photo archive and recall some of the…

Gophers Upend Huskies 4-1 in Mariucci Classic Finale

Minneapolis, MN – It’s funny how things go. On Saturday, the Huskies torched college hockey’s top defense and top-rated goaltender in a 7-2 win. On Sunday, in the championship game of the Mariucci Classic, the Huskies struggled to score against the 50th ranked defense and 43rd ranked goaltender. It was almost as if the uniforms…

Huskies Rally Then Fall In Overtime 4-3 to Omaha

St. Cloud, MN – In the waning moments of a tie game on Saturday, the Huskies had a sweep clearly within their grasp. Kevin Fitzgerald was poised to bury a wraparound with Omaha goaltender Isaiah Saville seemingly out of position by about two and a half feet. But, as Saville did all weekend, he found…

Not Perfect But Close as Huskies Top Omaha 4-1

St. Cloud, MN – After a highly successful road trip last weekend, the big question was whether the Huskies could carry that momentum back home vs the Omaha Mavericks. It may not have been a perfect game but darn close as the Huskies battled to a 4-1 win at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center…