UMD Storybook Season Can Only End One Way

St. Paul, MN – First, let me admit there is some bias in this blog. I’ve been imbedded in St. Cloud State Cardinal and Black for several decades. That’ll never change. But, I am a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth and will forever be grateful for the education obtained there and the opportunities…

2018 Frozen Four….A View From Center Ice

2018 Frozen Four – April 5-7, 2018  Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN Thursday, April 5 – 5:00 PM CT:  University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs vs  Ohio State University Thursday, April 5 – 8:30 PM CT:  University of Michigan Wolverines  vs  University of Notre Dame Saturday, April 7 –  6:30 PM CT (National Championship) TV:…

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…