Performers / Underperformers Week #20…

Union College played like the defending champs last weekend vs Cornell (photo prout) Here are the “Performers and Underperformers” in College hockey for the weekend of 3/6-7/2015: Performers Union College Dutchmen – Honesty, I didn’t see this coming. 10th place Union traveled to 7th place Cornell in the first round of the ECAC playoffs and dispatched…

Performers and Underperformers Week #18

Kalle Kossila and Charlie Lindgren celebrate a win last weekend vs Omaha (photo prout)   Here’s the “Performers and Underperformers” for the weekend of February 20-21: Performers St. Cloud State University Huskies – The Huskies continue to claw their way back to relevance in the NCHC standings and the Pairwise after posting a crucial weekend home sweep…

Performers / Underperformers #16

  Performers: Quinnipiac University Bobcats – The Bobcats earned two impressive road wins over Cornell and Colgate to solidify their spot on top of the ECAC. They battled a defensive oriented Cornell squad to a 60 minute draw and then won it in overtime on a GWG by Travis St. Denis at 1:41. On Saturday, despite…

Performers / Underperformers #15

  Here’s the “performers and underperformers” in college hockey for the weekend of January 30 – February 1, 2015. Performers: Robert Morris University Colonials – The Colonials have an eight point lead in the Atlantic conference standings and even with a 16-3-3 conference record have a couple of teams breathing down their back. As such,…

Performers / Underperformers #12

Here’s this weeks edition of “Performers and Underperformers” for the weekend of January 9/10. Performers: Colgate University Red Raiders – It’s never an easy task to sweep on the road in conference play but the Raiders did just that in edging Clarkson 2-1 and blanking St. Lawrence 2-0. Colgate was outshot 28-15 and were 0-2 on the…

College Hockey Top 20 – Jan. 5, 2015

Photo: The UMD Bulldogs have a lot to celebrate thus far this season (photo wprout)   Here’s my spin with brief comments on this weeks top 20: Harvard University Crimson – (PWR #1; Last 10: 9-1; USCHO #3)  Can’t agree with USCHO on this one. This #1 ranked PWR squad has not lost a game since November 15 to…

Mid-Term Top 20….Yes, It’s the Crimson at #1

  As we wrap up calendar year 2014 here’s my Top 20 ranking with notes: Harvard University Crimson – (PWR #2) Listen, this is not an exact science. I may be the only person in the country placing Harvard in the #1 position. However, they’ve stumbled once in 2014 losing a one-goal game to arch rival…

Performers / Underperformers #9

  Here’s this past weekends “Performers and Underperformers” in college hockey: Performers Harvard University Crimson – Until someone proves otherwise, the Crimson are my choice for the #1 team in the country. How can you argue a 9-1-2 record, a six game winning streak and their only loss by one goal to rival Yale, a…

Performers / Underperformers #7

  Here’s my “Performers and Underperformers” in college hockey for the past week: Performers  Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks – The 9-3 -0 Mavericks have won 7 of their last 8 games and could conceivably be 19-5-0 by the end of January. They traveled to Houghton, MI to take on the #1 ranked Michigan Tech…

Performers / Underperformers #3

  Here’s an abbreviated version of performers and underperformers for week #3, the weekend of 10/24-26. Performers: Michigan Tech University Huskies – It’s difficult to gauge how teams fit into the rankings at this time of year. However, the Huskies sweep of Ferris State does make a statement thus far in this early season. MTU earned a shutout…