College

Love of hockey leads Josh Fenton to NCHC

 

By Alyssa Hollenback

As the State of Hockey, it is no surprise that even the newly formed National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has Minnesota roots. In July, the NCHC Board of Directors announced that Minnesota native Josh Fenton would be named the conference commissioner. Fenton played a crucial role in the formation and development of the NCHC, joining in on athletic director meetings and assisting in drafting the legal documents necessary to create the conference. Amidst the chaos of his first few months as commissioner, Fenton took time to reflect on the road that led to his new position and addressed the growing trend of players leaving their teams to join the ranks of those in more elite leagues.

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Mike Richter Award to honor college hockey’s top goaltender

 

Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation are proud to announce the creation of the Mike Richter Award to annually honor the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. The inaugural award will be presented during the 2014 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four.

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Gophers to host outdoor hockey at TCF Bank Stadium

 

The University of Minnesota will host the 2014 Hockey City Classic on Friday, Jan. 17, at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The outdoor college hockey doubleheader will kick off with the Gopher women’s hockey program taking on Minnesota State at 4:30 p.m. ,followed by the Gopher men’s hockey program hosting Ohio State at 8 p.m.

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LPH Preseason Men's College Hockey Rankings

 

The puck drops on the 2013-14 NCAA men's hockey season in a little over two weeks, so it's time for a look at the preseason favorites to capture the national championship at the 2014 NCAA Frozen Four in Philadelphia. Last season, Yale played the role of Cinderella with an improbable run in the NCAA Tournament en route to winning its first national title. After the jump, we present our look at the preseason top 10 in NCAA men's hockey.

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Dodge Center’s Mark Huber named Iowa State captain

 

Iowa State Cyclone Hockey announced that senior forward Mark Huber (Dodge Center, Minn.) will serve as the team’s captain in its quest to win the Central States Collegiate Hockey League championship and the American Collegiate Hockey Association Men’s Division 1 national championship in 2013-14.

“Mark Huber is going to be the one who captains us through the longest schedule in college hockey and through an exciting, successful season,” said Cyclone Hockey Head Coach and General Manager Dr. Alan Murdoch. “Huber served as an alternate captain last year as a junior, so it’s only natural that he grabs the torch as a senior from another great senior captain, Brandon Clark.”

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