College

Adam Krause: A rare find

 

By Alyssa Hollenback
Let’s Play Hockey

There is no doubt that becoming a Division I hockey player takes talent and hard work. Becoming an outstanding college student takes determination and discipline. And becoming a true leader takes a strong upbringing and a commitment to others. You can imagine that finding one person that manages to be all three at once is nothing short of a miracle. Ask anyone that has had the chance to play, study or work alongside the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Adam Krause and they will agree that he is a rare find.

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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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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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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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