Jay Dickman won’t let injury be his Achilles’ heel


Jay Dickman was determined to find a way into the lineup for the 2015-16 Bemidji State men’s hockey opener. After sitting out the entire 2014-15 season as a redshirt, the Shoreview, Minn., native stayed in Bemidji to train last summer in an attempt to gain an edge. Dickman felt his dedication paying off. But all of that changed June 22 on the last sprint of his morning training session.

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SCSU’s Ethan Prow: Hometown hero


By Tom Nelson
SCSU Athletic Media Relations

Success has been a hallmark of the St. Cloud State University men’s ice hockey program over the past four seasons, thanks in part to the ongoing contributions of hometown hero Ethan Prow.

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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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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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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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