DENVER, CO - February 12: Denver Pioneers forward Troy Terry #19 and North Dakota Fighting Hawks forward Rhett Gardner #22 battle along the boards in the first period at Magness Arena February 12, 2016. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

No Change To OT

So, there won’t be any changes to overtime after all (read about that here). If the 5-minute, 5-on-5 overtime ends without a goal, expect the NCHC to continue with its 3-on-3 plus sudden death shootout form. I’m not sure what the Big Ten will do. As for the other leagues, they appear set on trudging…
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Random Updates

It took a while, but eight months after UND and Minnesota verbally agreed to play a Hall of Fame Game in Las Vegas, it’s finally a done deal. The contract for the game is signed, I’m told. Read the full story here. The one question I’ve already received on Twitter is why this game isn’t…
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Shattuck’s Tom Ward Hired By Sabres

Longtime Shattuck St. Mary’s coach Tom Ward has been hired as an assistant coach of the Buffalo Sabres, leaving Shattuck after 18 years of coaching up an incredible number of NHL stars. An incredible number of Ward’s Shattuck St. Mary’s (also nicknamed the Sabres) players have ended up at UND, too. Through the years, here’s…
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Should The NCHC Add Anyone?

The process of joining the NCHC will not be cheap for any potential seekers. The application fee is $20,000. The admittance fee is substantially higher — I’ve been told it’s six figures and somewhere in the ballpark of a half million. So, two new members could bring the league a significant amount of revenue. However, this…
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MSU-Mankato Applies To NCHC

MSU-Mankato announced today that it has applied for membership to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. President Richard Davenport said in a statement: “We wanted to be proactive in seeking what’s best for the University and believe that now is the right time to consider all conference affiliation options for our men’s hockey program.” Davenport said…
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