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Evolution Of College Hockey Coverage

Last week, I read this blog post by Patrick Reusse of the Star Tribune about Gopher hockey. It touches on the loss of fans, fun and coverage by the local media. The coverage part struck a chord, because I’ve had many conversations with friends in the business about the coverage of not only the Gophers,…
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Longest Home Ice Streaks

With the UND women locking up home ice for a sixth year in a row and the men on the verge of doing it for a 14th straight season, I thought it would be interesting to look up which college hockey programs have had the most simultaneous success for both their men’s and women’s programs…
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Women Get Home Ice, Men Nearing It

The UND women’s team locked up home ice and a top-half finish in the WCHA for a sixth consecutive season by getting a shootout victory over Minnesota on Saturday afternoon. UND and Minnesota tied 0-0, and Shelby Amsley-Benzie made nine consecutive stops during the shootout, allowing freshman Charly Dahlquist to give the Fighting Hawks two…
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UND Skates At University Park

Friday is usually game day. With a week off, UND decided to have a little fun (and still play a game). Brad Berry took his team to University Park for practice today. The team played an intrasquad scrimmage. The junior class wore throwback jerseys. Troy Stecher went with a Canucks Pavel Bure jersey, Keaton Thompson…
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Friday Morning Reading

A lot of people around the country will have their eyes set on Ridder Arena this weekend for the North Dakota-Minnesota rivalry showdown. The big reason is because Amanda Kessel is going to play a hockey game for the first time in two years — and the first time at the college level in nearly…
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