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Skates Hit The Ice

Colleges are back in session around the country and that means the sound of skates carving up the ice is back. UND started a week ago. The players are skating on their own until the coaches are allowed to be with them, which is typically for about two hours a week starting mid-September. So for…
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NCHC Likely To Add

The NCHC currently sits at six teams, but there’s no question it wants to expand. Fielding a nonconference schedule that large is not going to be an easy or fun task. Whether the NCHC will go to seven or eight teams by the end of the next month is unknown, but I would expect it…
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Kozek To Japan

Former Sioux forward Andrew Kozek is headed to play in Japan this year. Kozek will suit up for the Nikko Ice Bucks, who play in the Asia Ice Hockey League. Nikko is located about 90 miles north of Tokyo. Kozek’s team has 24 players on the roster according to Wikipedia — 21 of them are…
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WCHA Invites Leftover CCHA Teams

The WCHA has invited the leftover CCHA teams — minus Notre Dame — to join the league for 2013-14 both conference have confirmed. It’s pretty much a slam dunk that Lake Superior State, Bowling Green, Alaska and Ferris State will accept the invitations. The big question is whether Western Michigan will, or whether the Broncos…
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