2012 College Hockey Preview Is Out

The annual Grand Forks Herald college hockey preview is out. If you buy any Herald, a copy is inserted into the regular paper. So go check it out. Newspapers are cheap. If you live out of the area and want a copy, you can e-mail gfhsubsc@gfherald.com, and they should be able to set you up…
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Women’s WCHA Coaches Poll Released

The WCHA announced the women’s coaches poll this week, and UND is picked in a second-place tie, the highest-ever preseason prediction for the program. UND received a first-place vote as well. Jocelyne Lamoureux received two of eight votes for preseason player of the year. 1. Minnesota (6) 2. North Dakota (1) 2. Wisconsin (1) 4.…
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My Preseason WCHA Picks

When the annual Grand Forks Herald college hockey preview section comes out tomorrow, it will contain all sorts of predictions and lists — top 10 players, top 10 recruits, all-WCHA and predicted finish of each conference. For an early warmup, here’s my all-WCHA ballot with reasoning for my picks. 1. Minnesota. Note: Defending league champs…
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WCHA Media Poll Released

The WCHA coaches poll will hopefully be out soon. I’m still waiting on a few ballots. But in the meantime, the media poll was released today by 94X in Duluth. The results are below: 1. Minnesota 2. North Dakota 3. Denver 4. Wisconsin 5. Duluth 6. St. Cloud State 7. Colorado College 8. Omaha 9.…
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Four Players Cited, UND Will Handle Internally

The final result of the party that ended in the suspension of seven players is that four players were cited for underage drinking. Freshmen Drake Caggiula, Bryn Chyzyk, Jordan Schmaltz and Zane Gothberg were cited. UND will handle the discipline internally for the four rookies. The full story is in the Herald here.