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2017

College Hockey Has a Talent Glut, but Nowhere to Grow

By GARY SANTANIELL Minnesota’s Vinni Lettieri controlling the puck in front of Penn State’s Nikita Pavlychev, a native of Russia, during the Big Ten tournament last week. Credit Carlos Osorio/Associated Press Never has the United States produced more N.C.A.A. Division…

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2017

Men’s Hockey Leads NCAA’s APR Again

Hockey student-athletes’ success in classroom highlighted in annual report. The academic success of NCAA Division I men’s hockey players continues to set the standard across college sports, with hockey leading all men’s sports with at least 50 teams in the…

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2017

5 NCAA American hockey players who could go to the Olympics

By Hannah Stuart AP Photo/Carlos Osorio Twenty years after the NHL began releasing players to compete in the Olympics, countries will once again have to construct their teams without relying on the best of the best. Team USA head coach…

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2017

10 greatest College Hockey America freshman seasons

By: Andrew Wisneski As a rookie in 2006-07, Meghan Agosta wasted no time setting the tone for a still hard-to-top individual legacy in College Hockey America and all of NCAA women’s hockey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)   The women’s-only College…

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2017

Mitch Meek brings wealth of experience to Michigan Tech

  By: Daver Karnosky Penticton Vees photo Huskies incoming defenseman Mitch Meek looks on during a game for the Capitals in the British Columbia Hockey League.   HOUGHTON — With the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey team’s defensive corps in need…

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2017

Irreplaceable – Jill Saulnier, Canadian National Team

June 1st, 2017 – Nathaniel Oliver The Canadian women’s national team is currently hosting its boot camp in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Management and coaching staff are in the process of determining which players will represent their country when the PyeongChang Winter Olympics…

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2017

Habs’ camp: College degree first, then pro hockey for N.D.G. native Lewis Zerter-Gossage

Zerter-Gossage, who grew up in N.D.G., recently completed his sophomore year at Harvard and plans to pick up his economics degree before concentrating on a pro career.  By Pat Hickey, Montreal Gazette Lewis Zerter-Gossage moves the puck up the ice…

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2017

60 NCAA Players Drafted

NHL teams select players or recruits from 30 of 60 Division I programs. Cameron Crotty was one of seven Boston University players or recruits selected in the NHL Draft, most of any school.   Half of all Division I programs…

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2017

10 Things NCAA Programs Look for in a Recruit

By  Jamie McKinven   Most of the misconceptions in junior hockey today revolve around what NCAA programs look for in a recruit.  Having coached at the Tier II Junior ‘A’ level, I’ve heard them all.  I’ve had kids I’ve coached…

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2017

4 Men’s College Hockey Coaches Discuss What Qualities They Want in a Recruit

  By Steve O’Brien   AT GCA, we have asked hundreds of Men’s College Hockey Coaches this question: Describe the qualities that your program is looking for in a potential student-athlete? We have received a range of thoughtful and relevant responses from…

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