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2017

NCAA Hockey Versus Canadian Major Junior – Is One Better

Marc Elliott PALISADE… When it comes to American college hockey going up against Canadian Major Junior hockey, is one of these superior to the other or is the gap closer then ever? There was a day when the most sure…

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2017

The college hockey debate: players discuss CHL vs. NCAA

by Matt Nestor   A still frame taken from the bedlam ensuing Sidney Crosby’s 2010 gold medal-winning goal at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver will show at least a few fan-held signs declaring “Hockey is Canada’s Game.” Ice hockey was…

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2017

Why College Hockey?

By Mr. G For more than 100 years, college hockey has been a breeding ground for outstanding hockey players and people. Today college hockey players make a bigger impact in the NHL than they ever have, with more than 30%…

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2017

More NHL prospects are electing to play in college

By Steven Goldstein, Chicago Tribune Why are more hockey prospects opting for college instead of major junior hockey? Michigan’s Tyler Motte — a fourth-round pick of the Blackhawks in 2013 — tries to score on Michigan State in the second…

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2016

NHL player agents call for changes to CHL’s “dirty little secret”

By Rick Westhead   Several of hockey’s most prominent player agents — whose companies collectively represent about one-third of active NHLers — say the Canadian Hockey League needs to relax its policy of voiding educational scholarships 18 months after a…

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2016

CHL minimum-wage lawsuit involves 351 current and former players

By Rick Westhead, TSN, December 2nd 2016 Chicoutimi Sagueneens, Getty Images   A lawyer representing current and former major-junior hockey players says 351 players have registered as participants in a proposed class-action lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League. Details of…

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2016

But What Do The Numbers Really Say About The Educational Benefits?

  By David MacDonald A couple of years ago during the Memorial Cup Series…., I heard a very interesting comment that made me think and do a bit of research, at that time….. and it is a very important bit…

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2016

NCAA vs. major junior: big choices face teenaged talent early

By: Ryan Kennedy Detroit’s Brendan Smith hails from Toronto but played NCAA hockey (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News Both circuits are great at producing NHL talent, but they are also in direct competition for…

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2016

Want to play NCAA hockey? Make sure you know the eligibility rules

By: Ryan Kennedy  Connor Gaarder of Univeristy of North Dakota celebrates a goal at the Frozen Four. (Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images)   It takes a lot of work to become an NCAA hockey player and because of the organization’s strict…

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2016

Chasing the NHL dream

Christopher Curtis, THE MONTREAL GAZETTE Habs hopefuls, including some from the Canadian Hockey League, undergo a fitness evaluation in Brossard last year. The CHL oversees the country’s three major junior leagues.Marie-France Coallier / Marie-France Coallier Saginaw Spirit goaltender Jake Paterson…

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