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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

Predators’ Mat Myers becomes role model while pursuing hockey dream

  Mat Myers (immediately to the right of the Clarence Campbell Bowl) helps break down video for the Predators. John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images   The moment he started running around the house in his hockey gear and dragging his double-bladed…

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2017

Canadiens agree to terms with Thomas Ebbing

Habs sign Ebbing to one-year, two-way (AHL/ECHL) contract   by Montreal Canadiens  May 26th, 2017 MONTREAL – The Canadiens have agreed to terms with free agent forward Thomas Ebbing on a one-year, two-way (AHL/ECHL) contract for the 2017-18 season. Ebbing,…

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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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2017

NCAA hockey a better fit for some Canadians

Blackhawks’ Toews inspired Ontario’s Caggiula to play college hockey The Canadian Press , 2016 Drake Caggiula of Whitby, Ont., was inspired to play U.S. college hockey after watching a young Jonathan Toews, a one-time standout with the University of North…

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2017

BU Recruit Shane Bowers Key Part of USHL Playoff Run

  by Jeff Cox Very few, if any, forwards in the USHL strike fear in opposing defensemen as does Boston University recruit Shane Bowers. The second-year center for the Waterloo Black Hawks scored 22 goals and added 29 assists in…

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2017

Managing your social media in an era of idiocy

Mediate your media Managing your social media in an era of idiocy By Peter O’Neill Social media isn’t just a trend or some phase that will eventually dissolve. It’s become a societal norm and has infused itself with our personal…

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2017

How Carter Rowney became a key player in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the Pittsburgh Penguins

By Brad Elliott Schlossman  It was the day after Carter Rowney’s wedding last August, when former UND hockey teammates Joe Gleason and Andrew MacWilliam figured out they booked their return trips home for the wrong day. They were stuck in…

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2017

Justin Kloos puts NHL dreams on hold for one last shot at national title

Last spring, at the end of a disappointing Gophers men’s hockey season, Justin Kloos was approached by NHL teams with offers of a fulfilled dream and a professional paycheck. Why not sign a pro contract and forego his senior year…

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