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2017

NHL, NHLPA Support NCAA Growth

  Industry Growth Fund to finance feasibility studies for potential programs, starting at U. of Illinois Gary Bettman, Mathieu Schneider, John McDonough, Josh Whitman, Terry Pegula and Pat Kelleher spoke at Friday’s announcement.   The NHL and NHLPA are committed…

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2017

Five Bobcat players attending NHL Development Camps

Five Quinnipiac Bobcats hockey players are set to attend NHL development camps currently or in the coming weeks. The five players attending will be junior captain Chase Priskie (Washington Capitals), sophomore defenseman Karlis Cukste (San Joe Sharks), sophomore goaltender Andrew…

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2017

The Rise of “De-Commitments” in NCAA Hockey Recruiting

  Words themselves can take on different meanings, it’s the context that gives the word its place. The term “commitment” can be an obligation; I can’t go to the game I have another commitment. It can also be a vow,…

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2017

Drafting from NCAA Produces Success

Players in 2006-13 drafts who spent their draft year in college outperforming others. St. Cloud State’s Ryan Poehling could be the first current NCAA player selected in the 2017 NHL Draft.   When St. Cloud State freshman Ryan Poehling decided to accelerate his high…

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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

College Hockey Atlantic Combine

    This year, we had a wonderful event, with terrific competition and opportunities to learn more about leveraging one’s hockey skills to pursue athletic and academic dreams. The event was attended by players from throughout Canada and the United…

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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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