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2016

Graduation Rate Continues to Shine

More than 90% of men’s hockey players graduate, per latest NCAA data.   NCAA men’s hockey student-athletes continue their remarkable academic success, posting a 91.6% NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR) in the latest data, released Tuesday by the NCAA. That…

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2016

Two Invited to Canada WJC Camp

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Freshmen Fabbro, Jost among 32 invited to selection camp for World Junior Championship team. Dante Fabbro (left) and Tyson Jost (right) were teammates last year with the BCHL’s Penticton Vees.   Two of college hockey’s top…

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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

Record 66 NCAA Players Sign NHL Deals

Influx of NCAA talent continues to flow to NHL ranks. 2015 NCAA champion Mark Jankowski signed an entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames (Photo by ESPN Photos).   A record 66 players from NCAA hockey have signed NHL contracts this…

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2016

Atlantic Hockey Adds Scholarships

Conference continues growth, adds full complement of 18 scholarships. Canisius opened its new arena, the HarborCenter, two years ago.   The 11 member schools in Atlantic Hockey have voted to increase the conference’s scholarship limit to the NCAA maximum of…

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2016

College Hockey’s Question For The Ages

. ,\ Ryan Fitzgerald #19 of the Boston College Eagles scores in the third period as Michael Garteig #34 and Devon Toews #6 of the Quinnipiac Bobcats are unable to stop the shot during semifinals of the 2016 NCAA Division…

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2016

NHL teams can win with Quinn

But BU coach in no hurry to go Stephen Harris Sunday, July 03, 2016 Credit: Nancy Lane   With the success this past season of former University of North Dakota coach Dave Hakstol with the Philadelphia Flyers, NHL teams no…

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2016

Record Day at NHL Draft for NCAA, U.S. and BU

CHN Staff Report In a year where a record 12 Americans were selected in the First Round of the NHL Draft, the 11 NCAA or NCAA-bound players selected tied a record first established in 2007. It’s worth noting, of course,…

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2016

Former OHL owner says confidential side deal to lure player was a ‘mistake’

By Rick Westhead Jeremy Gottzmann, Claus Andersen/Getty Images Sherry Bassin, a long-time Canadian junior hockey executive, gave one of his former players with the Erie Otters a side deal worth thousands of dollars that was not approved by the Ontario…

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2016

Know the New Academic Standards

 Changes to the NCAA Eligibility Center and the SAT could impact prospective NCAA players. By Nate Ewell Changes are on the way to both the SAT and the NCAA Eligibility Center, but neither should intimidate prospective NCAA hockey players. The…

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