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2017

College Credit

NHL teams rely more and more on NCAA alumni By Chris Peters Carl Hagelin was one of 13 former NCAA players to get their name on the Stanley Cup with the 2016 Penguins.   When the Pittsburgh Penguins skated the…

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2017

Penguins sign coveted college free agent Zach Aston-Reese to two-year deal

By Jason Mackey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Billie Weiss/Getty Images Northeastern’s Zach Aston-Reese celebrates after a goal against Harvard during the Beanpot Tournament in February 2016. Aston-Reese signed with the Penguins on Tuesday.   PHILADELPHIA — With his classes at Northeastern…

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2017

College hockey’s impact on NHL continues to grow

  by Mike G. Morreale / NHL.com, June 25th, 2015     FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — There’s an underlying theme to college hockey players becoming a more attractive option in recent years for NHL scouts and general managers. New Jersey…

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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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2017

TSN Cites Top Talent Outside NHL

Craig Button names BU’s Clayton Keller No. 1 player not currently in NHL Clayton Keller ranks ninth nationally and first among all freshmen with 1.46 points per game (Photo by Rich Gagnon). Former NHL general manager and current TSN Director…

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2017

My Brother Dave

By: Paul Holmgren Team President / Philadelphia Flyers When I was 12, I asked my parents to send me to a week-long hockey camp at Bemidji State University. The school is three hours away from where we lived on the…

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2017

Getting the call

January 4, 2017 By Dave Schwartz   Sometimes life simply isn’t fair. Other people get the breaks while you continue to work hard waiting for yours. For a lot of athletes, that break never comes. Just ask Pat Cannone. But…

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2016

College Hockey Information

  Here are three great videos that talk a bit about the benefits and experiences of playing College Hockey. Hope you enjoy them.                       .   .  

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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

NCAA Set for Another Big Draft Year

Nearly half of all programs have players featured on NHL Central Scouting’s Futures List for 2017 NHL Draft.   After a record setting 2016 NHL Draft, NCAA hockey is poised for another big year among draft-eligible players in 2017. Sixty-eight…

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