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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

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

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

Letter to My Younger Self

  By Mike Bossy, Hall of Famer / New York Islanders   Dear 14-year-old Mike, I write to you today as a 60-year-old man, and I have some news from the future that you probably aren’t going to believe. There…

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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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2017

Former Collegians Involved With The Two Teams Playing For Stanley’s Cup

  PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 2 – Chad Ruhwedel – UMass Lowell (2010-13) First-team All-American and first-team All-Hockey East as a junior 4 – Justin Schultz – Wisconsin (2009-12) Two-time WCHA Defensive Player of the Year Led all NCAA defensemen in scoring…

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2017

Mike Babcock Shares His Secret to Success as an Individual (and as a hockey player)

By Ben Levesque It’s been a few years since I met Mike Babcock. He came to speak to my team and I about 4 years ago before our National Championship playoff run. I remember telling myself, “man…this guy can work…

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