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2017

Habs’ camp: College degree first, then pro hockey for N.D.G. native Lewis Zerter-Gossage

Zerter-Gossage, who grew up in N.D.G., recently completed his sophomore year at Harvard and plans to pick up his economics degree before concentrating on a pro career.  By Pat Hickey, Montreal Gazette Lewis Zerter-Gossage moves the puck up the ice…

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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

Why College Hockey?

By Mr. G For more than 100 years, college hockey has been a breeding ground for outstanding hockey players and people. Today college hockey players make a bigger impact in the NHL than they ever have, with more than 30%…

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2017

The Goal Scorer

Austin Ortega by Leo Adam Biga Photography by Bill Sitzmann   How did a smallish soccer-playing Hispanic kid from sun-drenched Escondido, California, end up an ice hockey star in Nebraska? Although his profile does not fit the stereotypical hockey player,…

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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

A Hockey Family

    By Emily Iannaconi From lift, to practice, to meetings, to games, student-athletes are hardly ever without their teammates. Senior assistant hockey captain Mike Barrett does not mind though because his teammates are also his best friends. “You never…

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2017

The Prep School Option

  With the emergence of Shattuck-St Mary’s over a decade ago as arguably the best hockey development program in North America, almost everyone knows that the prep school option is out there. Too many hockey families, however, dismiss the option…

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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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