NCHC Snapshot: Colorado College

Colorado College opens Ed Robson Arena this fall, a beautiful 3,000-plus seat on-campus facility, and that will certainly benefit recruitment. Because CC can use the help. The Tigers have not reached .500 since 2011-12, and their .217 winning percentage last season was their worst in five years. To be fair, Colorado College's schedule consisted exclusively … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Colorado College

NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan

Western Michigan finished fourth in the NCHC and its veteran-heavy team was poised for a big postseason, but COVID shut down the Broncos' aspirations. While WMU lost its top four scorers, it still has plenty of talent left from that 2019-20 team to contend for an NCAA Tournament berth. And the Broncos have added 11 … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: Western Michigan

NCHC snapshot: St. Cloud State

St. Cloud State took a huge step back in 2019-20, finishing fifth in the NCHC after winning back-to-back regular season championships the previous two campaigns. SCSU's win total dropped from 30 to 13, and coach Brett Larson – in his third season – hopes to reverse that trend as his recruits begin to take hold. … Continue reading NCHC snapshot: St. Cloud State

NCHC Snapshot: Omaha

Omaha's 2018-19 season was its worst in 15 years, but last year Mike Gabinet's Mavericks bounced back from that nine-win campaign to a .458 winning percentage and sixth-place finish. And UNO appears poised to take another step forward, with most of its offensive weapons back, a starting goalie coming off a stellar rookie season and … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Omaha

NCHC Snapshot: North Dakota

As difficult as it had to be for a loaded North Dakota team to see this spring's postseason canceled, almost all of the cogs from last season will dress for the Fighting Hawks again in 2020-21. Add to that a small-but-talented freshman class, headed by a pair of U.S. National Development defensemen drafted by Ottawa, … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: North Dakota

NCHC Snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

What a run it has been for Minnesota-Duluth. The Bulldogs won national championships in 2018 and 2019 and had an excellent chance of earning a third consecutive title this spring. With COVID canceling out the 2020 postseason, UMD has held the title of Division I champ for 31 straight months and enters this campaign ranked … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Minn.-Duluth