NCHC Snapshot: Western Michigan

Last month Andy Murray, who had coached Western Michigan for the past 10 seasons, stepped down, and assistant Pat Ferschweiler was promoted to fill the vacated spot. The Broncos were 14 games over .500 in Murray's last five seasons, qualifying for the NCAA Tournament once in 2017. Ferschweiler was an assistant for the Detroit Red … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Western Michigan

NCHC Snapshot: St. Cloud State

St. Cloud was the No. 1 overall seed in both 2017-18 and 2018-19 but was upset in the first round both seasons, labeling the Huskies as a team that couldn't win when it counted. SCSU attempted to crush that reputation last season, advancing to the national championship after NCAA Tournament wins over Boston University, Boston … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: St. Cloud State

NCHC Snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

What a four-year run it has been for Minnesota-Duluth. In 2018, national title. In 2019, national title. In 2020, the Bulldogs had 22 wins heading into the NCHC Tournament, but COVID canceled the entire postseason. Then came 2021. After Michigan was forced to forfeit its first-round NCAA matchup, UMD's five-overtime win over North Dakota was … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Minn.-Duluth

NCHC Snapshot: Denver

By its standards, Denver's 2020-21 season was a disaster. The Pioneers snapped a 22-year string of winning seasons and failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. But there's still plenty of cause for optimism in the DU camp, as fourth-season coach David Carle's first two teams finished with winning … Continue reading NCHC Snapshot: Denver

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