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  • Makar Headlines NCAA’s Impressive CJHL Grad Class

    Makar Headlines NCAA’s Impressive CJHL Grad Class

    NCAA Division 1 rosters once again stacked with CJHL graduate talent. Representatives from Canadian Junior Hockey League franchises have plenty of proof that they are doing an excellent job on player development.

    By: Sam Laskaris
    Posted: September 29, 2017

  • Defending NCAA Frozen Four Champion Pioneers Have Target on Their Backs

    Defending NCAA Frozen Four Champion Pioneers Have Target on Their Backs

    The University of Denver Pioneers may have shocked the NCAA Division 1 hockey world last season by winning its eighth national title, but things will be much different when the 2017-18 campaign kicks off in October as a number of teams will be targeting the defending champs.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: September 01, 2017

  • Nine New Faces Behind NCAA Men's Hockey Benches in 2017-18

    Nine New Faces Behind NCAA Men's Hockey Benches in 2017-18

    A total of nine NCAA Division 1 men's hockey programs will feature new head coaches when the 2017-18 campaign kicks off in October.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: August 02, 2017

  • Four Canadians Up for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award

    Four Canadians Up for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award

    A total of eight hockey players, including four Canadians, are in the running for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The award, established in 1991, honours graduating female student-athletes who distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership during their college careers.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: July 13, 2017

  • Canucks Key to Pioneers NCAA Title Defence

    Canucks Key to Pioneers NCAA Title Defence

    Canadians are expected to play pivotal roles for the University of Denver Pioneers if they hope to repeat as NCAA Division 1 champions in 2017-18.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: July 11, 2017

  • Spencer Foo Inks Pact with Calgary Flames

    Spencer Foo Inks Pact with Calgary Flames

    After an exhaustive process which included numerous suitors, the top-ranked Canadian-born NCAA Division 1free agent has finally declared where he is headed next season.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: July 01, 2017

  • 60 NCAA Connected Players Picked at NHL Entry Draft

    60 NCAA Connected Players Picked at NHL Entry Draft

    A Canadian headed the list of 60 current or future NCAA Division 1 players selected during the 2017 NHL Entry Draft held over the weekend at the United Center in Chicago.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: June 26, 2017

  • 2017 NHL Draft Preview: Nolan vs. Nico

    2017 NHL Draft Preview: Nolan vs. Nico

    It’s time for this year’s class to get ready for the spotlight. Players like Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier have spent most of their lives honing their hockey skills in pursuit of their dream of making it to the NHL. Now they’re closing in on that reality as we get closer to the 2017 NHL Draft.

    By: Iain Colpitts
    Posted: June 23, 2017

  • College Commits Set to Take Centre Stage

    College Commits Set to Take Centre Stage

    With no dominant player as a consensus No. 1 and a field which many consider weak on the back end, a Canadian defenceman headed to an NCAA Division 1 program this fall is rated as one of the top prospects in the final rankings of candidates released by the International Scouting Service (ISS).

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: June 21, 2017

  • Pens Set Record for Most Former NCAA Players on Cup Roster

    Pens Set Record for Most Former NCAA Players on Cup Roster

    When the Pittsburgh Penguins captured their second straight Stanley Cup on Sunday they also set a record for the most former NCAA Division 1 players appearing in the championship final with 15 getting to hoist the precious mug in Nashville.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: June 14, 2017

  • Five Canadians Among NCAA field at NHL combine

    Five Canadians Among NCAA field at NHL combine

    A total of 29 players linked to NCAA Division 1 men's programs took part in the 2017 NHL Scouting Combine last week in Buffalo, N.Y. Three current student-athletes and 26 college hockey recruits, including five Canadians, went through interviews, medical testing and fitness testing under the watchful eyes of NHL team reps over the week-long event in preparation for this year's NHL Entry Draft.

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: June 05, 2017

  • 22 Former Student-Athletes in Race for Stanley

    22 Former Student-Athletes in Race for Stanley

    The dogfight to hoist this year's Stanley Cup is down to two combatants whose rosters in 2016-17 featured a total of 22 players who honed their skills in NCAA Division 1 prior to turning pro. The Eastern Conference champion Pittsburgh Penguins, who are the defending Cup winners, had 16 former student-athletes perform during the past season while the challenger and Western Conference winning Nashville Predators had six.

     

    By: Randy Lucenti
    Posted: May 26, 2017


 

    

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