While it’s still an uncommon avenue to choose from compared to the CHL, there have been many NCAA players who have made an impact for Canada at the World Juniors.
Team Canada is finalized and ready to play for World Junior gold. Hockey Canada released the final five players Friday night after the team completed its four-day selection camp with a 5-2 win over Team Denmark in St. Catharines.
On any given Friday or Saturday during the college hockey season, you can see freshman starlets already claimed by NHL teams play alongside seniors that have had illustrious college careers but are still trying to prove they can cut it at the next level.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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