Olympic Women’s Hockey Notebook: Medal Game Previews

Bronze Medal Game: Finland vs. OAR We didn't learn a ton about either of these teams in their respective semifinals. The Finns lost 5-0 to the United States, a pretty surprising margin considering how they played Team USA to within one goal earlier in the tournament - and competently, too, not just in general upset … Continue reading Olympic Women’s Hockey Notebook: Medal Game Previews

Olympic Women’s Hockey Notebook: Group Play, Game 1 Notes

Sweden 2, Japan 1 This was a decent start to the Olympics for both teams, albeit a better one on the scoreboard for Sweden. I think we're still a ways away from calling Japan a truly competitive team, but they're definitely a program on the rise. This isn't something that will happen this Olympics, or … Continue reading Olympic Women’s Hockey Notebook: Group Play, Game 1 Notes

2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Rensselaer Engineers

2015-16 Roster | 2015-16 Schedule Head Coach: John Burke (13th Season) 2015-16 Captains: N/A 2014-15 Season Recap Record: 7-23-4 (5-16-1 ECAC/9th place) ECAC Postseason: Did not qualify RPI started off its season last year with a trip out west, and dropped games to North Dakota and Bemidji State. The Engineers continued their nonconference against Vermont, and tied the Catamounts … Continue reading 2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Rensselaer Engineers

2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Penn State Nittany Lions

2015-16 Roster | 2015-16 Schedule Head Coach: Josh Brandwene (4th Season) 2015-16 Captains: Jordan Pardoski (C), Shannon Yoxheimer (C), Laura Bowman (A), Sarah Wilkie (A) 2014-15 Season Recap Record: 17-16-4 (9-9-2 CHA/3rd place) College Hockey America Postseason: Conference semifinals; advanced to semifinal game with quarterfinal series win vs. Lindenwood, eliminated by Syracuse in the CHA semifinals The Nittany … Continue reading 2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Penn State Nittany Lions

Game Day Skate: Clarkson at Harvard, Minnesota at North Dakota

AES Rankings Minnesota Boston College Wisconsin Clarkson Bemidji State North Dakota Quinnipiac Harvard Boston University Northeastern Game Day Highlights #4 Clarkson at #8 Harvard: The Crimson struggled in a 2-1 loss to Dartmouth last weekend to open their season. They were without last season's leading scorer Mary Parker, as well as a top-five scorer in … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Clarkson at Harvard, Minnesota at North Dakota