Game Day Skate: Colgate at Northeastern, Minnesota Duluth at Wisconsin

Games of the Week: Colgate at Northeastern I know Wisconsin-UMD is a top-4 match-up, but this is the most intriguing series of the weekend to me. Colgate is coming off of a split with Ohio State on the road; this will be another tough non-conference road series for the Raiders, though I don't think the … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Colgate at Northeastern, Minnesota Duluth at Wisconsin

Game Day Skate: UMD Welcomes Minnesota for a Top-5 Match-Up

It took Minnesota Duluth just two games to make a mess of the NCAA women's hockey preseason rankings. Entering the season, the Bulldogs were ranked No. 9 in both major polls, with No. 4 Boston College coming to town. By the end of the first weekend, UMD had skated to a 4-2 win on Friday … Continue reading Game Day Skate: UMD Welcomes Minnesota for a Top-5 Match-Up

2018-19 NCAA Women’s Hockey Preseason Rankings

Rankings Explained I see Wisconsin, Clarkson, and Boston College all within the top tier, with Minnesota just a notch below. Those four teams are who I see truly competing for the national championship. I'd also put Cornell, Ohio State, and Colgate all grouped together right now; Cornell probably has the most stability, with Ohio State … Continue reading 2018-19 NCAA Women’s Hockey Preseason Rankings

2018-19 ECAC Women’s Hockey Preview

Coming off of back-to-back national championships, Clarkson is the strong favorite to win the ECAC this season. The top-six teams in the conference, however, should all be very competitive. Clarkson Golden Knights Head Coach: Matt Desrosier 2017-18 Record: 36-4-1 (19-3-0 ECAC) Key Departures: F Amanda Titus, D Savannah Harmon, G Shea Tiley Key Returners: F Loren Gabel, F … Continue reading 2018-19 ECAC Women’s Hockey Preview