A way-too-early look at possible scenarios for the 2020-21 NCAA women’s hockey season

It's been nearly three months since the COVID-19 pandemic brought a devastating ending to the 2019-20 NCAA women's hockey season—and plenty of other winter and spring sports, too. We are well into the the offseason now, but still, much remains up in the air about how and if next season will actually be played. While … Continue reading A way-too-early look at possible scenarios for the 2020-21 NCAA women’s hockey season

Lindsay Eastwood’s Syracuse career defined by appreciation for every shift

You might not know this judging by her stellar play on Syracuse's blue line, but Lindsay Eastwood almost ended up a rower instead of a college hockey player. She came to the Orange in 2015 to play hockey. Fresh off a silver-medal finish with Canada's Under-18 Team, she was a highly-touted player poised to make … Continue reading Lindsay Eastwood’s Syracuse career defined by appreciation for every shift

Game Day Skate: 2019 NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals Edition

#1 Wisconsin (32-4-2) vs. Syracuse (13-21-3) The Badgers have had a great postseason so far, rebounding from a lackluster end to the regular season with four straight wins in the WCHA Tournament to take home the conference championship. If the last meeting between these teams is any indication, Wisconsin should as expected be the dominant … Continue reading Game Day Skate: 2019 NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals Edition

2018-19 Playoff Preview: Conference Semifinals; CHA Championship

With plenty of scenarios still possible for the NCAA Tournament, we head into a huge conference championship weekend in women's college hockey. Here's At Even Strength's breakdown of each semifinal series in the ECAC, Hockey East, and WCHA, plus the College Hockey America championship game this afternoon. College Hockey America Championship: #1 Robert Morris vs. … Continue reading 2018-19 Playoff Preview: Conference Semifinals; CHA Championship

Maggie LaGue’s vision on and off the ice making an impact for Robert Morris

The first time the Robert Morris women's hockey team held its annual Teddy Bear Toss game in 2016-17, it took a while for the bears to all rain down. The Colonials were held off the board until the third period. "Stress like crazy" is what defender Maggie LaGue remembers from that game. This year's edition … Continue reading Maggie LaGue’s vision on and off the ice making an impact for Robert Morris

NCAA Women’s Hockey Midseason Rankings and Patty Kazmaier Candidates

With just two teams in action (Mercyhurst at Ohio State, Friday and Saturday) and the winter break coming up, it's a good time to stop and take a look back at what's unfolded so far this season in NCAA women's hockey. First, At Even Strength's midseason rankings: Wisconsin Minnesota Northeastern Clarkson Princeton Cornell Ohio State … Continue reading NCAA Women’s Hockey Midseason Rankings and Patty Kazmaier Candidates

Game Day Skate: BU sweeps BC to continue midseason hot streak

There were quite a few underdog performances to note from last weekend in NCAA Division I women's hockey play. Defending national champion Clarkson fell to Colgate and Cornell. Previously winless Holy Cross upended Northeastern, snapping the No. 5 team in the country's 12-game unbeaten streak. And Boston University, behind a superb weekend-long special teams effort, … Continue reading Game Day Skate: BU sweeps BC to continue midseason hot streak

Game Day Skate: Behind Abigail Levy, Minnesota State off to its best start in 14 years

When Abigail Levy was nine years old and watching her brother skate in a game, she decided she wanted to try it, too. She thought she might become the first girl to play hockey. "I was like, 'Hey Dad, I want to play this sport,' and I'd never seen a girl play it, so I … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Behind Abigail Levy, Minnesota State off to its best start in 14 years

Game Day Skate: Windjammer and Nutmeg Classics; Boston College at Northeastern

2018 Windjammer Classic This year's edition of the Windjammer Classic brings Minnesota, St. Lawrence, and Syracuse to Vermont's Gutterson Fieldhouse. At 4 p.m. E.T. on Friday afternoon, Minnesota will take on St. Lawrence, and at 7 p.m., the host Catamounts face off against Syracuse. As the No. 2-ranked team in the country, Minnesota is the … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Windjammer and Nutmeg Classics; Boston College at Northeastern

Game Day Skate: Clarkson vs. St. Lawrence; Ohio State at Minnesota

Games of the Week: Clarkson vs. St. Lawrence The defending national champions take on their North Country rivals in a home-and-home series to open ECAC play. Adding some fuel to the fire: Clarkson will raise their national championship banner with the Saints standing on the blue line before Saturday night's game. The Golden Knights have … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Clarkson vs. St. Lawrence; Ohio State at Minnesota