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: 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: Minnesota Duluth at Ohio State; Cornell at Princeton

Games of the Week: Minnesota Duluth at Ohio State This is shaping up to be a huge weekend for both teams, as they meet for the first time this year. Ohio State was swept by Bemidji State last weekend, so they're in dire need of a rebound and can't really afford another setback. Though we … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Minnesota Duluth at Ohio State; Cornell at Princeton

Game Day Skate: Getting to Know Makenna Newkirk and Boston College

When you watch Boston College play, you'll probably get a glimpse of Caitrin Lonergan dancing around a defender with a toe drag, or Daryl Watts bursting away on a shorthanded break, or any one of their three Olympic defenders making a seamless pass in transition. It's a roster oozing with talent, line after line, and … Continue reading Game Day Skate: Getting to Know Makenna Newkirk and Boston College

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

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

2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Maine Black Bears

2015-16 Roster | 2015-16 Schedule Head Coach: Richard Reichenbach (3rd Season) 2015-16 Captains: Emilie Brigham (C), Abbey Cook (C) Eve Boissonneault A), Brooklyn Langlois (A) 2014-15 Season Recap Record: 10-20-3 (9-11-1 WHEA/4th place) Hockey East Postseason: Conference quarterfinals; swept by Connecticut in best-of-three quarterfinal series The Black Bears began the season with two straight wins, beating New Hampshire in … Continue reading 2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Maine Black Bears

2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Boston College Eagles

2015-16 Roster | 2015-16 Schedule Head Coach: Katie King-Crowley (9th Season) 2015-16 Captains: Alex Carpenter (C), Dana Trivigno (A), Andie Anastos (A) 2014-15 Season Recap Record: 34-3-2 (20-0-1 WHEA/1st place) Hockey East Postseason: Conference runner-ups; swept Providence in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs to advance to the semifinals, defeated UConn in the semifinal match-up, lost to … Continue reading 2015-16 Team-by-Team Previews: Boston College Eagles