Striving for perfection: Kristen Campbell’s winding road to a national championship

There's a saying that if you were to lay a two-by-four piece of lumber from the roof of one skyscraper to another, and tried to walk across it, you'd fall as soon as you looked down and saw the distance to the ground below you. But if you kept your eyes forward and looked straight … Continue reading Striving for perfection: Kristen Campbell’s winding road to a national championship

“We weren’t afraid to lose”: Wisconsin brings home its first national championship in eight years

There's been a lot of heartbreak for Wisconsin over the last eight seasons. A lot of missed opportunities and seasons ended just short of the finish line. They'd won regular season championships, WCHA postseason championships, held the top spot in the national rankings, but hadn't brought a national championship home since 2011. They lost to … Continue reading “We weren’t afraid to lose”: Wisconsin brings home its first national championship in eight years

Frozen Four Notebook: Wisconsin and Minnesota head to the national title game

Wisconsin will take on Minnesota for the national championship game this afternoon, and these teams aren't strangers to playing each other. This will be their sixth meeting of the 2018-19 season; Wisconsin took the last one, a 3-1 win in the WCHA championship game. This is the first Border Battle for the national championship game … Continue reading Frozen Four Notebook: Wisconsin and Minnesota head to the national title game

Frozen Four Notebook: Cornell and Clarkson fall in the semifinals

Both ECAC teams battled hard in the Frozen Four semifinals, but couldn't come away with a win. Cornell fell in the first semifinal to Minnesota, 2-0, and Clarkson lost to Wisconsin in the second game, 5-0. Both games were closer than the shutout score lines would indicate, particularly for Cornell. Here are some quick thoughts … Continue reading Frozen Four Notebook: Cornell and Clarkson fall in the semifinals

Different Outcome, Same Story for National Champion Minnesota

It was just last year that Minnesota head coach Brad Frost sat beside two red-eyed seniors following the NCAA Championship game and discussed the culture of a program that, unlike the two seasons prior, could not be embodied in a title-winning performance. To understand the culture that Frost has created here, it's certainly important to … Continue reading Different Outcome, Same Story for National Champion Minnesota

2015 National Championship Game: Minnesota vs. Harvard

The NCAA Division I women's ice hockey national championship game will feature the top teams from the WCHA and the ECAC, as No. 1 seed Minnesota takes on No. 3 seed Harvard this afternoon. Minnesota (33-3-4) will be playing in its fourth-straight national title game, while the Crimson (27-5-3) are playing for the national championship … Continue reading 2015 National Championship Game: Minnesota vs. Harvard