Posts by: Tom

Rempal, Clarkson, Beat Cornell

On November 21, 2017 By

College Hockey Upate:  Last week presented seven top twenty matchups starting with a barn-burner of #1 Denver hosting, and splitting with #3 North Dakota, and both teams holding onto their places in the polls.  Clarkson jumped up three spots to #5 after they traveled to, and  blanked, Cornell, which edged Cornell down to #7; Clarkson […]

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Notre Dame Sweeps Penn State

On November 17, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:  Last week presented seven top twenty matchups starting with a real humdinger as Denver moved up a couple of spots to #1 after hosting and sweeping St. Cloud State, which edged St. Cloud down to #2.  Notre Dame moved up two rungs to #4 after they swept Penn State, knocking Penn State […]

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St. Cloud Sweeps Minn-Duluth

On November 10, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:  Last weekend presented eight top twenty matchups starting with the big news of St. Cloud State edging up to #1 after they hosted and swept Minnesota-Duluth, which dropped UMD four spots to #12.  North Dakota moved up two notches to #2 on the bad weekends of a couple of teams, after they traveled to, […]

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Schuldt, St. Cloud, Face Duluth

On November 3, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:   Last week presented six top twenty matches, starting with Denver holding on to the #1 ranking after traveling east and beating both Boston University and Boston College; this is just the beginning of the story of the woes of BU and BC.  Minnesota moved up two spots to #5 after hosting […]

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Terry, Denver, Beat L.S.S.U.

On October 27, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:  Last week presented a couple of top-twelve matchups, as North Dakota hosted Minnesota; Minnesota took Friday night 2-1, and North Dakota came back strong for the 4-0 win Saturday night.  North Dakota held at #4 in the poll and Minnesota edged up a spot to #7.  Clarkson copied North Dakota as it […]

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2017-18: What Matters Most?

On October 20, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:  It’s upon us, the season of the greatest sport, and in a flash, College Hockey Update will turn on the presses.  Forget all the nonsense that try to parade themselves as important sports.  The world series?  Are you serious?  Odds are you won’t read about them here, except as a truly rare […]

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Denver 2017 NCAA Champions

On April 9, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:  In the last post I said that something would have to give in the final game, given the different styles of play each team had exhibited in the first three games of the NCAA Tournament, and I was sort of right and I was sort of wrong; something gave from each team, […]

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College Hockey Update:  Well here we go, the big one,  the University of Minnesota at Duluth and the University of Denver, two teams that collectively occupied the #1 ranking for most of the season, have each earned a shot at the NCAA Championship and will meet up in Chicago tomorrow, Saturday, April 8th, at 5:00pm […]

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Maybe A Fresh Frozen Four?

On April 5, 2017 By

College Hockey Update:  Well it’s here; one of the best, best events in sports kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, April 6th, at 3:00pm Pacific Time, in Chicago, when #3 Minnesota-Duluth faces #2 Harvard in the first Frozen Four semifinal game, followed at 6:30pm Pacific Time by #1 Denver facing #12 Notre Dame in the second semifinal […]

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College Hockey Update:  Thanks for being in the pool; with 46 participants, this is the second most we’ve ever had, two more than the 44 in 2015, but two short of last year’s 48 participants.  With a couple of upsets, one quarter of the bracket was just bombed over the weekend, but I’m sure that […]

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