Archive for July, 2009

Preseason Top 16: Number 10

Whew. We finally made it to the top 10. After our first 6 teams profiled, it’s time to preview the teams that are expected to make a push for their respective conference titles, and to perhaps contend for a Frozen Four bid. We begin with #10 Yale

Last year the Bulldogs rode balanced scoring and just enough defense to come virtually out of nowhere to win the ECAC crown. Hosting a regional, they lost their opening game to eventual Frozen Four participant. But with the experience they gained from last year they should be back in the ECAC mix. Read more…

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Gilroy Does Podcast

I feel like an idiot for never having read this site before, but I got an e-mail today that 2009 Hobey winner Matt Gilroy was on the New York Rangerscast Podcast. Go ahead and give it a listen, and while you’re at it visit the site. If you’re a Rangers fan of course.

We’re still in the midst of the top 16 here, and starting tomorrow we’ll get to the top 10 after our short hiatus.

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Preseason Top 16: #11 UMass-Lowell

Howdy, folks. It’s that time of year again. Every so often The College Hockey Blog will be unveiling our Preseason top 16 teams, one by one. If you want to see the top 16 in order, and links to each individual preview, click the tab at the top of the page. Today’s team is #11 UMass-Lowell

Last year UMass-Lowell rode an impressive 12-5-2 second half mark all the way to the Hockey East championship game, where they lost a controversial final to Boston University. Tons of experience is back for the RiverHawks and they have a shot at their first NCAA tournament appearance in 14 years. Read more…