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The Curious Case of Wisconsin and National Championships

I’ve made this point quite a bit: how do we know Brad Frost of Minnesota and Mark Johnson of Wisconsin are good coaches? Maybe that’s a silly question to ask since they combine for eight National Championships between them, both … Continue reading

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The Musical Chairs of Elimination

The CHA and the WCHA put all of their teams into their conference tournament making the regular season largely a play for seeding. The ECAC and Hockey East (as of last season) put eight of their twelve and nine teams … Continue reading

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Free Streams January 13-14

Friday, January 13, 2017 2:07 CT North Dakota (10-7-5 / 7-5-4) @ Minnesota State (6-15-2 / 3-12-1) (Stretch Internet) 6:00 ET Yale (5-9-3 / 3-6-1) @ (3) Clarkson (15-3-4 / 9-0-1) (Clarkson Athletics TV) 6:00 ET (9) Quinnipiac (15-5-4 / … Continue reading

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The Queen in the North Whose Name is _________

The Clarkson Golden Knights and St. Lawrence Saints play about ten minutes from one another tucked deep into New York State’s North Country, the seven northern-most counties in the state.  The two schools are opposites in a few ways.  Clarkson … Continue reading

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Statistical Power Rankings Nov. 13

Hello and welcome back to my statistics-based power rankings. How do they work? I track ten categories and sum each team’s rankings across the categories. Lowest sum is the best team. The Categories: Winning percentage Goal differential Shooting Percentage Save … Continue reading

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Week 5 NCAA Poll – Stay the Course

As many of you know I’m one of the voters for the SB Nation Women’s Hockey poll. Here’s this week’s poll results and my votes. 1. Wisconsin (-), (17) 179 — My vote: 1 They play Minnesota State this weekend so … Continue reading

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Just How Good is Vermont?

I think the Catamounts are one of the more interesting teams in NCAA hockey this season. At a first glance, they’re not very impressive with a 2-3-1 record and a +1 goal differential but record doesn’t quite tell the whole … Continue reading

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