I’m a diehard hockey fan with a passion for the college game. I co-hosted a podcast dedicated to St. Cloud State Hockey for a year and a half and I am a firm believer that Mark Hartigan should have won Hobey Baker. I was a hockey referee for one year and can confirm that parents are the worst. During the summer, I am probably golfing poorly and thinking about next year’s Husky hockey team.
WeldieBlog: Back To The Grind
Once Thanksgiving ends, thus ends the unofficial first third of the regular season. Nothing really is make-or-break at this point, but this is where teams really start to gel together. They find a routine and develop chemistry with teammates.
WeldieBlog: Bye Week Breakdown
With the Huskies men’s hockey team off this weekend, this gives us a good chance to take a look around the college hockey landscape to see how things are shaking out. Let's take a look at a few different teams from a few conferences around the college hockey landscape.
WeldieBlog: Huskies Bounce Back In CC Series
The Huskies were looking to cleanse its pallet after not getting any points in Denver against the Pioneers. They turned up the intensity in practice, and it showed on the ice.
WeldieBlog: Recruiting Wars
Think of it this way: Imagine you suspect your significant other is cheating on you with someone you know and you two break up. Shortly afterward, those two start hooking up. Kind of suspicious, right?
WeldieBlog: Frustrating Weekend For Huskies
It was a very uncharacteristic weekend for the Huskies. Maybe it was due to the first road series of the season or playing a ticked-off Denver squad that collapsed in both games against Western Michigan, but Denver was much more aggressive all weekend and the Huskies were unable to adapt.
WeldieBlog: #1 Huskies Head To Denver
The trip to Denver is the first time this season the Huskies will travel outside the state of Minnesota. It’s a big reason why the Huskies are undefeated and one that is a little understated.
WeldieBlog: Huskies Frozen Four Bound?
The Huskies will be ranked number one in the polls by noon on Monday. The last time the Huskies were ranked number one was back in December of 2013 for one week. That team finished the season 22-11-5 and lost in the West Regional Final to the University of Minnesota.