The strangest thing over the weekend was how the collapse happened on Friday. I have never seen a Husky period like that. I tried to think of times where we spectacularly blew a period, but there hasn't been one.
Last year I was a huge fan of the Broncos. I loved Matheson Iacopelli, Griffen Molino, and Sheldon Dries. All of them finished double digits in goals and ended up making the Frozen Faceoff and NCAA tournament.
Yes, I did mention the Pairwise. I think you can start to look at the Pairwise once the calendar turns over as a bearing of where you are in regard to other teams. However, it is still too volatile to put too much stock into them.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks look to bump off the NCHC leader for the second week in a row as they prepare for a massive early season match up at St. Cloud State Huskies. Friday’s game starts at 7:37 pm, while Saturday’s game starts at 7 pm.
With Western Michigan getting swept at North Dakota, that means the Huskies have now jumped into first place in the conference. North Dakota is second just one point behind the Huskies. That makes this weekend’s match-up all the more enticing.
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.
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.
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?