Monthly Archives: September 2011

A look at the potential lineup

With the first game starting Sunday, now is as good a time as any to look at how this time might look . With Madigan interested in not holding anything back in order to get his feet wet before the … Continue reading

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Hockey East Predictions: #1 Boston University

After the past 2 years of disappointing finishes and missing the NCAA tournament, Boston University comes into the 2011-2012 season stacked with talent. Losing only three players (one to graduation, one to early signing, and one to dismissal) means that … Continue reading

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Hockey East Predictions: #2 Boston College

Boston College is similar to UNH in a number of ways. They lose a lot of their top scorers, but retains so much secondary scoring and a deep defensive corp that they will be competitive. Moreover, BC brings in solid … Continue reading

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More Realignment Madness

If you follow college hockey, you’ve no doubt heard that the NCHC has added Western Michigan and St. Cloud as it’s 7th and 8th members. Unless Notre Dame joins, the NCHC is essentially closed for expansion for the near term. … Continue reading

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Hockey East Predictions: #3 UNH

UNH is an interesting team. The past few years, they lose a number of top scorers, and the question is naturally raised: Can they get offense? Every year, the senior class rises to the occasion and carries the team into NCAA playoffs, … Continue reading

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Hockey East Predictions: #4 Merrimack

Up next is Merrimack. Merrimack did great last year, advancing to the Hockey East final and the NCAA tournament, which it last made in 1988. Merrimack took some losses this offseason, but still retains their core of a team that … Continue reading

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Hockey East Predictions: #5 Northeastern

I’ll be honest. There’s a bit of a bias in this prediction. As I’ve said before, I believe spots 5-7 will be separated by a few points at most, in a tight battle that will go down to the last weekend. … Continue reading

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