Each week, USCHO.com will present its Plays of the Week via our YouTube channel (photo: Casey B. Gibson).
Idle Minnesota State stays No. 1 in USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll; undefeated Cornell moves to No. 2
With 36 first-place votes, Minnesota State remains the No. 1 team in the USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll this week (photo: Shelley M. Szwast).
Cornell, North Dakota, Penn State with big weekends, and a defense of Jerry York against ‘idiotic’ comments: Weekend Review podcast Season 2 Episode 7
Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger look back at the games of November 14-16, 2019, including Cornell's North Country sweep over Clarkson and St. Lawrence, Notre Dame and Wisconsin's split and how good the Badgers are, Harvard's 6-0-0 start, North Dakota's five-point weekend at Denver, Penn State's two romps at Minnesota, a good comeback by Mercyhurst after a blowout at the hands of American International, and more. Plus a defense of Jerry York's decision to stay behind the bench for Boston College before heading to the Hockey Hall of Fame induction, and how Canadian media still fails to understand college hockey in the U.S.
Monday 10: Two teams still boast undefeated records, North Dakota back on track, logjam in WCHA standings
Each week, USCHO.com will pick the top 10 moments from the past weekend in our Monday 10 feature (photo: Bradley K. Olson).
Here is a rundown of how the top 20 teams in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll of Nov. 11 fared in games over the Nov. 15-16 weekend (photo: Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletics).
SATURDAY ROUNDUP: No. 9 North Dakota stymies No. 2 Denver Saturday night in key NCHC conference matchup
Ninth-ranked North Dakota added some color to the scoresheet in defeating No. 2 Denver 4-1 on the road Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 6,308 at Magness Arena (photo: North Dakota Athletics).
Cam Donaldson and Jeff Malott each posted a goal and an assist to lead No. 3 Cornell past No. 7 Clarkson at Cheel Arena Friday night (photo: Jim Meagher).
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Maybe it’s time to put the narrative about Notre Dame being a defensive team to bed (photo: Jim Rosvold).
New Hampshire getting offense from high-end blueliners, but no huge emphasis on creating balanced pairings
If you have watched college hockey – or any elite level of hockey – over the past decade or so, you understand that using the term "defenseman" to describe the two players on each shift who help protect the front of the net is probably selling the efforts of those players a little short (photo: Rich Gagnon).
Around mid-October, Western Michigan was mired in a mini-slump, having lost three straight games. After a strong start to the season with a tie and win in the Ice Breaker tournament, the Broncos were swept by Bowling Green and then suffered an ignominious 4-0 defeat to in-state rival Michigan (photo: Bradley K. Olson).
After offseason departures, Harvard finding depth, success coming from players taking advantage of opportunities
It wasn’t long ago that Harvard had some good teams held back by lack of depth on defense. That changed over the last several seasons, as the Crimson defenders helped drive the pace of play and create offense from the back end (photo: Harvard Athletics).
Air Force struggled out of the gate, going winless in the team's first seven games, unprecedented in the 23 years coach Frank Serratore has been behind the Air Force bench (photo: Omar Phillips).
At a time where most coaches are just figuring out what kind of team they have and whether or not they can make a run at their respective conference titles, one coach in the WCHA has a lot more on his plate than just coaxing out some wins (photo: Skip Hickey).
Prior to the Hockey East season beginning, there was a lot of talk of goaltenders (photo: Rich Gagnon).
Scoring 10 goals in one weekend is nothing new for Penn State. Giving up only three, as the Nittany Lions did against Wisconsin last weekend, is (photo: Omar Phillips).
Most Midco Sports Network intermission segments during North Dakota home games follow a familiar pattern: highlights, player and coach interviews plus pre-recorded features (photo courtesy Alex Heinert).
After everything that happened in Alaska during the offseason, you can be sure that Erik Largen is relieved to be able to just focus on hockey again (photo: Paul H. McCarthy).
Union winger Jack Adams has experienced more heartbreak and hard luck in the last 14 months than any 22-year-old should have to endure (photo: Union Athletics).
The greater hockey community is known for its commitment to service (photos: Canisius/AIC Athletics).