With the prospect of a three-game playoff series this weekend, Colorado College brought 23 players to Grand Forks. The only players left behind in Colorado Springs were: Jordan DiGiando, Jared Hanson, Tyler Marble, Peter Maric, and Derek Shatzer. Only Shatzer is uninjured.
Here are 3 Things to Watch for the CC at North Dakota playoff series.
Like Colorado College, Denver’s only chance at making the NCAA Tournament is by winning the NCHC playoffs‘ automatic berth.
Here is College Hockey News’ quarterfinals preview. The Denver at Nebraska-Omaha series starts tonight.
ALL quarterfinal games this weekend will be streamed FREE of charge at the league website. Very smart move by the league
The outgoing WCHA commissioner is happy with how his final season played out.
The big thing, from a league finance standpoint, is that Alaska-Anchorage and Alaska-Fairbanks play in the first round based on standings, not on the now-defunct Alaska plan. That was scrapped after the league faced criticism. This match-up keeps the league from paying for a team to go to Alaska on short notice and means they only have to worry about one Alaska team advancing to Grand Rapids. Mich. next week. It could not have worked out any better for the WCHA and commissioner Bruce McLeod, one of the good guys in college hockey.