Providence Assistant Mayotte Moving to Michigan

August 16, 2019 PRINT CHN Staff Report Related Articles Kris Mayotte Michigan Providence ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan has named Kris Mayotte to fill an assistant coaching vacancy created when Brian Wiseman left earlier this summer. Mayotte comes to Michigan from Providence, where he’s spent the last four seasons. “Kris is a proven winner who […]

Alaska Nanooks Staying Optimistic Despite Uncertainty

August 6, 2019 PRINT by Brad Joyal/CHN Reporter Related Articles Alaska FAIRBANKS, Alaska — One day at a time. That’s been the mantra for the University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey team since February, when Alaska governor Mike Dunleavy announced the 2020 state budget would include massive cuts to the state’s Department of Education. For months, […]

Alaska Programs Will Play This Year

August 3, 2019 PRINT Future Remains in Doubt After That CHN Staff Report Related Articles Alaska Alaska-Anchorage With its long-term fate still very much up in the air, it appears that at least for this season, Alaska and Alaska-Anchorage will be playing hockey. Facing a massive budget cut, the Alaska university system has been meeting, […]

A Push and a Shove

July 30, 2019 PRINT Hockey East Errs in Showing Bertagna Out the Door by Adam Wodon/Managing Editor (@CHN_AdamWodon) Related Articles Joe Bertagna Joe Bertagna is not the first person in hockey to be not-so-gently shoved aside by those thinking their “time’s up.” And you know, sometimes, it’s justified. These things aren’t easy to handle delicately, […]

Atlantic Hockey Adopts 3-on-3 OT, Shootout

July 22, 2019 PRINT CHN Staff Report Atlantic Hockey has become the fourth conference out of the six to adopt a 3-on-3 overtime, plus shootout, format. Like with the other leagues, the game will go down as a tie for NCAA purposes after the first 5-minute, 5-on-5 overtime period. The results of the 3-on-3 session, […]

19-20 Will Be Last Year for Bertagna as Hockey East Commissioner

July 22, 2019 PRINT CHN Staff Report Related Articles Joe Bertagna Harvard Joe Bertagna, the longest-serving conference commissioner in Division I hockey, will be stepping down from his post at Hockey East following the 2019-20 season, he said today. His contract was set to expire at the end of the season. This coming season will […]

The State of College Hockey in Florida

It may come as a surprise, but the state of Florida has a robust college hockey scene developing under its’ sunshine. While some institutions founded hockey teams in the 1990s, it took until the mid-2000s for the sport to find stable footing throughout colleges. Florida now has eight public and private universities with men’s ice-hockey […]

Fate of Alaska Programs Delayed 2 Weeks

July 16, 2019 PRINT CHN Staff Report Related Articles Alaska Alaska-Anchorage The fate of the two Alaska hockey programs may hang in the balance over the next few weeks. And the WCHA is trying to be prepared for a worst-case scenario. The state of Alaska, and consequently its university system, is facing extreme budget cuts […]

Greg Johnson, All-Time Leading Scorer at UND, Passes Away at 48

July 11, 2019 PRINT CHN Staff Report Related Articles North Dakota Greg Johnson, North Dakota’s all-time leading scorer, passed away Monday at his home in Michigan. He was 48 years old. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed. Johnson, a native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, played at North Dakota from 1989-93, scoring 74 goals […]

Alaska Reacts to WCHA Breakup News

June 29, 2019 PRINT CHN Staff Report Related Articles Alaska Alaska-Anchorage Late Friday, University of Alaska Fairbanks chancellor Dan White released a statement in response to the news from earlier in the day, that seven of the 10 WCHA schools planned to leave in two years, leaving three others behind. White indicated that none of […]