UMD #1, St.Cloud #4 in pre-season hockey poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine 2018-19 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Preseason #1 (First-place votes in parentheses) Rank School Final 2017-18 Rank 2017-18 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. University of Minnesota Duluth, 505 (30) 3 25-16-3 1 2. Ohio State University, 456 (3) 2 26-10-5 1 3. University of Notre Dame, 431 1 28-10-2 1 4. St. Cloud State University, 379 (1) 6 25-9-6 1 5. Providence College, 369 8 24-12-4 1 6. University of Michigan, 355 4 22-15-3 1 7. Cornell University, 296 7 25-6-2 1 8. Boston University, 243 11 22-14-4 1 9. Boston College, 233 — 20-14-3 … Continue reading UMD #1, St.Cloud #4 in pre-season hockey poll

St.Cloud State taps Brett Larson as new men’s hockey coach

Brett Larson is the new head coach of the St.Cloud State Men’s Hockey program. Larson joins the staff at St. Cloud State with a decorated college hockey coaching resume that includes helping lead NCHC rival Minnesota Duluth to one of its most successful runs in the history of that program – including two NCAA championships.   “Brett is a trendously talented coach and has played a significant role in the success of the University of Minnesota Duluth’s men’s hockey program,” said               Heather Wee ms, St. Cloud State Director of Athletics.“As an assistant coach during … Continue reading St.Cloud State taps Brett Larson as new men’s hockey coach

St. Cloud State still #1 in USA Hockey poll

St. Cloud State University maintained the number one spot in the nation after picking up a win and a tie with 4th ranked Denver this past weekend. St. Cloud received 510 points and all 34 first-place votes … The Big Ten and NCHC have five teams in the rankings, ECAC Hockey and Hockey East Association have two and WCHA has one. Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2017-18 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. St. Cloud State University, 510 (34) 1 21-6-5 21 2. Cornell University, 459 2 23-4-2 15 3. Minnesota State University, 413 5 26-7-1 20 4. University of Notre Dame, 407 3 … Continue reading St. Cloud State still #1 in USA Hockey poll

Top ranked St.Cloud St knocks off Gophers 5-2

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team scored first against top-ranked St. Cloud State but could not capitalize on the early momentum, falling 5-2 at the National Hockey Center on Saturday night. No. 10 Minnesota (12-9-1, 4-7-1-1 Big Ten) did not get the start it wanted in the home-and home series with No. 1 St. Cloud State as the Huskies ripped 34 shots on net against Eric Schierhorn, while Minnesota had 11 of its 23 total shots in the third period. The road team jumped on the board early in the first when Mike Szmatula netted … Continue reading Top ranked St.Cloud St knocks off Gophers 5-2