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Confidence proving to be the guiding light for CC’s Hansen

January 23rd, 2017

The children’s book “The Little Engine That Could” has nothing on Colorado College’s Matt Hansen. The senior knows he can, and he’s proved it by emerging as a value component on the Tigers’ best line this season, teaming with top scorers Mason Bergh and Luc Gerdes. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “His compete level has gone…

Pioneers’ Jaillet picks up NCHC Goaltender of the Week honors

January 17th, 2017

University of Denver goaltender Tanner Jaillet has been named NCHC Goaltender of the Week, collecting his third NCHC Goaltender of the Week award this season and fifth of his career. GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK Tanner Jaillet, Denver Junior Goaltender Red Deer, Alberta READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Jaillet backstopped the top-ranked Pioneers to a split at…

Denver’s Terry selected NCAA First Star of the Week

January 10th, 2017

After helping the United States’ gold-medal winning performance at the World Junior Championship, Troy Terry returned to the University of Denver to lead the Pioneers to a victory against Arizona State. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE On Tuesday, Terry was named the NCAA’s First Star of the Week. Terry made all three of his shootout attempts…

Trio of Colorado NCAA players nab weekly NCHC awards

January 10th, 2017

Underclassmen took over last weekend as all four Bauer National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Players of the Week for the week of Jan. 2-8, 2017, are either freshmen or sophomores. Three have Colorado ties. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Earning Bauer NCHC Player of the Week honors for Week 12 are Denver sophomore forward Troy Terry…

Thunderbirds alum, Parker native Hawkey selected Hockey East Goalie of the Month

January 4th, 2017

Providence College sophomore goaltender Hayden Hawkey has been named the Stop It Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for December. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE In six games during the month of December, the Parker native posted a 3-1-2 record, a league-best 1.47 goals-against average and ranked second in save percentage (.947). Hawkey stopped 47 of…

Thunderbirds graduate Ortega chosen NCHC Player of the Month

January 4th, 2017

University of Nebraska-Omaha senior forward Austin Ortega has been named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s (NCHC) Player of the Month for December. It is the second monthly award for Ortega, who picked up the same hardware in December of 2014. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Ortega led the NCHC in scoring in December with five goals…

Air Force’s Ledford named Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week

January 3rd, 2017

Air Force junior Tyler Ledford was named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey Conference Player of the Week for games ending Jan. 1. Ledford, from Colorado Springs, helped lead the team to a conference road sweep at Sacred Heart Dec. 30-31, with three points in the two games. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE In the first…

Former T-Bird Ortega, Colorado College freshman Leclerc net weekly NCHC honors

January 3rd, 2017

The Bauer National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Players of the Week for the weeks of Dec. 16, 2016 through Jan. 1, 2017 include University of Nebraska-Omaha senior forward Austin Ortega (Offensive Player of the Week) and Colorado College freshman netminder Alex Leclerc (Goaltender of the Week). Ortega is now a six-time NCHC Offensive Player of…

Concussion ends Edson’s on-ice career, but contributions still coming at Air Force

December 30th, 2016

Post-concussion symptoms have kept Max Edson from taking a regular shift for four years, but they haven’t prevented him from contributing to a successful college hockey program. The 24-year-old, once a highly-recruited forward prospect from Hermosa Beach, Calif., has displayed a rare perseverance while carving out an important niche as a video coordinator for the…

Rampage grad Blandina staying involved at NCAA D-I level with Robert Morris

December 21st, 2016

Brandon Blandina made a name for himself with the Colorado Rampage during his youth days. That success continued at NCAA Division I Robert Morris University, doing the dirty work that’s crucial to a hockey team’s success. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “Brandon played with a lot of energy,” said RMU head coach Derek Schooley. “He was…