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Thunderbirds alum Saville picks up weekly college hockey honors from NCHC

October 5th, 2021

Omaha’s Isaiah Saville has been named the NCHC’s Goaltender of the Week. Saville was strong in net to backstop Omaha to a season-opening split with Lake Superior State last weekend. In Saturday’s season opener, Saville compiled 15 saves in a 4-3 overtime defeat. The next night, Saville racked up 24 saves, including nine in the…

Colorado College celebrates new Ed Robson Arena with ribbon cutting ceremony

September 19th, 2021

A project in the making for five years became a reality on Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ed Robson Arena and the Mike and Barbara Yalich Student Services Center on the campus of Colorado College. Former CC hockey player Ed Robson and Barbara Yalich joined Colorado College President L. Song Richardson, Colorado Springs…

Fort Collins high school coach Strom takes position at NCAA D-I Michigan State

September 13th, 2021

Michigan State University has announced that Dylan Strom has joined the NCAA Division I program as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. Strom is an active duty member of the Untied States Air Force and comes to MSU from Colorado, where he has served as a high school head coach. Strom was the…

RoughRiders grad King wraps NCAA career, stays on ice with Finland pro hockey contract

July 9th, 2021

Cory King finished his NCAA career this past spring at Chatham University, a Division III school in Pittsburgh. The last few months have seen the New Mexico native and Rocky Mountain RoughRiders standout graduate with a degree in Business Management and sign a professional hockey contract with the HC Giants program in Finland. “My expectation…

Colorado College chooses Michigan assistant Mayotte as Tigers’ new head coach

April 8th, 2021

Colorado College on Wednesday named Kris Mayotte the 15th head coach in the history of its hockey program. Mayotte replaces Mike Haviland, who left the team March 19 after a 4-17-2 season in 2020-21, his seventh with the Tigers. In Mayotte’s 10 years as a Division I assistant and associate head coach, he helped his…

After two seasons at Colorado College, Erie native Slavin inks NHL contract with Blackhawks

March 18th, 2021

Josiah Slavin came to Colorado College already an NHL prospect after the Chicago Blackhawks selected him in the seventh round (193rd overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft. Earlier this week, the Erie native signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Chicago after his sophomore season and will head to the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, the Blackhawks’ top…

Niwot’s Herbst rings in 21st birthday with commitment to NCAA Division I Ohio State

March 6th, 2021

Many people want to celebrate their 21st birthday with a huge party. Reilly Herbst went one level past that, deciding on his long-term future and committing to play NCAA Division I hockey for Ohio State University. The Niwot native is enjoying his final season of junior eligibility with the USHL’s Omaha Lancers, a team he…

Peyton native, Tigers grad Buchholz commits to first NCAA class at Rivier University

January 12th, 2021

Eric Buchholz is playing his first full season for the EHL’s Walpole Express, and after the first half, his play is getting noticed. Earlier this week, the 2001-born Peyton native committed to play NCAA Division III hockey next fall at Rivier University. Rivier is located in Nashua, N.H., and will play its inaugural season starting…

Colorado College legend, longtime USA Hockey administrator Berglund passes away at 80

December 21st, 2020

Art Berglund, whose roles with USA Hockey as an administrator spanned parts of five decades, passed away the morning of December 19. He was 80. Berglund, who was part of the staff of more than 30 U.S. teams, including six Olympic squads and eight national junior teams, had a widespread impact on the U.S. international…

Boulder native Clurman chosen captain for NCAA Division I Notre Dame

November 5th, 2020

Nate Clurman is as solid a defenseman as one will see in NCAA Division I hockey. Clurman isn’t a big point producer, but that’s not his game. The Boulder native is more about keeping the puck out of his own zone, playing a quiet game on the blue line. His play should get louder this…

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