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HUSKIES TO FACE RESURGENT CC TIGERS IN HOME SERIES

The Huskies will receive a significant challenge from the Tigers this weekend. They’ve had success on the road thus far this season and have had success in St. Cloud winning 4 of the last 10 games. They have some legitimate goal scorers in Mason Bergh, Trey Bradley and Nick Halloran and a quality goaltender in Alex Leclerc.  Special teams have been a weakness  for Colorado College and the Huskies will need to take advantage of that if given the opportunity. The Huskies need to get back to more disciplined play and stay out of the penalty box. They’ve incurred 29 penalties for 75 minutes or an average of 8 minutes per game in the last four games.  MORE HERE

PIONEERS COMPLETE SWEEP OF SCSU 5-1

Denver, CO – A marquee series between two top-ranked teams culminated in a frustrating penalty-filled contest as the Huskies were swept by a 5-1 score at Magness Arena on Saturday, November 11. In what should have been a highly entertaining game between two skilled teams evolved into a special teams battle won by Denver with three of their goals scored on the power play.  The Huskies on the other hand were whistled 12 times for 38 minutes and failed on five of their own man-advantage opportunities in a disappointing weekend. The losses dropped the SCSU overall record to 7-2-0 and their NCHC record to 2-2-0.

After a scoreless first period, the Pioneers took control in the second period with three consecutive goals in the first  9:35.  DU’s Adam Plant beat the Huskies Hrenak short-side high with a wrist shot from the right circle for a 1-0 lead.  Twenty eight seconds later Tyson McLellan beat Hrenak once again on an identical shot from the right circle for a two-goal lead.  The Pioneers added another power play goal at 9:35 off a shot through traffic by Adam Plant from the point for his second goal of the game. SCSU finally got on the board at 11:14 with Kevin Fitzgerald’s ( Jackson | Winiecki) third goal of the year. Robby Jackson fed Fitzgerald from behind the goal and Fitzgerald scored on a point-blank shot from ten feet out to narrow the DU lead to 3-1. The period also saw a continuing onslaught of penalties. After five penalties in the first period, another four were called in the second including the most damaging – a five-minute major and game misconduct to the Huskies Jimmy Schuldt for a check from behind at 13:49. However, the Huskies were able to weather the storm and contain the game to a manageable score of 3-1 despite being outshot 16-5.

The Huskies again got themselves in penalty trouble a minute into period three as Easton Brodzinski was assessed a five-minute major for boarding. This time the Pioneers made them pay with a power play goal off a deflection by Dylan Gambrell at 2:43 for a 4-1 lead. The Pioneers closed out the scoring in the game at 14:02 with a goal by Jarid Lukosevicius, his third of the weekend. Another nine penalties were assessed  before the end of the game making for a total of 21 penalties for 56 minutes.

Denver outshot the Huskies 42 to 23 for the contest with SCSU’s David Hrenak stopping 37 of 42 shots in a tough outing for the first-year player. The Pioneers Tanner Jaillet stopped 21 of 22 shots on goal to improve his record to 5-1-2. For the game, the Huskies were 0 for 5 on the man-advantage while Denver was 3 for 8.

Stars of the Game: #1 Adam Plant (Denver) #2 Dylan Gambrell (Denver) #3 Tyson McLellan (Denver)

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | DENVER STORY | SC TIMES STORY | DENVER POST STORY

PIONEERS SNAP STREAK WITH 4-2 WIN OVER SCSU

Denver, CO – Sophomore forward Henrik Borgstrom has made a practice of feasting on the Huskies in his short career at DU. During the 2016-17 season, he had three goals in four games including two game-winners. On Friday, Borgstrom again victimized the Huskies scoring twice in a 4-2 win at Magness Arena in Denver, CO.  Fellow mates Jarid Luosevicius, Troy Terry and Dylan Gambrell also combined for 4 points including the game-winner and two goals from Lucosevcius. The win snapped a Husky seven-game streak to start the season and also a two-game losing streak by the Pioneers.

With the two squads attempting to create some flow in the first period, Borgstrom was the first to do damage on a nifty goal at 12:31 of the period. Borgstrom stick handled laterally across the goalmouth fending off JImmy Schuldt who was attempting to defend and lifted the puck over Jeff Smith for a 1-0 DU lead. That was the extent of the scoring in the period although the Huskies had two unsuccessful man-advantage opportunities.  The Huskies outshot DU 13 to 8 in the period.

The Huskies did respond early in period two with a goal by Mika Ilvonen (Jackson/Newell) , his first career goal at 5:06. Robby Jackson curled from the right corner and fed Ilvonen who buried his own rebound to knot the game at 1-1. But, Denver regained the lead at 9:35 on Lukosevicius’s first of two goals of the contest.  A turnover at the red line by SCSU’s Jack Ahcan created a 3X1 in the other direction with Dylan Gambrell connecting with Lucosevicius at the goalmouth for a tap-in and a 2-1 lead. Again, the Huskies had two additional power play opportunities in the period but Denver shut down both. The Pioneers had the 11-7 shot advantage in the period.

Denver extended their lead to two goals on a power play goal by Lucosevicius, his second of the game. A shot from the point by Ian Mitchell was deflected by Lucosevicius for a 3-1 lead. A possible turning point in the game occurred with slightly over nine minutes to go in regulation as an apparent goal by SCSU’s Eyssimont was waved off after review. Judd Peterson made a strong move from behind the goal to feed Eyssimont who back-handed a shot for a seemingly one goal deficit. However, the officials ruled Peterson interfered with DU goaltender Jaillet and waved it off clearly stunting some momentum for the Huskies. Peterson also collided with a Denver defender on the play which could be argued led to the contact between Peterson and Jaillet. The Huskies again attempted to rally with a power play goal – their first in six attempts during the game at 18:58 by Blake Winiecki (Schuldt | Jackson).  Schuldt threw a knuckleball toward the net that was defected by Winiecki to narrow the score to 3-2. Borgstrom then scored his second goal of the game into an empty SCSU net at 19:28 to wrap up the win for the Pioneers.

SCSU outshot Denver 34 to 29 for the contest. Denver shut down the 30%+ power play only allowing one goal on six attempts for SCSU. Denver was 1 for 2 on their man-advantage opportunities. Jeff Smith suffered his first loss of the season turning aside 25 of 28 Denver shots on goal to see his record fall to 4-1-0. Tanner Jaillet stopped 32/34 shots on goal in the win.

Looking sluggish at times and having difficulty creating any flow for large segments of the game, the Huskies were clearly being countered by some good gap control by the Pioneers who forced way too many turnovers by SCSU. the Huskies will have to regroup and do a much better job on the man-advantage which could have been the difference between a win and a loss on Friday. The assumption is David Hrenak will get the call in goal for Saturday’s contest. Also, assume some slight roster juggling at both the defense and forward positions.

Stars of the Game: #1 Jarid Lukosevicius (Denver) #2 Tanner Jaillet (Denver) #3 Mika Ilvonen (SCSU)

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HUSKIES FACE HUGE ROAD TEST VS #3 DENVER

This should be a dandy of a series between two of the top teams in the NCHC and the country. I’m sure the Pioneers had a heated week of practice after an upsetting sweep at the hands of the Western Michigan Broncos last weekend in Kalamazoo. This will be the Huskies first road extended road trip of the season as they head to Denver. The Huskies earlier had a same day road trip to Mankato to start the season. MORE HERE

HRENAK GETS SHUTOUT AND HUSKIES SWEEP UMD

St. Cloud, MN – Forget about the six game winless streak vs the UMD Bulldogs at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. That streak was quickly extinguished in a weekend sweep of #8 ranked UMD after a 5-0 route on Saturday. After a tough battle with UMD to earn a 5-3 win Friday, the undermanned Bulldogs had little in the tank in the rematch and were unable to solve first-year goaltender David Hrenak who earned his first collegiate shutout. The banged up Bulldogs who were missing three key forwards and two defenseman lacked the horses to sustain three periods of play with the undefeated Huskies and ultimately fell victim to the relentless attack of the SCSU squad. MORE HERE

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HUSKIES FIGHT OFF BULLDOGS 5-3 IN NCHC OPENER

St. Cloud, MN –  Give the UMD Bulldogs all the credit in the world. After a short week of practice following a trip to Orono, Maine they found themselves missing three top forwards and a defenseman yet pushed the Huskies deep into the third period before falling 5-3 at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. Special teams played a major role with a combined 17 penalties for 45 minutes including an odd five-minute major whistled on SCSU’s Will Borgen for interference. Yet, as the Huskies have done in nearly every game, they rallied late to tie down another victory and maintain their unblemished record at 6-0-0. MORE HERE

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#2 HUSKIES CLASH WITH #8 BULLDOGS IN NCHC OPENER

#2 St. Cloud State University Huskies (5-0-0 | 0-0-0 NCHC) vs #8 UMD Bulldogs (4-2-2 | 0-0-0 NCHC)
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HRENAK AND HUSKIES DEFEAT BOSTON COLLEGE 3-1 FOR SWEEP

St.Cloud, MN – Like a well-oiled machine with interchangeable parts the #2/3 ranked SCSU Huskies raced out to a 3-0 lead and then let their defense take over as the Huskies swept hockey blue blood Boston College 3-1 at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Saturday. MORE HERE

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ANOTHER HUSKIES RALLY AND ANOTHER WIN - SCSU 5 BC 2

St. Cloud, MN – It’s a bad habit to find yourself in a multi-goal deficit early in a game. However, the #2/3 ranked Huskies are finding ways to rebound from these early deficits so far during this young season, On Friday, the Huskies once again found themselves down by two goals early in period two but rallied to score five straight goals in a key 5-2 win over Hockey East powerhouse Boston College.
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HUSKIES TO HOST BOSTON COLLEGE IN ST. CLOUD THIS WEEKEND

This will be one of the marquee games in the world of college hockey this weekend. A true traditional hockey power, this will be a great opportunity for the St. Cloud fans to see a non-conference opponent they rarely see outside of NCAA play. Both teams are similar with their style of play and you’ll see a lot of north/south hockey and outstanding speed possessed by both teams. The key for the Huskies is to be able to solve Boston College’s top goaltender, Joseph Woll. Coach Motzko is very familiar with this goaltender as Woll was a member of the Motzko coached World Junior team in 2017. MORE HERE

HUSKIES GET OVERTIME WIN TO SWEEP NANOOKS

St. Cloud, MN – It’s a long trip from Fairbanks Alaska to St. Cloud. After a frustrating loss on Friday, you’d think the visiting Nanooks would have little fight left in them. Not to be. The squad from Alaska fought tooth and nail and pushed the host Huskies into overtime before losing  by a 5-4 score at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on Saturday. In a wild one, the lead changed four times before the Huskies nailed down an overtime win on a Nick Poehling goal at 2:06 of overtime. To top things off, the goal was assisted by twin brother Jack Poehling for a fitting end to this non-conference weekend.  And, younger brother Ryan, scored the game tying goal late in the third period to place them into the position to earn the OT game winner. MORE HERE

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EPIC COMEBACK BY SCSU DERAILS NANOOKS 6-3

St. Cloud, MN – The #4/6 ranked SCSU Huskies overcame a dismal start to Friday’s game vs the visiting Alaska Nanooks to rattle off six consecutive goals and earn a 6-3 win at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. Junior captain and defenseman Jimmy Schuldt once again provided the offensive spark with two power play goals and sophomore forward Nick Poehling added two of his own in the impressive comeback for the Huskies. MORE HERE

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HUSKIES HOST ALASKA NANOOKS IN NON-CONFERENCE SERIES

#4/#6 St. Cloud State University Huskies (1-0-0 | 0-0-0 NCHC) vs University of Alaska Nanooks (0-1-1 | 0-0-0 WCHA) MORE HERE

SCSU VS MSU Part II

St. Cloud, MN – We learned a few things following the Huskies 4-0 road win at Mankato on Saturday, October 7th. MORE HERE

HUSKIES SMITH AND DEFENSE SHUT DOWN MAVERICKS 4-0

Mankato, MN – Coach Motzko has stressed the importance of good goaltender play if the team is to have success this season. He’s also showered his defensive unit with praise stating it’s the most depth he’s had at this position since he took over the helm at SCSU. Both were instrumental in a hard-fought 4-0 road win vs the WCHA’s top team in Mankato on Saturday, October 7. Smith stopped all 42 shots he faced and junior defensemen Jimmy Schuldt and Jon Lizotte led the offense with goals in the non-conference win over the Mavericks. MORE HERE

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HUSKIES TO FACE MAVERICKS IN KEY SEASON OPENER

The #6/9 ranked St. Cloud State University Huskies (0-0-0 | 0-0-0 ) open the 2017-18 regular season with a road trip to #15/18 Minnesota State University Mankato ( 0-0-0 | 0-0-0) at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, MN on Saturday, October 7. Game time is at 7:07 PM CT.  MORE HERE

BUCS FORWARD SAM HENTGES COMMITS TO SCSU

Another future Husky made a commitment via twitter on October 2nd as Des Moines Buccaneers forward Sam Hentges announced ” Proud to announce my commitment to play hockey at St. Cloud State University! Thanks to everyone who has helped me along the way!” The 6’0″ 175 pound forward is a native of Fridley, MN and was a three-year player for Totino-Grace H.S, prior to joining the Buccaneers. Hentges was drafted #237 in round 5 of the 2017 Phase II USHL Draft.  MORE HERE


SCSU VS U OF REGINA PART II

St. Cloud, MN – Before we get too crazy about the 8-0 result on Saturday vs Regina keep in mind the Huskies have now outscored  the Cougars 25-4 in three meetings. Sister school, Minnesota State University Mankato matched the Huskies result on Sunday also winning 8-0. Nevertheless, it was a good environment for the coaching staff to evaluate the first-year players, fiddle with line combinations and tinker with the special teams play. MORE HERE

LIZOTTE AND SCSU BURY REGINA 8-0 IN EXHIBITION

St. Cloud, MN – Granted, there’s a few things to work on but whenever you throw 53 shots on goal, get 6 points out of first-year players and a shutout on a combined effort of three goaltenders you have to be pleased.  The Huskies were not hospitable hosts burying the puck eight times in a 8-0 exhibition win over the University of Regina on Saturday, September 30. And, oh by the way, not a bad effort when you figure just nine hours earlier the Huskies were skating in their first formal practice of the season.  MORE HERE

HUSKIES TO OPEN 2017-18 SEASON WITH EXHIBITION VS REGINA

St. Cloud, MN – The 2017-18 edition of the St. Cloud State University men’s hockey team begins its formal team practice on Saturday, September 30th with a two-hour session in preparation for an exhibition game that same evening with The University of Regina Cougars. This is a rematch with the same team SCSU defeated  6-2 a year ago in St. Cloud.  The Huskies are coming off a 16-19-1 2016-17 season, their lowest number of wins since the 2010-11 season.
The 2017-18 squad has added seven first-year players after losing four to graduation and two others (Driscoll and Chowlowski) who have moved on to play elsewhere. The Huskies have added goaltender David Hrenak, defensemen Tyler Anderson and Lucas Jaycox and forwards Easton Brodzinski, Blake Lizotte, Will Hammer and Kevin Fitzgerald. MORE HERE

JUNIOR CLASS READY TO LEAD SCSU INTO 2017-18 SEASON

St. Cloud, MN – After a record setting 31 wins in 2015-16 the Huskies had an enormous task ahead of them heading into the 2016-17 season. Losing 219 points of offense and All-American goaltender Charlie Lindgren made the 2016-17 season a certain rebuilding year for the Huskies. They finished with a 16-19-1 record – the lowest number of wins for Coach Bob Motzko since the 2010-11 season and second lowest since he took over the reigns in 2005-06. Nevertheless, Motzko was upbeat about his squad last season feeling he had a good nucleus of players to work with and a “fresh feel” about the team. Certainly, although not intended, a great deal of pressure was placed on the large sophomore class to act as a ballast as they treaded the choppy waters of the NCHC. Not helping matters was the reliance on two first-year goaltenders, Jeff Smith and Zach Driscoll who had their struggles the first half of the season in the rugged NCHC as the Huskies barely kept their head above .500 with a 9-8-1 overall record. However, as the season continued the sophomores did perform finishing the season with five of the top seven points scorers and a defense led by sophomores Jimmy Schuldt, Will Borgen and Jon Lizzotte. Goaltending took a turn for the better as well with Jeff Smith taking over the majority of minutes compiling a 92% save percentage over the second half of the season. Thus, with the official first day of practice this Saturday (9/30) the coaching staff is upbeat about the team and anxious to continue the momentum they started in the second half of the 2016-17 season. The normally sedate Coach Motzko even willing to proclaim the team is “light years ahead of where we were at this time last year. There’s great excitement. the guys are in great shape.” Early predictions have the Huskies finishing second in the NCHC preseason poll and ranked ninth in the USCHO and sixth in the USA Hockey/USA Today preseason polls. Experience, depth and improved goaltending should lead the Huskies to success in 2017-18. In particular, the junior class consisting of eight returning players will be expected to carry a heavy load both on offense and defense. With that said, here’s a preview of the team by position as they head into an exhibition game with Regina on Saturday, September 30th. MORE HERE

HUSKIES RELOAD WITH 2017-18 CLASS OF RECRUITS

It’s a never-ending process in Division One college hockey. Players graduating, signing pro contracts, transferring to other programs and defecting for various reasons. The collegiate coaching staff has to constantly be on the move evaluating players to fill gaps in their rosters three to four years down the road. Like a successful salesperson, they need to prospect, make a proposal to a prospective recruit and finally close the deal. Competition nationally for the elite player is intense and the coaching staffs that project properly and get entrenched early on these players ultimately will have the upper hand in closing the deal. The SCSU coaching staff has done their homework well and is bringing in a diverse group of quality players in it’s 2017-18 freshman class. This class is the result of three to four years of diligent recruiting and will supplement a roster ready to make some noise this season. With that said, let’s take a look at the 2017-18 group of first-year players:
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SCSU NETS ANOTHER LOCAL PLAYER IN SARTELL'S MEIER

The SCSU coaching staff continued loading their future player base with local players with the commitment of Sartell-St.Stephen High School’s Spencer Meier. The 6’3″ 186 pound defenseman announced via twitter on Spetember 20th that he has committed to the Huskies. He posted ” Proud to announce my commitment to play hockey at St. Cloud State University. Thank you to everyone who has helped along the way.” The is the third local player to commit to SCSU in the past week following commitments by Annandale’s Ben Ward and St. Cloud Cathedral’s Nate Warner.
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ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL'S NATE WARNER COMMITS TO SCSU

The SCSU Huskies have received a commitment from another local player as forward Nate Warner of St. Cloud Cathedral announced via Twitter on September 15 that he has committed to the Huskies. Warner wrote “Proud to announce my commitment to play hockey at St. Cloud State University. Thanks to everyone who helped along the way.” MORE HERE

MONTICELLO STAR BEN WARD COMMITS TO THE HUSKIES

Ben Ward, one of the eye-opening players in the 2017 Minnesota State High School League Class A tourney has announced via twitter that he has committed to play hockey for the SCSU Huskies. He announced on September 15 “Proud to announce I’ve committed to play DI hockey for St. Cloud State University! Thanks to everyone for all the support.”  Ward, one of the team captains for Monticello | Annandale | Maple Lake high school finished the 2016-17 season as the team leader in points with 23 goals and 34 assists for 57 points averaging over two points per game. the 5’9″ 155 pound right-handed forward was highly effective in the state Class A tourney with 2 goals and 5 assists for 7 points in three games. His efforts earned him to be named to the Class A All-Tournament team. He was also named to the Minnesota AP All-State Third Team following the 2016-17 season. MORE HERE

SCSU's DRISCOLL DEPARTS FOR JUNIOR HOCKEY

It pretty much came down to a numbers game. After consultations with the SCSU coaching staff, sophomore to be goaltender Zach Driscoll has made the decision to play Junior Hockey for the Omaha Lancers of the United States Junior Hockey League in 2017-18. With a year of eligibility remaining for junior hockey Driscoll has several choices. He could choose to take a red shirt year and return to SCSU with another year of high level hockey behind him or transfer to another NCAA program. Driscoll apparently is leaving his options open. MORE HERE

CENTERICEVIEW SCSU ROAD TRIP RANKING 2017-18

I’ve been a St. Cloud State University hockey road warrior since 1986 and have literally been to nearly every hockey venue the team has visited since. As such, it probably gives me a bit of credibility to compile a list of the top destinations for SCSU hockey fans to attend during the 2017-18 season. Keeping in mind that fans have different travel budgets and tastes my list won’t be suited to every fan. However, logistically, this years schedule allows most fans to travel by vehicle to five of the destinations out of nine this season. And, with a little planning, all five of these road trips can be done reasonably without a lot of pain to your budget. So, with that said here’s my list of the top road trip destinations (with comments) for SCSU hockey fans for the 2017-18 season:
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THREE SCSU HUSKIES SELECTED IN 2017 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Ryan Poehling (Forward, Lakeville, MN) – Round One | 25th selection by the Montreal Canadiens

Poehling will return to the Huskies as an 18 year old sophomore in 2017-18. The youngest player in NCAA Division One Hockey in 2016-17, Poehling will look to build upon his experience in the NCHC to play a more prominent role for SCSU and to build upon his 7-6-13 statistics in 2016-17. An aggressive and skilled forward with size, Poehling can play both ends of the rink and has added size and strength and he will be counted on by the Huskies to be a leader in 2017-18. MORE HERE

SCSU'S POEHLING SELECTED IN FIRST ROUND BY MONTREAL

St. Cloud, MN – For the second consecutive year, the SCSU Huskies have had a player selected in the first-round of the NHL Entry Draft. On Friday, June 23, the Montreal Canadiens chose Poehling as the 25th pick in the first-round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. In the process,  Poehlng, who at age 17 was the youngest player in Division I college hockey during the 2016-17 season, became the second highest drafted player in SCSU history behind Dennis Cholowski who was drafted 20th by the Detroit Red Wings in 2016. It also placed Poehling as the highest drafted forward ever surpassing Matt Cullen who was the 35th pick in the second round of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Anahem Ducks.
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HUSKIES SNARE ANOTHER DEFENSEMAN IN BRADY ZIEMER

St. Cloud, MN – The SCSU Huskies have added another defenseman to the shopping cart with the commitment of Holy Family Catholic’s Brady Ziemer. The Hutchinson, MN native announced via twitter on June 14 ” Proud to announce my commitment to play DI hockey at St. Cloud State University. Thanks to everyone who has helped along the way.” MORE HERE

HUSKIES GET RARE MJHL RECRUIT IN TYLER ANDERSON

St. Cloud, MN- You’d have to go back to the 2000-01 season to find a player on the SCSU roster from Winnipeg, Manitoba. That season, the Huskies roster included all-purpose player, Ritchie Larson and future NHLer Tyler Arnason. Larson was probably the last Husky to skate in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League playing for the Winnipeg South Blues in the late 90’s. So, in a rarity for the Huskies, they recently received a commitment from one of the top defensemen in the league, Tyler Anderson of the Steinbach Pistons. Anderson, from Winnipeg, announced via Twitter on June 3rd “Excited to announce my commitment to SCSU. Cannot thank the people who believed in me and sacrificed for me enough.” MORE HERE

ST. CLOUD NATIVE WILL HAMMER COMMITS TO THE HUSKIES

St. Cloud, MN –  SCSU added a big body and seasoned junior hockey player in St. Cloud native Will Hammer who has announced his commitment to play for the Huskies. The St. Cloud Cathedral graduate announced via twitter on May 11 “Proud to announce my commitment to SCSU. It’s been a long journey! Thanks to everyone who helped me along the way.” Long journey may be an understatement as Hammer put in three years and 169 games in the NAHL between the Aberdeen Wings and Minnesota Magicians prior to commiting to the Huskies. MORE HERE

SCSU HOCKEY UPDATES FROM THE VIEW (4/21/2017)

The Huskies revealed their complete 2017-18 schedule and it’s certainly a much more fan friendly calendar than that of 2016-17. Definitely of interest is the non-conference series with Boston College at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center on October 20/21. This will be the first meeting with Boston College since a loss to the Eagles in the Florida College Classic in 2004. The Boston College trip to St. Cloud is part of a multi-year agreement with Boston College and Northeastern University of Hockey East. During the 2018-19 season, SCSU will travel to Boston to face Northeastern and Boston College in a weekend non-conference series. Northeastern travels to St. Cloud for a non-conference series in 2019-20 and the Huskies return to Boston to face the Eagles in 2020-21.
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SCSU HOCKEY UPDATES FROM THE VIEW

Lincoln Stars defenseman, Lucas Jaycox announced via twitter on Thursday, April 13 that he has commited to the Huskies for the 2017-18 season. The 6’2″ 194 pound 19 year-old defenseman from Warroad, MN has played two plus years for the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League. A defensive oriented blueliner, Jaycox has 3 goals and 18 assists for 21 points in  122 games including 107 PIM and +24. MORE HERE

2017-18 SCSU MEN'S HOCKEY NCHC CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has released its composite conference only schedule for 2017-18. St. Cloud State will have 12 scheduled conference series not including the playoffs. This season they will have 6 home series and 6 away conference series. They will play home and home series with Minnesota-Duluth, Denver University, Omaha, North Dakota and Western Michigan and single series with Colorado College (Home only) and Miami (Away only) MORE HERE

FUTURE HUSKIES SCORE WELL IN USHL

With the completion of the United State Hockey League’s regular season, several future Huskies ended up near the top of the charts in offense.

Blake Lizotte of the Fargo Force made a strong run for the leagues scoring title but fell just short finishing second in scoring to Northeastern’s recruit Zach Solow. Lizotte finished the regular season with 19 goals and 46 assists for 65 points in 56 games. He finished 4 points behind Solow in the final tally.  Fargo continues play in the USHL playoffs this week vs Waterloo. Following the playoffs, Lizotte will take his talents to the Huskies for the 2017-18 season. MORE HERE

2016-17 Archives

DENVER IS 2017 FROZEN FOUR CHAMPION
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BULLDOG RALLY FALLS SHORT IN FROZEN FOUR TITLE GAME
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RYAN PAPA TO TRANSFER TO ATLANTIC CONFERENCE TEAM
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FROZEN FOUR: DENVER DOMINATES IN 6-1 WIN OVER NOTRE DAME
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FROZEN FOUR: BULLDOGS WIN ANOTHER CLOSE ONE 2-1
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2017 FROZEN FOUR - A VIEW FROM CENTER ICE
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CHOLOWSKI DEPARTS AFTER ONE SEASON AT SCSU
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SCSU HUSKY UPDATES FROM THE VIEW
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DENVER DOMINATES IN WIN OVER PSU TO ADVANCE TO FROZEN FOUR
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OVERTIME WIN SENDS BULLDOGS TO FROZEN FOUR
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JONNY BRODZINSKI GETS CALL TO LA KINGS..BRINGS BACK MEMORIES
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UMD CAPTURES FROZEN FACEOFF CHAMPIONSHIP IN THRILLER
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NCHC FROZEN FACEOFF: UND EDGES DENVER 1-0 IN EPIC BATTLE
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NCHC FROZEN FACEOFF: UMD ADVANCES WITH 5-2 WIN OVER WMU
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2017 NCHC FROZEN FACEOFF PREVIEW
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NCHC PLAYOFFS: HUSKIES SEASON ENDS IN 6-5 OT LOSS TO UND
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UND STORY | SC TIMES | GRAND FORKS HERALD | PHOTOS

NCHC PLAYOFFS: HUSKIES DROP GAME ONE TO UND 5-2
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POST GAME INTERVIEWS

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HUSKIES FACE SEASON DECIDING SERIES IN NCHC PLAYOFFS VS UND
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CC TIGERS DERAIL THE HUSKIES 2-1
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS AND POST GAME INTERVIEWS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | CC STORY | SC TIMES STORY | GAZZETTE STORY | PHOTOS

HUSKIES OUTLAST THE TIGERS 5-2
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS AND POST GAME INTERVIEWS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | CC STORY | SC TIMES STORY | GAZZETTE STORY | PHOTOS

SCSU TO HOST COLORADO COLLEGE IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE
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SCSU BURIED 7-2 BY TOP-RANKED DENVER
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | DU STORY | SC TIMES | DENVER POST


HUSKIES COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN 4-3 OT LOSS TO #1 DENVER
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POST GAME INTERVIEWS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | DU STORY | SC TIMES | DENVER POST

HUSKIES HIT THE ROAD TO FACE LEAGUE LEADER AND #1 DENVER
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SCSU HOCKEY UPDATES FROM THE VIEW
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SCSU HUSKIES GET DEFENSIVE ABOUT THEIR GAME
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WAHLIN, HUSKIES EARN 3-1 WIN AND SWEEP OVER THE REDHAWKS
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS AND POST GAME INTERVIEWS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | MIAMI STORY | SC TIMES | PHOTOS

THIRD PERIOD RALLY LIFTS SCSU OVER MIAMI 4-2
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HIGHLIGHTS AND POST GAME INTERVIEWS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | MIAMI STORY | SC TIMES | PHOTOS

HUSKIES FACE REDHAWKS IN ST. CLOUD THIS WEEKEND
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UND COMEBACK NETS A 2-1 OVERTIME WIN OVER SCSU
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POST GAME INTERVIEW (SCSU) GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UND STORY | SC TIMES | GRAND FORKS HERALD | PHOTOS


SCSU VS UND FRIDAY THOUGHTS
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SCSU SNAGS KEY ROAD WIN AT NORTH DAKOTA
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POST GAME INTERVIEW (SCSU)  GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UND STORY | SC TIMES | GRAND FORKS HERALD | PHOTOS


HUSKIES TO FACE ANOTHER CHALLENGE IN #13 UND THIS WEEKEND
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NORTH STAR COLLEGE CUP PART III
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BULLDOGS CAPTURE NORTH STAR CUP WITH 2-1 OT WIN OVER SCSU
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS  POSTGAME INTERVIEWS (SCSU)   POSTGAME INTERVIEWS (UMD)

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UMD STORY | SC TIMES | DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE | PHOTOS


NCHC RULES: SCSU AND UMD ADVANCE TO NORTH STAR CUP FINAL
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | BSU STORY | SC TIMES | BEMIDJI PIONEER | PHOTOS

HUSKIES TO DEFEND TITLE IN NORTH STAR COLLEGE CUP
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PIONEERS REBOUND FOR 3-1 WIN OVER HUSKIES
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | DU STORY | SC TIMES | PHOTOS


POEHLINGS LEAD SCSU TO 3-2 OT WIN OVER TOP-RANKED DENVER
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY  | DU STORY | SC TIMES STORY | NCAA.COM | PHOTOS


HUSKIES FACE ANOTHER CHALLENGE IN TOP-RANKED DENVER
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SCSU VS UMD PART III
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BULLDOGS RALLY FOR 4-3 OVERTIME WIN OVER SCSU
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS   POST GAME INTERVIEW

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UMD STORY | SC TIMES | DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE | PHOTOS

SMITH, HUSKIES GAIN KEY ROAD WIN 2-1 OVER #3 UMD
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POST GAME INTERVIEWS | GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UMD STORY | SC TIMES | DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE | PHOTOS

SCSU VS MIAMI PART III
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POWER PLAY FIZZLES AS HUSKIES ARE SWEPT 4-1 BY MIAMI
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | MIAMI STORY | SC TIMES STORY | GAME HIGHLIGHTS

FIVE MINUTE MAJOR SINKS HUSKIES 3-2 IN OVERTIME LOSS TO MIAMI
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | MIAMI STORY | SC TIMES STORY | GAME HIGHLIGHTS

PREVIEW: HUSKIES RETURN TO NCHC PLAY VS MIAMI REDHAWKS
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ASU DESERT CLASSIC PART III
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HUSKIES EDGE SUN DEVILS 4-2 IN DESERT CLASSIC
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | ASU STORY | SCTIMES STORY | STATE PRESS STORY | PHOTO GALLERY

SCSU DROPS DESERT CLASSIC OPENER TO UCONN 4-3
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UCONN STORY | SCTIMES STORY | COURIER STORY | PHOTO GALLERY

HUSKIES HEAD WEST TO THE ASU DESERT CLASSIC TOURNAMENT
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SCSU'S AHCAN SELECTED TO FINAL TEAM USA WJC ROSTER
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SCSU'S JENSEN MAKES NHL DEBUT
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SCSU RECRUIT BLAKE LIZOTTE QUIETLY CLIMBING THE CHARTS
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BRODZINSKI GETS UNTRACKED IN MADISON
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SCSU REBOUNDS FOR 4-2 WIN AND WEEKEND SPLIT WITH OMAHA
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | OMAHA STORY | SCTIMES | OMAHA HERALD | PHOTO GALLERY

WENINGER AND MAVERICKS EDGE HUSKIES 3-1
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UNO STORY | SCTIMESOMAHA HERALD  | PHOTO GALLERY

HUSKIES BACK HOME FOR WEEKEND SERIES WITH #20 OMAHA
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SCSU HUSKIES VS WMU BRONCOS PART III
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HUSKIES SKATE TO 5-5 OVERTIME ROAD TIE WITH WMU
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | WMU STORY | SCTIMES | MI LIVE | PHOTO GALLERY


DRISCOLL GETS ROAD SHUTOUT OF WMU BRONCOS 3-0
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | WMU STORY | SCTIMES | MI LIVE | PHOTO GALLERY


SCSU HUSKIES FACE RESURGENT WMU BRONCOS
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SCSU HUSKIES VS UND FIGHTING HAWKS PART III
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SCSU SHUTOUT 3-0 AND NORTH DAKOTA SWEEPS WEEKEND
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UND STORY | SC TIMES STORY | GF HERALD STORY  | PHOTO GALLERY

NORTH DAKOTA SHUTS OUT THE HUSKIES 4-0
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORYUND STORY | SCTIMES STORY | GF HERALD STORY | PHOTO GALLERY


SCSU HUSKIES VS CC TIGERS PART III
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HUSKIES EARN NCHC SWEEP WITH 4-1 WIN OVER TIGERS
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | CC STORY | GAZETTE STORY | SCTIMES STORY | PHOTO GALLERY

HUSKIES BURY THE TIGERS 7-3
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BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | CC STORY | GAZETTE STORY | SCTIMES STORY | PHOTO GALLERY

SCSU HUSKIES VS UMD BULLDOGS PART III
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ANOTHER 5-3 BULLDOG WIN AND SWEEP OF THE HUSKIES
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UMD STORY | SCTIMES STORY | TRIBUNE STORY | PHOTO GALLERY


BULLDOGS THIRD PERIOD RALLY EDGES SCSU 5-3
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GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UMD STORY | SCTIMES STORY | TRIBUNE STORY | PHOTO GALLERY


SCSU VS UAH CHARGERS PART III
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ANOTHER RALLY AND 5-2 WIN AND SWEEP OF UAH
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SATURDAY GAME HIGHLIGHTS

BOX SCORE | SCSU STORY | UAH STORY | SCTIMES STORY | PHOTO GALLERY


BIG THIRD PERIOD NETS 5-1 SCSU WIN OVER CHARGERS
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BOX SCORE | SCSU GAME STORY | UAH GAME STORY | SCTIMES STORY | PHOTO GALLERY


ANOTHER COMEBACK, ANOTHER WIN AND A SWEEP OF #7 MINNESOTA
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CRAZY COMEBACK NETS 6-5 OVERTIME WIN OVER MINNESOTA
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MAVERICKS DEFEAT HUSKIES 6-4 FOR WEEKEND SWEEP
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MAVERICKS SNAP STREAK WITH 4-1 WIN OVER #7 HUSKIES
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KEEP AN EYE ON THESE NCHC ROOKIES IN 2016-17
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CENTERICEVIEW SCSU ROAD TRIP RANKING FOR 2016-17
FULL STORY HERE

SCSU MENS HOCKEY SEASON PREVIEW 2016-17
FULL STORY  HERE


SCSU HUSKIES REBUILD WITH SKILLED RECRUITS IN 2016-17
FULL STORY  WITH VIDEO

SCSU ANNOUNCES BROADCAST TEAM FOR  MENS HOCKEY




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