BTN will televise 27 men's hockey games, including the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field in Chicago, and the entire Big Ten Hockey Tournament.
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Just last Thursday, President Obama admitted to having one as a child. Major League Baseball star Justin Morneau is making national headlines for recovering from one. More and more parents of kids in sports are becoming increasingly fearful of one. Welcome to the consistently trending topic of concussions in the national dialogue. The media coverage has gone from simmer to sizzle on the impact of concussions in the past half-decade and awareness of the issue is transforming in to a seemingly fever pitch on the subject. It shouldn’t surprise you that the Big Ten Conference is one of the leaders
The Big Ten office announced the dates and opponents for the 2014-15 hockey season today, featuring 20-game schedules for each of the six Big Ten hockey schools – Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin. The schedule concludes with the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, to be held March 19-21, 2015, at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. [ MORE: View the complete 2014-15 Big Ten hockey schedule (PDF) ] The 2014-15 Big Ten hockey schedule will feature 60 games beginning in late November, with the majority of contests being played on Friday and Saturday. The
To encourage students to engage with science in their daily lives, there was a public demonstration on campus at the University of Iowa recently. Professors at Purdue recently launched an innovative renewable energy company. This year’s recipients of the prestigious Siehl Prize in Agriculture were recently announced by the University of Minnesota’s College of Food. On April 11, the University of Nebraska’s Behlen Observatory will be open to the public. Penn State 2013 Philanthropists of the Year Tracy and Ted McCourtney endowed the Penn State Institute for Democracy with a significant gift. Congratulations to Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers for advancing to the
The 2014 Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tournament kicked off with a bang as we had two outstanding games on Thursday. No. 6 Penn State opened with a memorable 2-1 victory over No. 3 Michigan in double overtime. Ohio State followed with an impressive 2-1 win over Michigan State in overtime. We tweet this links during games via Twitter @BigTenNetwork. [ MORE: Penn State stuns Michigan in B1G Hockey Tourney | Ohio State skates by MSU in OT ] Friday’s semifinal round will open with second-seeded Wisconsin battling Penn State at 3 p.m. ET. Friday’s second semifinal will feature top-seeded Minnesota
Penn State freshman Zach Saar scored the game-winning goal in double-overtime to lift the Nittany Lions to a 2-1 win over Michigan in the opening game of the 2014 Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tournament. Taylor Holmstrom added a goal and sophomore goalie Matthew Skoff had 52 saves for Penn State. Phil Di Giuseppe had the lone goal for Michigan, while freshman goalie Zach Nagelvoort added 63 saves. Catch up on all the scores, stats and highlights in this post. [ MORE: View the entire B1G Hockey Tournament Bracket | Vote for your favorite B1G Hockey Team ] PENN STATE 2,
On Tuesday, six Big Ten hockey coaches joined the Big Ten teleconference to take questions from the media. We’ve posted the audio for each coach on the call here. BTN/BTN2Go will air the inaugural Big Ten tourney in its entirety, starting Thursday afternoon and ending Saturday night at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. Listen to Michigan Coach Red Berenson: Listen to Michigan State Coach Tom Anastos: Listen to Minnesota Coach Don Lucia: Listen to Ohio State Coach Steve Rohlik: Listen to Penn State Coach Guy Gadowsky: Listen to Wisconsin Coach Mike Eaves:
The Big Ten Conference announced the hockey All-Conference teams and individual award winners on Monday as selected by the conference’s coaches and a media panel. Minnesota’s Adam Wilcox was named Big Ten Player and Goaltender of the Year. Fellow Gopher Mike Reilly earned Defensive Player of the Year honors, awarded to a defenseman or forward, while Minnesota head coach Don Lucia was tabbed Coach of the Year. Michigan’s JT Compher collected Freshman of the Year laurels. The tournament airs Thursday through Saturday with all five games on BTN/BTN2Go (see the full bracket). Thursday, March 20, 2014 Game 1: No. 3
The Big Ten announced on Saturday the bracket for the 2014 Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, presented by Polaris RZR®. No. 1 Minnesota collected the top seed after earning the outright Big Ten title with a 3-2 overtime win Friday at Michigan. The 2014 Big Ten Tournament will be played Thursday-Saturday at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. [ MORE: View the official Big Ten hockey tournament bracket (PDF) ] Minnesota led the conference with 45 points this season and a conference record of 14-3-3-0. Wisconsin enters the tournament as the No. 2 seed, earning a first-round bye