Michigan’s Kyle Connor fell just short of winning the Hobey Baker Award, which is given to the top NCAA men’s hockey player. Hardvard forward Jimmy Vesey won the award, which was announced during the NCAA Frozen Four championship in a live ceremony held at historic Tampa Theatre in Tampa, Florida and aired nationally on NHL Network. Despite not winning the Hobey Baker, Connor did receive an award on Friday. He was he recipient of the 2016 Tim Taylor Award, bestowed annually upon the best first-year player in NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey. Connor still enjoyed a record-setting season for
Michigan's magical season came to an end on Saturday as the Wolverines fell to North Dakota.
Big Ten fans were treated to an outstanding NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament game on Friday.
The proactive addition of Notre Dame means Big Ten hockey has yet another historically successful program with national appeal, and one with Big Ten ties, as longtime head coach Jeff Jackson played at Michigan State.
Big Ten tournament champion Michigan is the conference’s lone representative in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament, it was announced Sunday. [ MORE: View the interactive NCAA bracket ] The Wolverines will take on old CCHA rival Notre Dame at 5:30 p.m. ET Friday in the Midwest Regional at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Should Michigan win, it would face the North Dakota-Northeastern winner Saturday with a berth in the Frozen Four on the line. The Wolverines are making their 36th NCAA tourney, an NCAA record, and their first since 2012. Michigan is 50-28 record all-time NCAA Tournament record,
The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team defeated previously undefeated and top-seeded Boston College, 3-1, to earn its seventh national championship at Whittemore Center Arena in Durham, New Hampshire, on Sunday afternoon. [ MORE: Relive the official NCAA tourney bracket ] Minnesota’s Sarah Potomak put the Gophers up 1-0 in the first 13 seconds of the game with an assist from Hannah Brandt and Megan Wolfe. Amanda Kessell tallied another score in the third period with an assist from Potomak, and Kelly Pannek netted Minnesota’s final goal with an assist from Lee Stecklein. Minnesota, which owns a collegiate record seven
No. 2-seeded Michigan beat No. 1 Minnesota 5-3 in the Big Ten Hockey Tournament championship game at Xcel Energy Center.
#GOPHERS WIN! #GWH pic.twitter.com/iE78MqeTRW — Minnesota W Hockey (@GopherWHockey) March 19, 2016 Sarah Potomak scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give Minnesota a 3-2 win over rival Wisconsin. The goal sends the Golden Gophers to their fifth-straight national championship game at the Whittemore Center Arena Friday night. [ MORE: NCAA.com women’s hockey bracket ] Potomak’s game-winner came at the 15:00 mark of overtime when she picked off a Badger defenseman in the UW zone and fired it past Badger netminder Ann-Renee Desbiens to seal the 3-2 win. Minnesota (34-4-1) received goals from Taylor Williamson and Amanda Kessel during regulation. Lee
The second day of the Big Ten Hockey Tournament is in the books.
The Big Ten Hockey Tournament got underway with two exciting games on Thursday night. Twitter: @HockeyOnBTN | @MSU_Hockey | @umichhockey |@GopherHockey | @OhioState_MHKY | @PennStateMHKY | @BadgerMHockey | @B1GHockey In the opener, No. 3 Penn State eliminated No. 6 Wisconsin, 5-2. No. 4 Ohio State followed that with a thrilling 4-3 win over No. 5 Michigan State in OT. Every game of the 2016 Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tournament airs live on BTN (and BTN2Go) through Saturday’s title game. All games are at the the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Minnesota is the No. 1 seed and earns a