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  • St. Cloud State pounces on CC's mental lapses in rout

    The competitive fire was back for the first two periods Saturday, but defensive lapses in the third period gutted Colorado College's chance at a National Collegiate Hockey Conference series split. Two goals only 63 seconds apart early in the final period en route to a 6-1 win secured the weekend sweep for sixth-place St. Cloud State at The...

  • Colorado College can't climb out of enormous first period hole against SCSU

    St. Cloud State freshman Patrick Russell scored on the first shot against Colorado College only 74 seconds into the contest. It was only the beginning. SCSU scored four goals in the first 14 minutes, 41 seconds of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference game to roll to a 7-1 victory over the Tigers on Friday at The Broadmoor World Arena....

  • Talks between Rockies, CC start up next month

    Colorado College athletic director Ken Ralph confirmed that the Colorado Rockies have contacted him about the possibility of a CC at Denver outdoor game. It would be held the weekend before the Stadium Series game between the NHL's Avalanche and Red Wings on Feb. 27, 2016. The two National Collegiate Hockey Conference schools will meet with...

  • Losing mother at young age prepares Colorado College's Hunter Fejes for any challenge

    During a miserable sophomore season, Colorado College junior Hunter Fejes took comfort in knowing he had survived much worse. - The injury-riddled second year was nothing compared to losing his mom in a traffic accident at age 10. - The boy suffered a fractured skull during a wreck in his native Anchorage, Alaska, that killed his mother, Gail,...

  • Five things for Colorado college hockey fans to mull this weekend

    Records out window for Tigers 1 Two teams at the bottom of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference standings but playing better of late will try to pick up some valuable league points at the expense of the other when last-place Colorado College hosts seventh-place St. Cloud State this weekend. For Tigers coach Mike Haviland, the two teams'...

  • CC hockey notes: Tigers upbeat despite second loss in a row

    The coaches and players saw a lot of positives coming out of a game when Colorado College often outplayed No. 2 North Dakota, but fell 2-1 Friday. "This team showed the growth they have made," Colorado College coach Mike Haviland said. "Going down 2-1 would have been very different back in October but instead we battled back over the final...

  • Short-handed goal dooms Tigers at North Dakota

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Mistakes proved costly once again for Colorado College. No. 2 North Dakota scored a shorthanded goal for the second-straight game against CC for the eventual game-winner in a 2-1 road loss Friday for the Tigers. After allowing two shorthanded scores in their last National Collegiate Hockey Conference meeting, the...

  • CC hockey gets another crack at No. 2 North Dakota

    The last meeting between No. 2 North Dakota and Colorado College was an aberration. Before UND's 7-2 win at CC on Oct. 18, each of the past 14 meetings between the National Collegiate Hockey Conference schools was decided by two goals or less, including nine one-goal games. But past results mean little. This weekend is about CC playing...

  • Miscues cost CC Tigers chance at sweep of Nebraska-Omaha

    Colorado College has been learning a lot this season, especially how to play winning hockey. On Saturday, it found out how hard it is to get a home sweep during a 4-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference loss to No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha before a crowd of 6,291 at The Broadmoor World Arena. "Give them credit," CC captain Peter Stoykewych said....

  • CC power play continues impressive turnaround

    CC power play continues impressive turnaround Efforts to simplify the Colorado College's approach to its power play continued to pay off against No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha this weekend. Since the Nov. 14 Denver road loss, the CC man-advantage clicked at 28.6 percent (eight for 28) over those 10 games to raise a dismal 6.3 percent to 19 percent...

  • Tigers down No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha for first league win of season

    Colorado College fans finally got to witness some of the mental toughness the Tigers displayed on the road during their recent resurgence. That slow improvement paid off with the Tigers' first National Collegiate Hockey Conference victory of the season, a 4-3 win over visiting No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night. It was the hosts' first...

  • Colorado College notes: Tigers reach into past for future player

    CC reaches into past for future player Colorado College added another player with ties to the program with the recent commitment of Okotoks Oilers captain Tanner Ockey. The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder from Calgary was attracted to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference school in part because his grandfather Don Stouffer played for the Tigers...

  • Hockey player Scott Wamsganz having best season at Colorado College

    One Colorado College hockey player reaping his reward for hard work is senior Scott Wamsganz, who is one point from doubling his career totals. He hopes to record his 20th career point when CC hosts No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha for its first home NCAA games since Nov. 21. The National Collegiate Hockey Conference leaders are fresh off a home sweep...

  • Five questions for the state's college hockey teams entering this weekend's games

    Can CC sustain its momentum into NCHC play this weekend? 1 A solid road trip with three well-played games following a strong exhibition weekend has the Tigers (4-13-1, 0-8-1 league) feeling good about themselves when they resume National Collegiate Hockey Conference play against No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha this weekend after 10 days' rest. That and...

  • Tigers pick up intensity in practice to succeed in games

    It did not bother Colorado College coach Mike Haviland when captain Peter Stoykewych and center Christian Heil dropped their gloves and tussled during Friday morning's practice. If anything, it affirmed what he already knew. His team has bought into the hard work and intensity needed in practice - even during an off weekend - to succeed in...

  • 5 questions for state college hockey fans this week

    Here are five questions for state college hockey fans headed into this weekend with answers provided, in part, using my favorite childhood stocking stuffer; the Magic 8 Ball:
 Is Tuesday's road win the start of a 
second-half run for Colorado College? 1 The Magic 8 Ball says: "Signs Point to Yes." The offensive and defensive trends have...

  • Struggling hockey teams CC, UConn playing better lately

    Two teams with less-than-impressive records come into Tuesday's game playing solid college hockey of late. Colorado College (3-13-1) takes on new Hockey East member Connecticut (5-9-4) to conclude its final nonconference road trip. Both squads have struggled with consistency but UConn is starting to get rewarded with some landmark victories....

  • Marble can't rescue Tigers

    A superb performance by sophomore goalie Tyler Marble ended with another tough overtime road loss for Colorado College. Friars forward Mark Jankowski lifted in a rebound with only 31.1 seconds left in extra time for a 5-4 victory over the visiting Tigers in Providence, R.I. on Saturday night. It was the fourth overtime (0-3-1) in the past...

  • Cody Bradley's emergence has helped the Colorado College hockey team

    Junior forward Cody Bradley has emerged as the go-to scorer for a Colorado College hockey team working to develop more offensive consistency. The Tigers enter 2015 on a bit of a roll thanks in part to Bradley, who already tallied a career-high seven goals, one more than he generated his entire sophomore campaign (16 points, 10 assists), in...

  • Here are five questions for the area's college hockey fans to consider as 2015 begins

    Can Colorado College build off its growing confidence? 1 Two strong weekends in a row bookending the holiday break have the Tigers confident about the direction the team is headed after being rewarded with a 1-1-2 mark over that span, including two exhibitions. "We definitely feel good about where we are headed as a team," senior captain...

  • Colorado College scores four power-play goals in win over USA U-18 team

    The Colorado College Tigers learned a little bit about themselves during an 8-4 exhibition victory over the U.S. Under-18 national team. They showed a killer instinct little seen before Sunday night's exhibition win before 2,393 fans at The Broadmoor World Arena. CC had its first 3-0 lead this season but it had to show some resilience in...

  • Exhibition win helps momentum-starved Tigers

    The shootout win was important for Colorado College hockey, even if it didn't count. Tigers senior Scott Wamsganz flipped a backhanded shot over a glove attempt by U.S. Under-18 national team goalie Michael Lackey to win the shootout and thrill most of the 3,271 fans at the Broadmoor World Arena on Saturday night. The game goes into the...

  • Jaccob Slavin getting into groove as Tigers host U.S. U-18 squad

    Colorado College sophomore defenseman Jaccob Slavin is on his way to meeting high preseason expectations. The National Collegiate Hockey Conference first-team preseason honoree only has two assists in 15 games, well off the pace he set as the NCHC Rookie of the Year with 25 points (20 assists) in 32 games. But like his fellow Tigers, the...

  • CC signee Bergh wins gold medal

    Colorado College signee Mason Bergh scored the tying goal to force overtime and Team USA won its six World Junior A Challenge tournament championship in seven years with a 3-2 win over Denmark on Saturday. Denmark’s Nikolai Ehlers scored only 33 seconds into the opening period for a 1-0 lead. In the second period, uncommitted American Brock...

  • Colorado College hockey turnaround taking longer than hoped for

    The hoped-for Colorado College hockey turnaround under coach Mike Haviland is taking longer than coaches, fans and players would like. But many connected to the program point to recent improvements as signs that the overhaul is underway. That gives Haviland reason to hope for a second-half surge by the last-place Tigers (3-11-1, 0-8-1 National...

  • Tigers lose late lead, shootout, escape with first league point

    Colorado College picked up its first National Collegiate Hockey Conference point, but headed into the holiday break feeling only a small sense of accomplishment. The Tigers saw a 1-0 lead evaporate late in the third period Saturday and then fell in the shootout by a 2-1 margin to leave Kalamazoo, Mich., on a down note. By reaching the...

  • North Dakota beats Denver for split

    DENVER — Nick Mattson had a goal and an assist to lead No. 1-ranked North Dakota to a 3-1 win over Denver University Saturday in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Mattson wasn't in the lineup for Friday's 4-1 loss, which extend the Pioneers' winning streak against top-ranked teams to three games. Mattson scored his first goal of the...

  • Denver hockey beats No. 1 North Dakota 4-1

    DENVER — Denver University goalie Evan Cowley made 29 saves and assisted on a goal as the Pioneers beat North Dakota 4-1 Saturday to extend its winning streak against No. 1-ranked teams to three games. The 11th-ranked Pioneers will try for another sweep on Saturday. They swept Minnesota Feb. 10-11, 2012, the last time they faced a No....

  • Colorado College's Peter Stoykewych may face his brother this weekend

    Colorado College captain Peter Stoykewych hasn't had many reasons to smile this season but the thought of this weekend prompted a big grin. For the first time outside their backyard hockey rink, Peter and his younger brother, Western Michigan freshman Paul, will play against each other when Colorado College travels to face the Broncos. The...

  • Tigers announce six hockey signees

    Colorado College announces six signees Colorado College announced six players have signed national letters of intent on Friday night with four scheduled to arrive this fall. “There will be more to come as we retool the roster with our future players,” Tigers coach Mike Haviland said. The signees are (all stats through Thursday): Mason...

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