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New Jersey Rockets Forward Kyle MacLean (#23) Chooses Northeastern

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By   4 months ago

Tweet Recruiting season continues as Hockey East’s Northeastern Huskies landed one of the top uncommitted sophomores in the country in New Jersey Rockets U19 forward Kyle Maclean. The 5’10 skater was our #23rd ranked uncommitted prospect earlier this month. 99 F Kyle MacLean – New Jersey Rockets U19 – Northeastern Proud to announce my commitment […]

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Alaska-Anchorage Lands Skilled Prince George Producer Jeremiah Luedtke

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By   4 months ago

Tweet Alaska-Anchorage secured one of the top available forwards in Western Canada in 20-year-old Lynnwood, Washington native Jeremiah Luedtke out of the BCHL’s Prince George Spruce Kings. A 5’9 skater in his third BCHL season with the Spruce Kings, Luedtke has a 6-13-19 line in 16 games, good for 12th overall scoring in the circuit. He […]

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WCHA Recruiting: LSSU adds Nico Blachman (#40), Anchorage adds Jordan Thomas, Fairbanks adds Ryker Leer

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By   4 months ago

Tweet Lake State added their second recruit from Omaha AAA and eighth (!) in the last two months when they secured a commitment from our #40-ranked uncommitted prospect Nico Blachman. Proud to announce my commitment to play Division 1 hockey at Lake Superior State University #GoLakers — Nico Blachman (@NBlachman24) October 16, 2014 After netting […]

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Gophers Land Josh Maniscalco (#8), Defenseman for 2017

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By   4 months ago

Tweet Just weeks after picking up a top scorer for their 2017 recruiting class, the Gophers staff secured a commitment from one of the top 1999-born defensemen in the country when Shattuck-St. Mary’s Prep sophomore defenseman Josh Maniscalco gave his commitment. Maniscalco visited campus this weekend for the series vs. Bemidji State. A 2017 NHL […]

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Sacred Heart Gets A Commit From St. Mark’s Scorer Zach Tsekos, Patrick O’Leary Chooses Holy Cross

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By   4 months ago

Tweet Sacred Heart locked up another prolific scorer as the Pioneers continue to bring talent in to campus, this time in slight but highly skilled St. Mark’s (MA) playmaker Zach Tsekos. An elusive, slippery 17-year-old forward from Montreal, Tsekos was one of prep school’s finest scorers last season. He was our 46th-ranked forward from the Beantown Classic’s […]

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ECAC Recruiting: The Ivies Clean Up

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By   4 months ago

Tweet Slowly, but surely, we’re catching up on our coverage after the flurry of commitments this recruiting season, ahead of those that are surely soon to come. This edition looks at the new recruits added by the Ivy representatives of the ECAC, and there’s a recruit to RPI tacked on here as well. We recently covered in-conference […]

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NCHC Fall Recruiting, Part 2 of 2: Omaha Adds Draft Pick Olofsson, Big Additions Conference-Wide To Miami, Western and Minnesota-Duluth

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By   4 months ago

Tweet This is the second half of our fall feature on NCHC recruiting. Though there were some crucial additions in the first half, this edition covers some even bigger gets for the still-nascent National Collegiate Hockey Conference. New in name alone, from a recruiting stand-point it’s very clear that this is not the first rodeo […]

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Eden Prairie’s Casey Mittelstadt Chooses the Gophers

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By   4 months ago

Tweet The Gophers landed the hockey equivalent of an emergent 5-star recruit with their sole commitment of this fall, Eden Prairie sophomore forward Casey Mittelstadt. With the Golden Gophers captained by another of Eden Prairie’s own, Kyle Rau, this season, the Gophers may have secured another potential 100-point club member in Mittelstadt, who finished 2nd in overall goalscoring […]

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    Prep Power Rankings, February 14th: 7 Keys to the Rest of the Regular Season

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    Tweet OTB Prep Power Rankings, February 14th, 2015 Salisbury (16-2-1) | LR: #3 Exeter (21-1-2) | LR: #1 Cushing (20-3-4) | LR: #4 Gunnery (17-5) | LR: #6 Loomis Chaffee (18-3) | LR: #2 Nobles (14-4-1) | LR: #5 Kimball Union (21-5-1) | LR: #8 Dexter (13-4-5) | LR: #9 Choate (13-5-3) | LR: HM […]

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    24 Thoughts: Top ’99 Prospects for NTDP Camp and More

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    Tweet As the season winds on through February, it’s a particularly important time of year for the U15-aged prospects in North America. With NTDP camp coming next month as well as the CHL drafts, I’m gonna note some names within the age group very much worth keeping an eye on as I did this time […]

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    Recruiting Notebook: AAA Hockey Landscape Shifts

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    Tweet The ever-changing youth hockey landscape continues to shift in some fundamental regions, so I dedicated some time to writing on a couple of these changes and their potential recruiting implications. Michigan: In short, the state’s association limited the amount of Tier 1 entries to ten. Per the official minutes of the State Playoff Committee in December, […]

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    Notable 1999 Prospects from Finland

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    By   3 weeks ago

    Tweet Here is a look at some of the top 1999 born Finnish prospects. This birthyear will be eligible for the 2017  and, in some cases, 2018 NHL Draft. These evaluations are based on viewings of games over the past two years, with emphasis being put on this year. There are other promising 1999’s who could have […]

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    Arizona State Recruiting Update: Eight Recruits

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    By   2 months ago

    Tweet ASU Recruiting Update, 12/28/2014 Forwards 94 F Jordan Masters – West Kelowna (BCHL) – Right Shot 5’11, 170 – 2015 94 F Ryan Stevens – Dubuque (USHL) – Left Shot 6’2, 190 – 2015 94 F Charlie Zuccarini – Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL) – Right Shot 5’7, 170 – 2015 94 F Cody Gylling – Amarillo Bulls (NAHL) – Left Shot 5’9, 175 – 2015 93 […]

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    First Look at Some Top Prospects from the Finnish U18 Circuit

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    By   2 months ago

    Tweet Ed. Note: Our correspondent in Finland, Marco Bombino, reports back for his second feature with a look at the Finnish U18 circuit. Some clarifications of note are that the Finnish amateur hockey landscape (and much of Europe) operates by different definitions as far as what ages play in what league, much as Canada differs in […]

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    Arizona State picks up commitment from Jordan Masters and Cody Gylling, AIC transfer David Norris

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    By   2 months ago

    Tweet College Hockey’s newest Division 1 program secured three players for the future this month when the ASU Sun Devils got two commitments and confirmation of a transfer from AIC’s David Norris. A sophomore at AIC, Norris, who broke AIC’s single-season assists record with 25 helpers as a freshman, is a 6’2 forward from Calgary who will […]

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    Road To Yale: #3 Cushing Academy takes down #4 Avon Old Farms on the Road

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    Tweet Avon, CT – Two storied prep hockey programs faced off just outside of Hartford on the afternoon of this past Sunday, December 7th, as Cushing Academy travelled to face the Winged Beavers of Avon Old Farms, eight-time New England champions under head coach John Gardner. This time around, it would be one of Gardner’s former players that left Jennings-Fairchild rink […]

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      TSN to Broadcast 37 Division 1 College Hockey Games This Winter in Canada

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      By   4 months ago

      Tweet Big news out of College Hockey Inc. and TSN this week as they announced Canadian audiences would get a chance to be more familiar with the college game than ever before. TSN will broadcast a lot of college hockey on TSN2, with a few scattered TSN3 appearances, to start filling the void of hockey […]

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      Video: Jack Eichel leads BU Terriers over CIS program UST with 5 Primary Assists in 12-1 rout

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      Tweet Read a terrific recap of Eichel’s debut over at the Daily Free Press. Tweet

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      2014 College Hockey Recruiting Class Rankings

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      By   5 months ago

      Tweet The season is around the corner and with that it’s time to release our College Hockey Recruiting Class Rankings. Like our Select 70, this list has been in the making all season long and weighs a number of factors. For most of these players, it’s a good mix of players we have watched ourselves (typically the younger ones) and […]

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      Glenn Stewart joins UNH, Gilligan joins Merrimack

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      By   6 months ago

      Tweet Some coaching moves went down at the end of summer as Jim Tortorella left UNH, Merrimack’s Glenn Stewart took his place in Durham, and UMass alum Bill Gilligan took a job coaching at Merrimack. For more, see the full articles at USCHO and the Mack Report. USCHO: Stewart joins UNH staff as Associate Head Coach Stewart […]

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      Americans Make Cuts at WJC Camp

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      Tweet Via Dhiren Mahlban, some great comments from WJC camp on Jack Eichel, Auston Matthews and Sonny Milano: “He’d be fun to coach for a long period of time,” said US coach Mark Osiecki of Eichel. “He’s so talented, a great kid. I think he’s developed some leadership skills. High-level skater; he’d probably be a […]

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      Super Article: Sonny Milano May Be OHL-Bound and a Decent Amount of People Are Wrong

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      Tweet Update: Now, the Columbus Blue Jackets, who own Milano’s NHL rights, have officially reiterated that Milano will be heading to Boston College. Still, sources on both sides of the situation stand firm that he will be going to the route they indicate. Below are some articles and evidential tweets. Tweet

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        Prep Power Rankings, February 14th: 7 Keys to the Rest of the Regular Season

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        Tweet OTB Prep Power Rankings, February 14th, 2015 Salisbury (16-2-1) | LR: #3 Exeter (21-1-2) | LR: #1 Cushing (20-3-4) | LR: #4 Gunnery (17-5) | LR: #6 Loomis Chaffee (18-3) | LR: #2 Nobles (14-4-1) | LR: #5 Kimball Union (21-5-1) | LR: #8 Dexter (13-4-5) | LR: #9 Choate (13-5-3) | LR: HM […]

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        Prep Power Rankings, February 2nd, 2015

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        Tweet OTB Prep Power Rankings Exeter (18-0-2) | LR: #1 Loomis Chaffee (17-2) | LR: #3 Salisbury (13-2-1) | LR: #2 Cushing (18-3-3) | LR: #4 Nobles (12-3-1) | LR: #7 Gunnery (15-5) | LR: #10 Brunswick (18-4) | LR: #8 Kimball Union (17-4-1) | LR: #5 Dexter (10-4-4) | LR: #3 Brooks (12-1-3) | […]

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        50th Annual Flood-Marr Championship Game: Salisbury 2, Westminster 1

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        Tweet DEDHAM, MA – The 50th Annual Flood-Marr saw another tightly close game land as a win for defending champions Salisbury, but this time it was a win over Westminster and not the hosts of the day, Nobles. Westminster definitely had the easier of the two paths, taking down Hotchkiss, Milton and Andover, while the Crimson Knights […]

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        MIAA 2014-15 Preseason Watch List

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        By   2 months ago

        Tweet With the calendar turning over to December that means it’s time for MIAA action to get ramped up. There is plenty of talent league wide and more than a few committed prospects returning including headliners like 97 D Ryan Shea (Northeastern) for BC High, 98 F John Leonard (UMass) for Springfield Cathedral  and of course 00 […]

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        Road To Yale: Prep Power Rankings, December 15th

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        Tweet OTB Prep Power Rankings Exeter (8-0) | LW: #4 Salisbury (4-1) | LW: #1 Loomis (5-0) | LW: #9 Cushing (6-1-1) | LW: #2 Kimball Union (6-0) | LW: #10 Choate (3-1) | LW: #8 Nobles (3-1) | LW: #5 Brunswick (6-1) | LW: NR Dexter (2-1-1) | LW: #3 Gunnery (3-2) | LW: #7  HM: Avon (3-3) | LW: #4 Key Results With the Holiday Tournaments starting at the tail […]

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        Road To Yale: #3 Cushing Academy takes down #4 Avon Old Farms on the Road

        By   3 months ago

        Tweet Avon, CT – Two storied prep hockey programs faced off just outside of Hartford on the afternoon of this past Sunday, December 7th, as Cushing Academy travelled to face the Winged Beavers of Avon Old Farms, eight-time New England champions under head coach John Gardner. This time around, it would be one of Gardner’s former players that left Jennings-Fairchild rink […]

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        Road To Yale: Prep Power Rankings, December 9, 2014

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        By   3 months ago

        Tweet Here are our prep hockey power rankings after the early season results have come in. While we did rank twenty schools in our preview, we will only track the top ten and one honorable mention through the course of the year. In general we won’t update these weekly but we will update again around holiday tournament season […]

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        Road To Yale: December 3rd, 2014

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        Tweet As the Road To Yale is now underway, we’ll have updates on the season as it goes along. This is the first of this 2014-15 season. I’ll start off with games of the day and then recap with some murmurs from the Berkshire Jamboree. Top Teams in Action Rankings are hold-overs from our preseason rank and […]

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