2020 IIHF World Junior Championship preview with USA coach Scott Sandelin: USCHO Spotlight Season 2 Episode 10
Semester break in college hockey allows us to turn our eyes toward the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger are joined by the U.S. National Team's head coach – and head coach of Minnesota Duluth – Scott Sandelin for a look at this year's lineup, USA's field, what preparation goes into getting the team ready, and what his experience as head coach, assistant coach, and player in 1984 brings to this assignment.
TMQ: Trying to figure out what is happening with Notre Dame, discussing a College Hockey Hall of Fame
Each week during the season, we look at the big events and big games around Division I men’s college hockey in Tuesday Morning Quarterback (photo: Jim Rosvold).
Each week, USCHO.com will present its Plays of the Week via our YouTube channel (photo: Clarkson Athletics).
After sweeping Lake Superior State over the weekend, Minnesota State picked up 43 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in this week's USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll (photo: SPX Sports).
Each week during the season, USCHO.com will pick the top 10 moments from the past weekend in our Monday 10 feature (photo: Rich Gagnon).
Boston College, North Dakota sweep; Cornell sees its first loss; Providence/UMass Lowell split: Weekend Review podcast Season 2 Episode 10
Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger look at the weekend of December 6-8, starting with the USCHO Game of the Week, which saw No. 15 Providence take the second half of a weekend split with No. 16 UMass Lowell, with both teams winning on the road. Also: Boston University showed some offense in wins over No. 8 Northeastern and last Tuesday over No. 12 Harvard; No. 10 Boston College won both halves of a home-and-home with No. 9 Notre Dame, Dartmouth upset No. 2 Cornell for the Big Red's first loss; No. 3 North Dakota extended its unbeaten streak to 13 with a weekend road sweep of No. 17 Western Michigan; No. 19 Wisconsin was swept at Michigan State; and No. 4 Denver lost 4-1 on Friday and scored late for a 2-2 tie on Saturday with No. 20 Arizona State.
Here is a rundown of how the top 20 teams in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll of Nov. Dec. 2 fared in games over the Dec. 6-8 weekend (photo: Riley Trujillo/Sun Devil Athletics).
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North Dakota finding ways to win close games as Fighting Hawks want to ‘put an exclamation point’ to finish first half
Having missed back-to-back NCAA tournaments for the first time since the mid-1990s, it’s understandable that North Dakota doesn’t want to get too far ahead of itself (photo: Bradley K. Olson).
As Bertagna’s final Hockey East season marches on, longtime commish eyes accomplishing more, laying path for future
There is a legacy associated with the 25-year tenure of commissioner Joe Bertagna that still, believe it or not, isn’t finished (photo: Rich Gagnon).
With Big Ten play nearing end of first half, several young teams playing mature, experienced games, leading to wins
When Wisconsin won its first game this season with an 11-goal performance and followed that up with a sweep of Minnesota Duluth in which the Badgers outscored the Bulldogs 9-3, there was a lot of talk about a high-powered offense and what a fast start could mean to a season (photo: Jim Rosvold).
Cornell, Harvard renew age-old rivalry Friday night in Cambridge in what promises to be a ‘real electric environment’
The bottom line is stuff happens when the Big Red and the Crimson collide. It’s one of college hockey’s great rivalries, and it will be renewed at Harvard on Friday night (photo: Harvard Athletics).
Sacred Heart surging in Atlantic Hockey standings as Pioneers’ ‘intensity and ability to really crank up our work ethic is helping’
Holy Cross represented its tradition and annual excellence, and Army West Point was always an easy program to get behind. Bentley built a new arena, and AIC’s Cinderella run to both a regular-season and postseason tournament win made national headlines. Now it’s Sacred Heart’s turn (photo: Omar Phillips).
To say this season has been trying for Alabama Huntsville would be an understatement. The Chargers have struggled on both ends of the ice and haven’t been able to find much consistency (photo: Doug Eagan/UAH Athletics).
Ohio State’s Laczynski leaving legacy in Columbus, hopes current Buckeyes team can ‘set it up pretty well for future players here’
It is said you should leave a place better than you found it, Tanner Laczynski hopes to do just that with Ohio State’s hockey program (photo: Rachel Lewis).
After all of the Thanksgiving turkey is devoured, Hockey East fans can put out their leftovers early on Friday to once again watch what has become one of the best events on the college hockey calendar: the Friendship Four (photo: William Cherry/Presseye).
Let's think about what each coach in college hockey's most dominant conference over the last five years can be thankful for this season (photo: Candace Horgan).
After woeful start, Niagara gaining momentum as Purple Eagles ‘on this train ride to be the best team we can be’
After opening the season 0-8-1, Niagara has put together three wins in a row. It started on Nov. 16 with a big 5-3 victory over archrival Canisius, followed up by a home-and-home sweep of Mercyhurst (photo: Niagara Athletics).
After losing key players from 2018-19, Clarkson ‘trying to replace them with strength in numbers’ this season
Seven different teams have won the ECAC Hockey playoff championship over the last ten years, but remaining competitive year in and year out is a feat that fewer teams have accomplished (photo: Clarkson Athletics).
Michigan Tech ‘heading in the right direction,’ climbing WCHA standings thanks to back-to-back sweeps
Three weeks ago, Michigan Tech played host to then-No. 2 Minnesota State in its second home WCHA weekend of the season (photo: Geoffrey M. Miller/Michigan Tech Athletics).