Puck Drop
June 26
Sweet Sweaters: The Fabulous Four is set

Sweet Sweaters: The Fabulous Four is set

The field of 16 has been narrowed to four, with the Brooks Regional coming down to an old-time Minneapolis vs. St. Paul battle.
Gophers
June 26
Bob Motzko, the new Gophers hockey coach, center, was given some pointers from former hockey head coaches including Doug Woog, left, and Don Lucia, ri

Gophers 100th season celebration has Motzko excited, humbled

The men's hockey program has started a campaign to honor its rich history, and its coach shared his memories of what Pride on Ice has meant to him.
Puck Drop
June 26
St. Louis Park senior forward Bauer Neudecker in 2017.

Minnesotan rolls with the punches in Alabama

St. Louis Park's Bauer Neudecker endured a broken ankle and difficult season that saw Alabama Huntsville drop then quickly reinstate its program. Now he's in the NCAA transfer portal, looking for a new hockey home.
Gophers
June 22
Gophers forward Garrett Wait (17) scored against Notre Dame goalie Cale Morris on Nov. 2 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

Gophers forward Garrett Wait enters NCAA transfer portal

The junior-to-be from Edina had three goals and seven assists over the past two seasons. He's the first player with eligibility remaining to leave the team.
Gophers
June 19
St. Thomas could be playing Division I hockey in the 2021-22 season, and the new CCHA is looking for an eighth team.

Hockey updates: Good news for St. Thomas, Don Lucia

The former Gophers coach was named commissioner of the new CCHA earlier this week, while the Tommies received encouraging news on their quest to move to NCAA Division I.
Puck Drop
June 19
Sweet Sweaters: Three regionals down, one to go

Sweet Sweaters: Three regionals down, one to go

In our last installment, a beer-league team called the Mastodons advanced to the Fabulous Four, joining a 1960 U.S. Olympic sweater. Today, we play out the Ikola Regional.
Puck Drop
June 18
Whitecaps goalie Amanda Leveille

Goalie Amanda Leveille re-signs with Whitecaps

The former Gophers standout led the team to the NWHL championship in 2019.
Gophers
June 17
Don Lucia won 722 games as the Gophers coach.

Former Gophers coach Lucia hired as CCHA commissioner

Don Lucia, the three-time national coach of the year, will lead the seven teams that are leaving the WCHA after the upcoming season to start the resurrected CCHA in the 2021-22 season.
Puck Drop
June 17
Ferraro back at St. Paul Highland Park hockey program he once relaunched

Ferraro back at St. Paul Highland Park hockey program he once relaunched

In 2008, Brandon Ferraro's work helped a program dormant since 1987 bring back a JV team. He didn't make the varsity jump with the Scots in 2010 but now he is picking up where he left off.
Gophers
June 17
Former Gophers men's hockey coach Don Lucia

New Commissioner Lucia sees St. Thomas as 'nice candidate' for CCHA

St. Thomas on Wednesday was waiting to hear if it will be allowed to move directly from NCAA Division III to Division I. If the Tommies get the OK, they have a good option for a men's hockey home.
Local
June 16
As a Gophers hockey player, Dave Preuss scored a goal against the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

David Preuss, former Gophers hockey player, dies at 56

Preuss made an immediate impression as a freshman, but his promising hockey career would end prematurely because of a freak injury.
Gophers
May 31
Former Minnesota Duluth defenseman Brady Lamb, right, with his wife Lizz and 3-month-old son Callaghan in Augsburg, Germany. Brady plays for the Augsb

Stuck in holding pattern, ex-UMD hockey star and family persevere

Border closure is keeping former Bulldogs star from introducing son to Minnesota relatives.
Duluth
May 29
Mark Pavelich, right, of the 1980 U.S. ice hockey team talked with Jack O’Callahan during a “Relive the Miracle” reunion at Herb Brooks Arena on

Minnesota judge rules 'Miracle on Ice' player competent to stand trial in assault case

Mark Pavelich was previously found to be 'mentally ill and dangerous' and committed to the state hospital.
Gophers
May 29
Alabama Huntsville will play hockey in 2020-21 after all.

Alabama Huntsville reverses course, will keep hockey

A grassroots fundraising campaign raised $750,000, enabling the Chargers to continue playing for the 2020-21 season. More work needs to be done for the program to have a longer-term future.
May 29

USA Hockey president Jim Smith facing investigations

USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois.
Wild
May 29
Iowa Wild's Mayhew named American Hockey League MVP

Iowa Wild's Mayhew named American Hockey League MVP

Gerry Mayhew scored a league-high 39 goals, the most by an AHL skater since 2011-12, and he finished third in points with 61 through 49 games
Gophers
May 29
Former Gophers hockey player and current broadcaster Pat Micheletti.

For former U star Pat Micheletti, a very happy anniversary

Five years ago this week, the former Gophers great underwent a kidney transplant, receiving a new organ from his brother, Jerry.
Puck Drop
May 29
Sweet Sweaters: Halfway to our Fabulous Four

Sweet Sweaters: Halfway to our Fabulous Four

A tried-and-true Olympic jersey won last week in the inaugural Puck Drop Sweet Sweaters competition of favorites submitted by fans. Might we see an upset this time?
Wild
May 22
Vancouver's J.T. Miller tried to score as Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk blocked the net at Xcel Energy Center in January. The Wild would face the Canucks i

NHL players approve 24-team playoff proposal, but many other hurdles remain

The Wild would qualify for the expanded postseason, facing the Canucks.
Gophers
May 22
Alabama Huntsville has been an NCAA Division I team since 1988-89 and spent the past seven years in the WCHA.

Alabama Huntsville eliminating its men's hockey program immediately

Financial issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic prompted the school to drop the Division I sport, plus two others. That leaves the WCHA with nine teams for the 2020-21 season.

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