College hockey's last remaining independent has finally, mercifully found a home.
This week we rejoice over the return of Johnny Gaudreau, talk about The Slump, and gloat about the BC women's team's scorched-Earth tour of the Greater Ottawa Area.
York and the boys attempt to write history on Saturday in the opening round of the 2012 Mariucci Classic vs. Alabama-Huntsville, followed by a marquee #1 vs. #4 matchup on Sunday night. But is the Mariucci Classic the cream of the crop?
The WCHA has agreed to take on the remaining CCHA programs Alaska, Bowling Green, Ferris State, Lake Superior State and Western Michigan.
The WCHA voted to add Northern Michigan back to the conference, giving the WCHA six members and at least temporarily creating some sort of equilibrium in college hockey.
According to a report in USCHO, several CCHA and WCHA programs may break their current conference affiliations to form a new college hockey conference.
Taking a look at the current NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament format and suggesting alternate formats for the event.