Goon’s WCHA pre-season ranking

1.)    Denver University – It would appear that the Denver Pioneers don’t have many real weaknesses offensively; on the blue line the Pioneers will be young this season. There is a very good possibility that there could be two or three freshman defenseman playing in the top 6 defensive positions from night to night. The […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World,Uncategorized on September 26, 2009

Ways to improve the college hockey game.

This week I will discuss ways to improve the College Hockey game. There are a few of the suggestion that I would enact if I was in charge. I believe some of these tweaks would improve the college game quite a bit.   1.)    First thing out of the gate, I would get rid of […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World on September 19, 2009

Economics of college hockey and banking on rivalries.

College hockey is built on tradition and driven by storied rivalries; these are the game(s) that college hockey fans mark on their calendar and look forward to. These games are also the ones that college hockey programs count on to make their most money.  These rival games are also the ones that college hockey programs […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Editorials,Goon's World on September 12, 2009

Goon’s Top 20 pre-season ranking

1.)    Denver University – On paper it would appear that the Denver Pioneers don’t have many real weaknesses offensively, on the blue line the Pioneers are a little young this season. There is a very good possibility that there could be two or three freshman defenseman playing in the top 6 defensive positions from night […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Goon's World on September 8, 2009