NCAA Round Up: BSU is for real

Yesterday afternoon I saw one of the better played college hockey games of the seasons. The first game featured the upstart Bemidji State University Beavers of the CHA against the media darling Miami University RedHawks of the CCHA. Coming into the game it was one of the more talked about matchups of the season in […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World,NCAA Round Up on November 28, 2009

NCAA Round Up: Stuff your schedule with cupcakes.

I touched on this subject a bit last week on my blog but it does stimulate an interesting debate. I referenced an article by the Wisconsin Badgers hockey beat writer Andy Baggot; apparently in the future the Wisconsin Badgers are going to load up on unimpressive opponents in hopes of making the NCAA tourney. One […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World,NCAA Round Up on November 7, 2009

Feeling Minnesota

I was reading the Star Tribune’s write-up this morning about another Gophers loss (0-2-1) and I got to thinking how long before the Gopher faithful want to throw head coach Don Lucia under the bus?  For my amusement, I decided to check out the comments section of that very same article.  Holy cow!  Wow!  It sounds […]

Posted by goon in CHL & NCAA,Columns,Goon's World,NCAA Round Up on October 24, 2009