Former MSU-Mankato All-American Terry Hughes is on the board for Sophie's Squad, a nonprofit organization that is working toward raising awareness of mental health issues and removing the stigma associated with seeking help. The duo talks about the 5K run/walk and golf event that will be held Saturday with The Rink Live's Jess Myers and Mick Hatten.
The WCHA will wait until at least spring 2023 to hire a permanent commissioner with the NCAA's transformation committee considering radical changes to the future of college athletics. For now, former Bemidji State athletic director Tracy Dill will serve as the replacement for Jennifer Flowers.
For just the third time in the 40-plus years the Hobey Baker Award has been handed out, a goalie was named the top player in college hockey, as Minnesota State Mankato star Dryden McKay claimed the trophy.
Long before Reggie Lutz was born, his father Danny faced a medical challenge that he has stared down and never let affect what he does as a hockey dad. Also: Gophers forward Schmidt honored for classroom work, and Denver is a surprisingly good seafood town.
Michigan wants to run-and-gun, Minnesota State Mankato wants to do its own thing, and Denver's Bobby Brink wants to advance and maybe play his boyhood heroes for the NCAA title as the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals get underway.
The trophy given to the top player in men's college hockey will be returning to Minnesota, one way or another, as two Minnesotans and a Chicagoan who plays in Minnesota are the three finalists for the Hobey Baker Award.
One day after he was named the Player of the Year in the Big Ten, Minnesota forward was also named a top 10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award and could become the first Gopher in two decades to win the trophy. Minnesota State University-Mankato has a pair of finalists in goalie Dryden McKay and forward Nathan Smith.