Pioneers and Mavericks Face-off for National Championship Boston, MA – All of the hard work competing at the NCAA level came to fruition for one school tonight. Will it be a return to the promised land for one of college hockey’s storied programs, the Denver Pioneers? The Pioneers have won the National Championship eight times, most… Continue reading NCAA Final Preview – Denver vs. Minnesota St.
The penultimate weekend in Hockey East is upon us, and the matchups are mixed nuts. Multiple teams have jockeyed for the top spot since play kicked off in October now, only four teams have a shot at the trophy, but only one will get to hoist it overhead this weekend. Massachusetts sits atop the standings on 46 points,… Continue reading Game of the Week: Hockey East Style
The “Game of the Week” feature looks slightly different this week. As the Beanpot Tournament looms over the next two Mondays, the Hockey East schedule mixes and matches to accommodate the schools not involved with the Boston school’s annual tournament. Instead of the usual home and home series this week, it’s a mishmash for the other schools. Sprinkle in COVID rescheduling for… Continue reading Wildcats, Warriors, and Huskies Oh My
Lowell, MA – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts University system’s two NCAA Men’s Division I Ice Hockey programs face-off at Tsongas Center Arena in Lowell on Sunday afternoon. A blizzard is burying the state in upwards of two feet of snow. As of writing, the game still has a 1:00 pm puck drop. The two schools are atop… Continue reading Commonwealth Classic On Tap @ Tsongas Center
New to PuckingOff is a feature I’ve meant to do but have been too lazy. I’m going to preview what I think is the game or series for each week as the season continues towards its climax in April. Generally, it will be the game of the week in that it is the best game I can make it… Continue reading Huskies (#12) versus Minutemen (#14) Is Where the Action Will Be This Weekend.