The Season Is Closing In...

News, News, and More News.

Although the season is a more than a few weeks out, NCAA Men's Hockey is flourishing with news, adding even more eagerness for the first puck to drop.  

Christian Dvorak
Wisconsin Recruit, Christian Dvorak, chose to void his collegiate path and go Major Junior as he joins London of the Ontario Hockey League.  Read Andy Johnson's article posted on Bucky's 5th Quarter right here.

The NCHC has agreed to allow the conference to use shootouts for a winner to be chosen during regular season play.  Much like the CCHA did it, the NCHC will allow a 5-minute sudden-death overtime after regulation play has expired, followed by the shootout to determine a winner, if the sudden-death ended scoreless.  CHN posted a staff report here.

Two Nebraska-Omaha hockey players were dismissed from the team a few day's ago in violation to team policy.  Senior Matt White and freshman Preston Hodge received misdemeanor tickets for disorderly conduct when they were caught allegedly fighting and making racial slurs outside of a bar.  Nate Wells has that story on SB Nation College Hockey.


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