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stimulants
August 17, 2022

Study: High School Seniors Playing Contact Sports Are 50% More Likely to Future Misuse of Prescription Stimulants

High school seniors who play sports were suggested to be more likely than non-athletes to misuse prescription stimulants in young adulthood, according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Michigan also found that high school senio...


michigan
August 8, 2022

Michigan Hockey Parts Ways with Coach Mel Pearson

The University of Michigan men's hockey team will no longer be coached by Mel Pearson. Last Friday, Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel said the decision "has been weighed heavily and for some time," according to a report from the Associated P...


hockey
May 31, 2022

Offensive-Zone Faceoff Adjustments Headline Hockey Rule Changes

In a situation where the puck goes out of play during game action in the offensive zone, the ensuing faceoff will now remain in that zone, regardless of whether a player from the attacking team or the defending team was the last to touch the puck. ...


illinois
May 4, 2022

Illinois Athletics Will Not Field Div. 1 Hockey Team

The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics has concluded its exploration of Division I men's ice hockey and, barring an unforeseen change, does not intend to add the sport, Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced.  Effecti...


ASU
April 4, 2022

ASU Appoints Naming Rights to New Multipurpose Arena

Arizona State University (ASU) announced a multi-year naming rights partnership with Mountain America Credit Union to name its new on-campus ice rink the Mountain America Community Iceplex. ASU’s new 5,000-seat multipurpose arena will open in fa...


officials
October 7, 2021

Citing Abuse, MA Hockey Officials Quitting En Masse

As of October 5, Massachusetts youth hockey referees have lost roughly half of their officials from a year ago due to ongoing harassment and abuse from parents, coaches, and players. Typically, the Association for Referees of Massachusetts Hockey ...


robert morris
May 27, 2021

Robert Morris Cuts D1 Men’s & Women’s Hockey

Robert Morris University announced today it will no longer field NCAA Division I men’s and women’s ice hockey teams as part of a series of strategic initiatives intended to position the university to be amongst the most agile and professionally f...


tennessee state
May 24, 2021

HBCU Tennessee State May Add Men’s & Women’s Hockey

Tennessee State University could become the first historically black institution to have varsity men's and women's ice hockey teams. A feasibility study is exploring the possibility that would also make the university the first in the state to establ...


uconn
May 24, 2021

UConn Breaks Ground for New Ice Hockey Arena

Saturday, May 22, 2021, will mark the beginning of a new era for the UConn men's and women's hockey programs with the official groundbreaking for the brand-new UConn Ice Hockey Arena on Jim Calhoun Way. Joining current and former hockey student-at...


observations
May 12, 2021

10 Observations of a Successful Coach

What makes a successful coach? While the answers may differ depending on who you ask, they will all undoubtedly agree there is no single way to be successful. Through my years of working within athletics, I have made many observations about what i...