hockey

behavior
November 1, 2023

Youth hockey parent suspended for inappropriate behavior toward referee

A youth hockey parent from Minnesota has been suspended from attending games after a video surfaced of his behavior toward a referee. The 17-second video showed a man running down the bleachers yelling and throwing money at a referee during a Brai...


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. ...


asu
May 23, 2022

ASU Says Coyotes Can Paint Logo on Ice Arena

Following a report last week that stated the Arizona Coyotes will not be allowed to modify the look of the ice surface at Arizona State University's (ASU) multipurpose facility, Sun Devils officials spoke with AZCentral to set the record straight. ...


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...


junior
February 23, 2022

Junior Hockey Player Banned for Life after Punching Ref

A Massachusetts junior hockey player has received a lifetime ban from the United States Premier Hockey League after he punched a referee in the face. Video from the incident shows the Massachusetts-based South Shore Kings player shoving a referee ...


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 ...


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...