ECAC Hockey: Red Dawn
Some consider 2011-2012 a breakthrough year for ECAC Hockey—Union became the first team to represent the league in the Frozen Four since 2003 and Cornell advanced to the Midwest Regional final.
Could this season be even better for ECAC Hockey? Cornell, led by Andy Iles (pictured), is the league favorite and a Frozen Four hopeful, Union remains strong, and Harvard is eying a return to the NCAA Tournament. We've got the league covered in our ECAC Hockey preview.
FIRST SHIFT: WEEK ONE
The first full weekend of the college hockey season had upsets and beatdowns, shootouts and shutouts, and milestones and firsts. Check out INCH's First Shift, a scrapbook of the previous weekend in college hockey where we've clipped and saved the most memorable moments for your perusal. | First Shift
Plenty of college hockey action on the tube to keep you entertained on Friday and Saturday nights from now until April.
We've got the results of 2012-13 conference preseason coaches and media polls.
FROZEN FOUR: BOSTON COLLEGE WINS AGAIN
Boston College 4, Ferris State 1 | Frozen First Shift
Inside the BC Room: Trophy Chase Ends With Biggest of 'Em All
Inside the Ferris Room: Bulldogs Poised for Bright Future
Jerry York: The Greatest Coach in College Hockey History
Tampa's Frozen Future: College Hockey's Bowl Game
2012 NCAA Tournament: INCH Archive
Leading the way is Colgate senior forward Austin Smith, our choice for national player of the year and a first team All-American selection.
Player of the Year: Austin Smith, Colgate
Coach of the Year: Dave Hakstol, North Dakota
Freshman of the Year: Joey LaLeggia, Denver
Goalie of the Year: Shawn Hunwick, Michigan
Defenseman of the Year: Torey Krug, Michigan State
The Teams: INCH All-Americans | INCH Freshman All-Americans
CONNOLLY WINS HOBEY BAKER AWARD
After winning a national title in 2011, Minnesota Duluth forward Jack Connolly was named the recipient of 2012 Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to college hockey's top player. | Full story
Also: AHCA All-Americans