Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – Players who have signed pro contracts so far

Now that the 2017-18 college hockey season is in the rearview mirror, it is decision time for players around the country, including here in the mitten, regarding their futures as a pro. Let’s take a look at the players here in the state of Michigan who have decided to ink pro contracts and continue their … Read more

Multiple Mitten representatives among 10 best hockey cities in America

Here in Michigan, we pride ourselves on our hockey and the countless opportunities to play the sport. The Detroit Red Wings just went through one of the more impressive runs in professional sports history, qualifying for the playoffs in 25 straight seasons that ended in 2016. College hockey is also a big staple here in … Read more

Multiple mitten teams make men’s college hockey NCAA tournament

The flurries have settled and we can now begin the road to the Final Frozen Four. The college hockey regular season officially wrapped up on Saturday with a multitude of conference tournaments coming to a close. Many automatic qualifiers were up for grabs, including in the WCHA where a pair of in-state rivals in the … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup, College Hockey – Michigan Tech vs. Northern Michigan

And then there were two. We entered last week with four of the seven Division I college hockey programs in the mitten still left standing in the postseason. That has since then been cut in half, following series losses to both Michigan and Western Michigan last weekend. Michigan (20-14-3) lost 3-2 in overtime to arch-rival … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 24

You know what’s great about these articles? We go as the teams go. And as it stands now, four teams are still alive and well heading into this weekend. We saw two more casualties this past weekend: Ferris State (14-23-1) and Michigan State (12-22-2). The former WCHA 6-seed Bulldogs were bounced by 3-seed and No. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 23

Few things, if any, are better than playoff hockey. Any Michigander will vouch for that. It goes for the college kids as well, and the postseason for many of the mitten-made teams begins this weekend. The Big Ten and WCHA begin their three-week conference tournaments this week, while the NCHC wraps up their regular season. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 22

We’ve reached the finish line… well, mostly. Six of the seven college hockey teams here in the mitten wrap up their regular seasons this weekend and conference tournaments for our Big Ten and WCHA contingent will begin next weekend. And just about every game we have here in the mitten this week has major playoff … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 21

The mitten is heating up and so is the action on ice here. Mitten teams have anywhere from two to six games left on the schedule and regardless who you root for, every shift and every play counts toward making a strong finish towards the end. It’ll be a limited schedule here again this weekend. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 20

We’ve got more enticing hockey here in the mitten this week. Without question, the focal point will be a reunion of rivals in the Big Ten, in which one of the two games in the series will take place in downtown Detroit. Exempt from this week’s mitten hockey coverage will be Ferris State (12-19-1) and … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 19

February, for all of college hockey, brings the final stretch of the regular season. With scheduled games dwindling quickly, each one becomes that much more important. A number of teams in the mitten may be playing their season’s most important pair of games this weekend. With six of the seven mitten-made clubs on the road, … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 18

Last weekend was an exciting one for college hockey in the mitten with eight of the 12 games featuring the state’s seven Division I programs being decided by just one goal. We now turn our attention to Week 18 and the final weekend in January. Only six of the seven mitten-made hockey clubs will be … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 17

Mittens is back with a weekly roundup of the Mitten’s College Hockey Roundup. This week will feature both Michigan and Michigan State tangling with ranked teams in their own conference, as well as an in-state showdown in the upper peninsula. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS RECAP: Ferris State (10-15-1) earned a split with Lake Superior State up … Read more

Huskies top Spartans, advance to GLI Championship Game

The Michigan Tech Huskies opened the 53rd annual Great Lakes Invitational at Little Caesars Arena with a 5-2 victory over the Michigan State Spartans on Monday (Jan. 1) in Detroit. MTU sophomore goaltender Robbie Beydoun made 29 stops in the victory for the Huskies, while senior forward Alex Gillies had the game-winning goal to go … Read more

LOOK: 53rd Annual Great Lakes Invitational Preview

This may be one of the more compelling (in terms of closeness of competition) Great Lakes Invitational events in recent memory, with the potential for some pretty solid crowds. Geographically, this is about as good as it gets. The fourth invitee in Bowling Green State is just 82 miles down the road with a passionate … Read more

WEEK 12: Ferris State at Northern Michigan; Lake Superior State at Michigan Tech

Hard to imagine that we’ve already reached the halfway point in the 2017-18 college hockey season. This is the final week of play for the majority of teams around the country before taking a week off for the holidays. Some teams effectively played their final first-half series last weekend and won’t resume play until roughly … Read more

WEEK 11: Michigan, Michigan State resume rivalry; Ferris State battles Michigan Tech

We have ourselves a full slate of college hockey this week in Michigan. All seven teams are in action, including a pair of in-state conference showdowns. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS vs. MI-TECH HUSKIES RECAP: Ferris State (8-9-1) found themselves a nice rhythm had home last weekend against Alaska-Anchorage, potting seven goals in total en route to … Read more