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Lawsuit alleges sexual assault by hockey coach, cover-up

May. 15, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 1980s University of Minnesota hockey recruit is among five men suing a former Gophers assistant coach and the school as well as other hockey organizations on allegations they were sexually assaulted by the coach and it was covered up. The federal...

UMass assistant to become new head hockey coach at UMaine

May. 12, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The associate head coach at the University of Massachusetts hockey program is jumping from a national championship to a head coaching gig in Maine. University of Maine announced Wednesday that Ben Barr is the new men's ice hockey coach for the Black...

Report: Northwestern promotes Polisky to athletic director

May. 02, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern has decided to promote longtime deputy athletic director Mike Polisky replace Jim Phillips as athletic director, The Chicago Tribune reported on Sunday. A Chicago-area native, Polisky joined Northwestern's...

One-time transfer rule clears last NCAA step, starts in 2021

Apr. 28, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Division I Board of Directors ratified a rule change Wednesday that will allow all athletes who have not yet transferred the ability to do so one time in a college career and be immediately eligible to play. The Division I Council adopted...

UConn trustees green-light $70 million on-campus hockey rink

Apr. 28, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a new $70 million plan to build a 2,600-seat hockey rink on campus, a facility that will be smaller and much more expensive than originally anticipated. The school has been...

Immediately eligible: NCAA on verge of transfer rule change

Apr. 13, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

Whether it is the start of free agency in college sports or simply the fair thing to finally do for the athletes, the NCAA is about to make a monumental change to its transfer rules. The Division I Council meets Wednesday and Thursday, and the agenda includes voting on a...

UMass beats St. Cloud State 5-0, wins first NCAA title

Apr. 10, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Filip Lindberg had 25 saves, Aaron Bohlinger scored his first career goal, and Massachusetts beat St. Cloud State 5-0 on Saturday night to win the program's first NCAA title. After St. Cloud State turnover, Bohlinger led a breakaway and dropped the...

Caufield wins Hobey Baker Award, scores twice in pro debut

Apr. 09, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Wisconsin forward Cole Caufield won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday night as the top college hockey player, then scored twice in his professional debut. Caufield edged North Dakota forward Shane Pinto and Minnesota State goaltender Dryden McKay. He also...

Maine hockey coach Red Gendron dies unexpectedly at 63

Apr. 09, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — University of Maine hockey coach Red Gendron died unexpectedly Friday, the school announced. He was 63. The Boston native, who took over coaching the Black Bears in 2013, died after suffering a medical emergency, university officials said. ...

UMass tops two-time defending champion Minn. Duluth in semis

Apr. 09, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Garrett Wait scored in overtime and short-handed Massachusetts beat two-time defending champion Minnesota Duluth 3-2 on Thursday night in the Frozen Four semifinals. UMass (19-5-4) advances to Saturday’s national championship game against St. Cloud...