Author Archives: Chris Peters

About Chris Peters

Editor of The United States of Hockey. Contributor to, USA Hockey Magazine and more. Former USA Hockey PR guy. Current Iowan.

2014 IIHF World Under-18 Championship Team USA Preview

The U.S. National Under-18 Team will look to improve on its silver medal finish at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship this year, while continuing a medal streak that dates back to 2004. The World Under-18 Championship will be held in … Continue reading

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Frozen Four: Minnesota, Union Examples of What Makes College Hockey Great

College hockey’s national champion will be crowned Saturday night in Philadelphia. The two teams squaring off for the national title represent both the storied past of college hockey and its future. On one side sits one of the country’s proudest … Continue reading

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15 Reasons To Watch the Frozen Four Tonight

Frozen Four. Those two words alone should be music to the ears of any hockey fan. The greatest spectacle college hockey has to offer is upon us and tonight at 5 p.m. ET, we’ll be treated to one of the … Continue reading

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Mark Osiecki named head coach of 2015 U.S. National Junior Team

Mark Osiecki has been named head coach of the U.S. National Junior Team for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, USA Hockey announced today. The former Ohio State head coach has been an assistant on each of the last three … Continue reading

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2014 Frozen Four Preview: Minnesota, Boston College, Union & North Dakota at a Glance

Thursday marks the beginning of the end of the 2013-14 college hockey season. Only four teams remain and they’ll all be in Philadelphia Thursday competing for a spot in Saturday’s national championship game. The two best teams in the East have … Continue reading

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College Hockey Roundup: Frozen Four Set, Folin to Market, Gaudreau Dazzles, More

A great weekend of NCAA tournament came to a close Sunday night with the Frozen Four field finalized. After 12 exciting games, Union, Boston College, Minnesota and North Dakota are all that remain. Three No. 1 seeds and one of … Continue reading

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College Hockey: NCAA Tournament Game-by-Game Preview

The most exciting weekend in hockey is near. The road tot he 2014 Frozen Four is now a 15-game sprint with one team four wins away from being crowned college hockey’s national champion. To get it started, I wanted to … Continue reading

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College Hockey Roundup: Postseason Primer, Players to Watch, Realignment Reviewed

Starting Thursday afternoon in St. Paul, Minnesota, the most exciting four weeks of hockey makes its annual return when the conference tournament finales kick off across the country. The only thing as unpredictable and entertaining as college hockey’s postseason may … Continue reading

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NHL College Free Agent Tracker 2014 (Updated 4/15)

With the college hockey season winding down and some teams already done for the year after missing out on the postseason, the NCAA free agent season is upon us. Undrafted players currently too old to be selected in the NHL … Continue reading

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2014 NTDP Tryout Camp Roster Announced

Every year around this time, the NTDP unveils its tryout camp roster for next season’s U.S. National Under-17 Team. This year, the NTDP is inviting 52 of the best American players born in 1998 to compete in the four-day camp … Continue reading

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