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YCH News, Issue #025 -- Sochi Olympics and NCAA Hockey
March 14, 2014
Your College Hockey Journey Begins Here!
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The 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia are over and NCAA hockey has made its stamp on the men's and women's national programs throughout the world.
We watched some excellent games in both divisions. We were on the edge of our seats as the US battled Canada in the Women's Championship and we learned first hand about the success that results from discipline and the excellence of execution from the Canadian Men's team.
One of the big things I noticed about these games is the presence of the NCAA in ice hockey. NCAA Ice Hockey is no longer a North American thing. It is a Global thing!
In the men's division, there were current and alumni players on five different countries. On the women's side, the were six countries represented. In total, there were ten countries represented in the main tournament and over 90 current and alumni players and coaches.
More players from around the world are setting their sights on playing NCAA ice hockey. The competition to earn a spot is increasing. The big question from this is "What are you doing to get noticed?".
Your College Hockey has joined Coach Nye and the team at UHS - Ultimate Hockey Source. I look forward to being part of Coach Nye's team. The team at UHS, under the guidance of Coach Nye, is an excellent resource for those who love hockey and want to learn more.
You will be able to gain great insights and learn valuable information from the team Coach Nye has assembled. So remember to check the YCH News and blog on a regular basis to stay in touch with the UHS Team!
This is a new feature for YCH News. We will have a different team or topic each month. Each article will provide 10 not so well known bits of information to help with your research. The goal of this information is to help you gather all the information to find the school and team that is the right fit for you.
This month we focus on University of New Hampshire Wildcats Men's Team. Click on this link for 10 Things You May Not Know About University of New Hampshire Wildcats Men's Hockey Team to help you in your team and school research.
The Beanpot - one of the most well known college hockey tournaments - completed this year's tourney with Boston College taking ownership of all the hardware.
BC won both the men's and women's tournaments!
On the women's side, Boston College defeated Northeastern 3-0 in the women's Beanpot Championship. They broke Northeastern's streak of two consecutive Beanpot titles. This is the fifth Beanpot Championship for the BC women's hockey team.
For the men, Boston beat Northeastern 4-1 to win their fifth consecutive tournament title. It was the 19th overall for Boston College and the 8th for Coach Jerry York.
It's Playoff Time! The playoffs have started and we are gathering the results to keep you up to date. Check out the YCH Blog to find out who will be travelling to the Frozen Four!.
We have some cool and interesting things planned for 2014 - from new articles to new resources and new products - to provide you, our visitor, with the most up to date and current information to
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We have some new things at Your College Hockey this month. You can check out our new Pinterest Board - "Your College Hockey Campuses" and see pictures of the NCAA hockey campuses. It's a great board to follow as we are constantly adding new pins to give you a sense of the different college campuses.
You can check out our new LinkedIn Company Page for Your College Hockey.
We are now on Google+ . It's a work in progress as we learn the ins and outs of Google's Social media platform. Join us on our Google+ page as we share insights, information and updates in the college hockey world.
We have a new interactive feature at YCH News. You can join our team and be a YCH Blogger. Share your favorite recruiting stories, your best recruiting tips or be a playoff blogger and follow your favorite team on their journey to the Frozen Four.
In our other interactive features, you can ask questions and receive answers from an NCAA coach so you can learn more about the NCAA process in our "Ask the Coach" section.
You can start to pass along your thoughts and information in three of our already operating interactive sections. Let other players know why you are choosing to Play College Hockey. in our "Why Play College Hockey" section.
Now, at Your-College-Hockey.com, you can follow all the college hockey news stories stories from the world wide major news sources at Google and Bing. You can provide comments on the news and, best of all, you can become a reporter and an editor
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