Frozen Four

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Paul Hamilton
April 13, 2019 - 11:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Minnesota Duluth played like champions on Saturday, shutting out UMass 3-0 to win their second straight NCAA championship. The Bulldogs became the first team since Denver in 2005 to win back-to-back championships. Duluth came out flying in the first period, forcing Filip...
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Paul Hamilton
April 12, 2019 - 12:26 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - UMass looked dead in the water in the third period, but found a way to beat the Pioneers in overtime 4-3. Marc Del Gaizo’s one-timer from the top of the left circle was an absolute laser that beat Filip Larsson. Del Gaizo is no stranger to scoring goals as that was his 13th...
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Paul Hamilton
April 11, 2019 - 9:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - You had to feel bad for Sabres' fourth round draft pick Jacob Bryson. The Providence junior had a very good game for the Friars, but it wasn’t enough as Minnesota Duluth won 4-1 to earn its third straight NCAA finals birth. The game was close throughout as Duluth scored...
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Paul Hamilton
April 10, 2019 - 11:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo hosted the Frozen Four back in 2003. Minnesota took the title over New Hampshire and had a kid named Thomas Vanek who helped the Gophers win it all. Vanek had 31 goals and 62 points in 45 games his freshman year. Vanek was dominant and he was ready, “As a college kid...
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Paul Hamilton
April 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jacob Bryson was the Sabres' fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. He’s in his junior season at Providence and he’s here in Buffalo for the Frozen Four. Bryson is one of the Friars' leaders, but he’s an undersized defenseman. He’s enjoying his first taste of Western New...
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Brayton Wilson
April 18, 2017 - 1:47 pm
College hockey's Frozen Four tournament is returning to Buffalo for the first time since 2003. On Tuesday, NCAA Ice Hockey made the announcement on Twitter that the City of Buffalo and KeyBank Center will host the Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship from April 11 through April 13, 2019. Start...
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April 09, 2017 - 11:41 am
By: Mike Jafari @mjafariWGR The Denver Pioneers are back on top of the college hockey world after defeating the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 3-2 on Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. It is the Pioneers' first NCAA title since 2005, and the eighth title in school history...
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Brayton Wilson
March 19, 2017 - 2:52 pm
@BJWilsonWGR The brackets have been released for the 2017 NCAA Division I Ice Hockey Tournament, and three Buffalo Sabres prospects will compete for a chance at a college hockey championship. Forward Sean Malone (Harvard), defenseman Anthony Florentino (Providence) and goalie Cal Petersen (Notre...
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