INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE HOCKEY
Key Historical Facts and Terms
like Conn Smythe, are hardly reserved for the NHL. Here are a few
names and terms from college hockey culture to familiarize yourself
Baker: College hockey's award for the top player in the
game is named for the sport's first legend. Hobey Baker was a standout
football and hockey player at Princeton in the 1910s, quite possibly
the best American ever to lace 'em up. He died in a plane crash
in World War I.
MacNaughton Cup: This Stanley Cup-sized chalice goes to
the regular-season winner of the WCHA. It's accepted with some trepidation,
however: at least recently, regular season success has led to postseason
Beanpot: This just-completed tournament pits four Boston
Boston College, Boston University, Harvard and Northeastern –
each February at the FleetCenter.
Arena: This Colorado Springs resort hosted the first 10
NCAA Tournaments. The college coach of the year award is named after
its proprietor, Spencer Penrose.
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