Editor's note: An item regarding Navy's Division I hockey plans was inadvertently published in this space and has since been removed. We regret the error.

January 30, 2008
Hockey Humanitarian Award Finalists Named

Bucky BadgerColgate sophomore defenseman Ethan Cox is the lone Division I men's representative among the eight finalists for the 2008 Hockey Human Award.

Other finalists in addition to Cox are Hobart junior Ryan Adler, Williams College senior William Bruce, Wisconsin-Stout senior Jeff DeFrancesca, Northeastern junior Missy Elumba, Ohio State senior Jody Heywood, Wayne State senior Ashley King, and Williams College senior Caralyn Quan.

The Hockey Humanitarian Award, given annually to the college game's finest citizen, will be presented Friday, April 11 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

January 17, 2008
WCHA Denies Wisconsin Protest

Bucky BadgerThe WCHA has denied Wisconsin's protest of the outcome of the Badgers' game against Denver last Friday, Jan. 11.

Badger forward Matt Ford appeard to score a goal with less than a second left in regulation to tie the game at 3-3. Though television replays showed that Ford scored with 0.9 seconds remaining, referee Randy Schmidt ruled that the puck did not cross the line prior to the end of the period, allowing Denver to escape with a 3-2 win. The league acknowleged the error Saturday.

In a statement issued today, the WCHA cited two items from the current NCAA hockey rules and interpretation book as the basis for its decision. One bylaw states that protests are not recognized our allowed; the other states that the referee's decision is final, nullifying the appeal.

January 14, 2008
Freshman Forward Bergman Leaves Notre Dame

Notre Dame coach Jeff Jackson announced Monday that freshman forward Robin Bergman left the team and will return to the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the United States Hockey League.

Bergman, a 6-0, 195-pound left wing from Stockholm, Sweden, appeared in 20 games for the Fighting Irish this season, scoring one goal and six assists.

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