2012-13 Men's Hockey News

June 5, 2013
Jordan Singer Earns CoSIDA Academic All-American Honors
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey player Jordan Singer (Sr.-Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial) has been named to the 2012-13 Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-America At-Large Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

June 5, 2013
Men's Hockey Announces 2012-13 Team Award Winners
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team honored its players for their efforts during the 2012-13 season as head coach Matt Loen recently announced the team award winners.

April 22, 2013
Blugold Men's Hockey National Championship Celebration set for April 25
EAU CLAIRE - Members of the general public as well as University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Blugold Men's Hockey National Championship Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 25 in the Woodland Theater on the third floor of Davies Center.

April 9, 2013
Men's Hockey Players & Coach Earn USCHO.com and D3hockey.com Honors
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey players and head coach Matt Loen were honored recently with USCHO.com and D3hockey.com recognition.

March 21, 2013
Blugold Men's Hockey Team Ranked No. 1 in Both National Polls
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team has reached its highest ranking ever, No. 1, in the final editions of both the D3hockey.com and USCHO.com Top 15 polls. The Blugolds ended the season winning the NCAA Division III national championship, the first NCAA title in school history. The completed the year with a record of 24-5-2.

March 16, 2013
Blugolds Are National Champs
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team capped off its best season in school history with a 5-3 win over Oswego State (N.Y.) to claim the NCAA Division III National Championship.

March 15, 2013
Men's Hockey to Play for National Title after 5-1 Win in Semifinal
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Blugolds.com) – The fourth-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team will play for the 2013 NCAA Division III title after defeating seventh-ranked Utica College (N.Y.) 5-1 in the semifinals at Herb Brooks Arena Friday night.

March 14, 2013
Three Men's Hockey Players Named AHCA All-Americans
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey players have been named 2013 CCM Division III All-Americans, announced by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) tonight at the NCAA Division III Championship student-athlete banquet prior to the start of the Frozen Four.

March 14, 2013
Men's Hockey NCAA Frozen Four Information, Links & Watch Party
The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team has advanced to the finals of the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship for the first time in history and will compete Friday at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) against Utica College (N.Y.) at Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. The championship game is set for 7 p.m. (Eastern) Saturday.

March 14, 2013
Men's Hockey Head Coach Matt Loen Named National Coach of the Year
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey head coach Matt Loen has done what no other coach has done in program history – guiding his 2013 team to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four, winning an NCHA title and being named the Edward Jeremiah Award winner, given annually to the NCAA Division III Coach of the Year.

March 9, 2013
Blugolds Advance to First-Ever Frozen Four with Win Over St. Norbert
DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - One week ago, St. Norbert College came to Eau Claire and defeated the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team, taking the Peters Cup Championship and an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament.

March 6, 2013
Blugolds Advance to Quarterfinals for Rematch with St. Norbert
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — They UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team will get the rematch they wanted with St. Norbert College after falling to them in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association championship this past Saturday at Hobbs Ice Center.

March 5, 2013
Men's Hockey Headed to NCAA Championship Ranked Fourth
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team is ranked fourth in both the D3hockey.com and USCHO.com Top 15 polls, announced March 4.

March 4, 2013
Singer Named NCHA Scholar-Athlete
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) — The Northern Collegiate Hockey Association announced the 2013 All-Academic Team today and UW-Eau Claire’s Jordan Singer (Sr.-Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial) was selected as the NCHA Scholar-Athlete winner. Singer is a business management major and three-time All-Academic winner.

March 3, 2013
Blugold Men's Hockey Selected to NCAA Division III Championship
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team didn’t get into the NCAA Division III Championship the way it would have liked, the Blugolds have earned an at-large selection to advance, NCAA officials announced today.

March 2, 2013
Blugolds Fall Short in Peters Cup Final
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — It was a tale of two different teams, with two different histories. The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team was searching for its first Peters Cup, while St. Norbert College was going after its 11th and final Peters Cup.

March 1, 2013
Blugold Men's Ice Hockey Second in the Nation
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team is now ranked second in both the USCHO.com and D3hockey.com national polls, announced Feb. 25. The Blugolds also received two first-place votes in the D3hockey.com poll while earning four in the USCHO.com poll.

February 23, 2013
Men's Hockey Headed to Peters Cup Final with Win over Falcons
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The second-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team is out to do something no other team has done in school history, win the Peters Cup as the NCHA champion.

February 21, 2013
Blugold Men's Hockey Second and Third in National Polls
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team is ranked second in the USCHO.com and third in the D3hockey.com Top 15 national rankings, announced Feb. 18.

February 19, 2013
Seven Blugolds Earn All-WIAC Men's Hockey Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Seven UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey players have received All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) honors, four on the first team and three honorably mentioned, WIAC officials announced today. Additionally, Blugold head coach Matt Loen was named Coach of the Year.

February 19, 2013
Men's Hockey Player Jordan Singer Named WIAC Scholar-Athlete
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Jordan Singer (Sr.-Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial) has been selected the recipient of the 2013 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Max Sparger Men’s Ice Hockey Scholar-Athlete Award.

February 14, 2013
Stephenson Leads Six Blugolds Receiving All-NCHA Honors
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Brandon Stephenson (Sr.-Saline, Mich.) led six UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey players on this year’s All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association team by being named Player of the Year. Additionally, Blugold head coach Matt Loen was named Coach of the Year.

February 12, 2013
Three Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

February 9, 2013
Blugolds Claim First NCHA Championship Outright
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — With at least a share of the conference title and a first round bye in the NCHA tournament already wrapped up, the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team needed a win or a tie over UW-Superior to take the title outright and prevent St. Norbert from earning a share of the championship.

February 8, 2013
Saints Spoil Blugolds' Regular Season Home Finale
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — It was one of those nights. The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team did not get a bounce, and College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) goalie, Colin Rundell was a big reason for that.

February 5, 2013
Jordan Singer Named WIAC Men's Hockey Athlete of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey player Jordan Singer (Sr.-Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial) has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

February 4, 2013
Blugold Men's Hockey Moves up in National Rankings
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team moved up in both the USCHO.com and D3hockey.com Top 15 national rankings, announced February 4. In the D3hockey.com poll, the Blugolds are ranked second and also received two first-place votes. They were ranked fourth a week ago. In the USCHO.com poll, Eau Claire is fourth and received one first-place vote. Last week, the Blugolds were tied for fifth.

February 2, 2013
Men's Hockey Captures First-Ever NCHA Title
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The fifth-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team needed just one win in its final three games to earn at least a share of the NCHA title, and the Blugolds got that win tonight, defeating UW-River Falls 3-2 at Hobbs Ice Center.

February 1, 2013
Mantha's Last Second Goal Gives Blugolds Dramatic Victory
MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — To say the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team won a dramatic game Friday night over host and rival UW-Stout would probably be an understatement.

January 31, 2013
Blugold Men's Hockey Moves up in National Polls
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team moved up in the January 28 USCHO.com and D3hockey.com Top 15 rankings. In the D3hockey.com poll, the Blugolds went from being seventh to No. 4. In the USCHO.com rankings, the Blugolds are now tied for fifth after being sixth a week ago. Eau Claire also received one first place vote in the poll.

January 29, 2013
Brandon Stephenson Receives NCHA Player of the Week Honor
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey goaltender Brandon Stephenson (Sr.-Saline, Mich.) has been named Player of the Week in the NCHA Men’s Conference for the week ending January 27. Stephenson made 61 saves in two wins last weekend that put the Blugolds alone in the first place and solidified home ice for at least the first two rounds of the NCHA playoffs.

January 29, 2013
Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men’s diver Nick Badilla (Sr.-Appleton, Wis./North) and men’s hockey goalie Brandon Stephenson (Sr.-Saline, Mich.) have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

January 26, 2013
Stephenson Ties Career Record for Wins in Victory Over Pointers
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — Coming off a huge win Friday night against St. Norbert, the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team had to get right back to work as they traveled to Stevens Point for another key NCHA matchup.

January 25, 2013
Men's Hockey Blanks St. Norbert For Second Time in School History
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With the sixth-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team and second-ranked St. Norbert College Green Knights tied for first place in the NCHA coming into tonight’s game, the Blugolds came away with the win, defeating St. Norbert 3-0 at the Hobbs Ice Center.

January 24, 2013
Men's Hockey Remains Sixth and Seventh in National Polls
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team remained sixth in the USCHO.com and seventh in the D3hockey.com national rankings, which were released Jan. 21. The Blugolds are currently 14-3-2 on the season and 9-2-1 in the NCHA, tied for first place with St. Norbert College. The two teams will face each other Friday in Hobbs Ice Center.

January 23, 2013
Four Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Four UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

January 19, 2013
Two-Goal Third Period Sends Men's Hockey Past Yellowjackets
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - A slow start didn’t stop the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team from taking down UW-Superior 3-1 in an NCHA matchup at Hobbs Ice Center tonight.

January 18, 2013
Blugolds Snap Two-Game Winless Streak
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team needed a quick start coming off a tie and a loss in their previous two games. They jumped all over the visiting UW-Superior Yellowjackets early and held on in the end for a 5-2 victory.

January 12, 2013
Blugolds Play to Draw In Second Straight Overtime Match
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team faced off against St. Olaf (Minn.) on Saturday and the two teams played to a 2-2 overtime draw.

January 11, 2013
Men's Hockey Ranked Eighth and Sixth Nationally
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team is ranked sixth in the USCHO.com top 15 poll and eighth in the D3hockey.com top 15 poll, according to the Jan. 7 rankings.

January 5, 2013
Blugolds Fall to Cobbers in Overtime
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team came out and dominated play throughout most of the game against Concordia-Moorehead (Minn.). Unfortunately, they did not get the end result they were hoping for, falling 2-1, in overtime.

January 4, 2013
Blugolds Open 2013 With Victory Over Johnnies
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — After nearly a month break, the UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team finally was back in action, playing its first game of 2013. The Blugolds welcomed Saint John's (Minn.) to Hobbs Ice Center for a non-conference matchup and despite a slow start, the Blugolds came alive and defeated the Johnnies 5-1.

December 10, 2012
Blugold Men's Hockey Heads into Break Ranked Third & Fifth
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team completed the first half of its season with an 11-2-1 record and is now ranked third in the Dec. 10 USCHO.com Top 15 Poll and fifth in the D3hockey.com Top 15 Poll.

December 8, 2012
Blugolds Fall Short Against Falcons
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — Playing their final game before the holiday break, the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team was looking to finish on a high note. But UW-River Falls had other ideas, handing the Blugolds just their second loss of the season, a 2-1 final.

December 7, 2012
Victory Over Falcons Gets Blugolds Back on Track
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — After suffering their first loss of the season last weekend, the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team got back on track Friday night against UW-River Falls with a 5-1 victory.

December 3, 2012
Blugold Men's Hockey Remains in Top Four Nationally in Dec. 3 Polls
In the December 3 rankings, the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team stayed the same in one poll while dropping one spot in the other. The Blugolds are ranked third in the latest USCHO.com Top 15 poll and fourth in the newest D3hockey.com Top 15 poll.

December 1, 2012
Pointers Hand Blugolds First Loss of the Season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team endured something they haven’t through 11 games so far this year, a loss. Playing UW-Stevens Point for the second straight night, the Blugolds fell 4-3 in overtime in a heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Pointers.

November 30, 2012
Blugolds Score Three in Second Period to Defeat Pointers
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — Coming off a weekend where they scored 18 goals in two games, the third-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team was looking to keep the momentum going as they welcomed NCHA opponent UW-Stevens Point to town.

November 26, 2012
Blugold Men's Hockey No. 3 in Two November 26 National Polls
The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team is ranked third in two nationals, which were announced Nov. 26. The Blugolds are third in both the D3hockey.com and USCHO.com Top 15 rankings, the highest ranking the team has ever received in the history of the polls.

November 25, 2012
Men's Hockey Sweeps Concordia to Stay Undefeated
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The fourth-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team remained undefeated on the season with a 6-3 victory over Concordia University (Wis.) at Hobbs Ice Center today.

November 24, 2012
Men's Hockey Wins High-Scoring Affair; Blugolds Still Unbeaten
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the game started off fairly slow, the fourth-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team was sparked with six second-period goals and went on to beat Concordia University (Wis.) 12-4 at Hobbs Ice Center tonight.

November 20, 2012
Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

November 19, 2012
Blugold Men's Hockey Jumps in November 19 National Polls
The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team has reached its highest ranking ever in both the USCHO.com and D3hockey.com Top 15 polls. In the USCHO.com poll, the Blugolds are fourth while they are third in the D3hockey.com poll.

November 17, 2012
Blugolds Remain Unbeaten With Tie in Overtime
DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The eighth-ranked UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team stayed undefeated in a 3-3 overtime tie against third-ranked St. Norbert College tonight.

November 16, 2012
Blugolds Remain Unbeaten with Win Over 3rd-Ranked St. Norbert
DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Friday night’s game with St. Norbert was an important one for the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team for many reasons. The Green Knights are the defending back-to-back National Champions and they are ranked No. 3 in the nation in the latest USCHO.com poll.

November 13, 2012
Three Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

November 13, 2012
Isaiah Bennis Selected NCHA Player of the Week
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire men's hockey forward Isaiah Bennis (Sr.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) has been named Player of the Week in the NCHA Men’s Conference for the week ending November 12. Bennis played a major role in a weekend sweep at St. Scholastica, keeping the Blugolds undefeated at 6-0.

November 10, 2012
Men's Hockey Team Outlasts St. Scholastica
DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team moved to a perfect 6-0 after tonight’s victory over the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.), by a score of 7-5. The win was the second consecutive win for the Blugolds in two nights, both against the Saints.

November 9, 2012
Men's Hockey Trounces Saints on the Road
DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team kept its winning streak alive, beating the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 5-1 tonight. The win brought the Blugolds’ record to a perfect 5-0.

November 7, 2012
Andrew McCabe Named NCHA Player of the Week
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men's hockey player Andrew McCabe (Sr.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) has been named Player of the Week in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association for the week ending November 5.

November 3, 2012
Men's Hockey Remains Perfect with Win Over Bethel
BLAINE, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team won its fourth straight game, maintaining an undefeated start to the season for the first time since 2008. The Blugolds recorded the win against Bethel University (Minn.) on the road in a 3-2 victory.

November 2, 2012
Blugolds Outlast Pipers in a Nail-Biter
VANDAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team beat out the Hamline Pipers (Minn.) 5-4 in the Blugolds first away match of the season, bringing the team's overall record to 3-0-0.

October 30, 2012
Three Blugolds Receive WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been selected as Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

October 27, 2012
Blugolds Win Second Straight Over Blue Devils
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — It would be difficult to imagine a better start to the season for the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team. A 4-1 win Saturday night at Hobbs Ice Center gave the Blugolds their second NCHA victory in as many games.

October 26, 2012
Blugolds Open Season With Victory Over I-94 Rival
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — Last year the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team started the season with a loss to I-94 rival UW-Stout. This year, they played host to the Blue Devils to open the season and made sure to return the favor.

October 25, 2012
Men's Hockey Season Preview: Blugolds Start Season Oct. 26 vs. Stout
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team will kick off the new season Friday (Oct. 26), hosting UW-Stout for a weekend series at Hobbs Ice Center.

October 23, 2012
Join the Blugolds for Youth Night - October 27 & November 25
This season, join the Blugold men's hockey team for two Youth Night events, October 27 and November 25. Wear your youth hockey jersey to the game and get in FREE, plus you can skate with the team after the game.

October 17, 2012
Men's Hockey Picked to Finish Fifth in NCHA
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team, which kicks off the 2012-13 season Oct. 26, is picked to finish fifth in the conference this year according to a vote by league coaches.


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