Minnesota endured a season of questions, but the defending champs enter the NCAA Tournament with plenty of answers.
After the UMass hockey team's historic sweep of Maine, the Minutemen have dealt with the distracions -- and hope they continue.
Harvard senior Jennifer Botterill quietly closed in on the Division I all-time leading scoring record.
Thanks to a terrific top line, Minnesota State-Mankato finds itself near the top of the WCHA.
St. Cloud State, though plagued by injuries, is aiming for a fourth stratight NCAA Tournament appearance.
As the season inches closer to the conference tournaments, teams are starting to separate themselves.
Freshman goaltender Jimmy Howard has helped the Black Bears to the top of the national rankings.
Colorado College forward Noah Clarke might have grown up in California, but he's at home on the ice.
With a more experienced squad and a coach that understands what it takes to win in the competitive CCHA, Ohio State is primed for a postseason ride of their own.
College hockey notebook
Crimson coach Katey Stone has Harvard in contention for the national title.
North Dakota's Zach Parise is off to a flying start in his collegiate career.
Several early departures to the NHL have left the Wolverines with a number of question marks entering 2002-03.
Yale women's ice hockey coach Hilary Witt can easily relate to her team. After all, she is not far removed from her own playing days.
Michigan claimed the national title in field hockey last year -- and are looking to repeat.