Ice Breaker Tournament History
You know it's time for hockey when the Ice Breaker Tournament is on the calendar.Marking
the traditional start to the college hockey season, the annual Ice Breaker Tournament celebrates its 17th season in 2013-14.
Ice Breaker Tournament serves as a competitive early season test for some contenders of the NCAA championship.
1997, the event has taken place at a slew of on- and off-campus venues, including the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin; the
Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota; and the Scottrade Center in St Louis, Missouri.
Past trophy-holding champs
of the Ice Breaker Tournament include Boston University (three times); New Hampshire (two times); Boston College (two times);
Colorado College, Michigan State, Denver, Minnesota, Nebraska-Omaha, Notre Dame, North Dakota, Vermont and St. Cloud State.
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Ice Breaker Tournament
The Ice Breaker Tournament brings four of the country's top teams, representing different conferences,
to go blade-to-blade for the championship trophy. The tournament also offers a remarkable opportunity to illuminate college
hockey as the season gets started.
The 2014 Ice Breaker Tournament, hosted at the Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis, features
the Minnesota's Golden Gophers, Mercyhurst, Clarkson and New Hampshire. Last year's event set at the Sprint Center in Kansas
City, Missouri, where Notre Dame claimed victory while America looked on. This Ice Breaker Tournament was broadcast on the
NBC Sports Network.
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Every game serves as an intense contest of will and skill that you just have to experience for yourself!
Hockey Tournament Tickets
When your favorite team happens to be playing in a major college tourney, you don't want
to be left out in the cold. Gather your buddies up and head to the stands to watch all the action unravel before your eyes!
College-level hockey presents some of the hottest stars of the future! Where else can you find these players cutting their
teeth (literally) to get their turn in the big leagues?
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The Fan Experience
There is nothing better
than seeing a big hockey tournament played out on the ice. Hockey has been around for a long time, and fans just can't get
enough of watching favorites take the ice. When you're there in the stands at an event like this one, you can indulge in seeing
some of the most gifted individuals on the planet go blade-to-blade. There's nothing that compares to the atmosphere at a
hockey game, where you're among other fans who are all there to enjoy a great spectacle of sport.
If you love college
hockey, you can appreciate the excitement of following the powerhouses of hockey, like the Wisconsin Badgers, the Minnesota
Golden Gophers and more, every year!The Ice Breaker Tournament offers fans an authentic opportunity to see players representative
of different conferences battle it out on the ice.
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College Hockey Trivia
So you think you're pretty sharp when it
comes to college hockey trivia, hey? Here are some quick fun facts that may surprise you.
Did you know that Hockey Hall
of Famer Frank "Mr. Zero" Brimsek once played hockey for St. Cloud State? Yes, it's true. Brimsek manned the goal for his
alma mater St. Cloud in 1933-34 when it was a teacher's college. Later on, Brimsek played with the Boston Bruins and the Chicago
Here's another one for you... Did you know that University of Wisconsin player, Ulvis Katlaps, was the first
Latvian to play U.S. college hockey? For two seasons Katlaps played for the Badgers from 1992-1994.
Have any of these
surprised you yet? How about this one... What Boston College goalie recorded 82 saves in one game, including 19 in overtime?
The answer is Tim Ready. Ready surely lived up to his last name and halted 82 of 83 of Princeton's goal attempts.
now you have something to share with your other pals who are hockey fans!