A fan of hockey from mites to the NHL, Nathan learned heartbreak at the age of six when Norm Green took his Minnesota North Stars to Dallas. Since then the heartbreaking losses have continued between Vikings, Twins, Wild and Timberwolves but he fails to give up the hope of another Twin Cities pro championship. Presently Nathan covers the University of Minnesota hockey team for Western College Hockey and College Hockey News. In addition, he has attended Frozen Fours and is a NCAA Hockey correspondent for SB Nation.com
2017 Frozen Four TV Ratings: Denver-UMD down from 2016 title; remain the top program on ESPN Saturday
467,000 viewers on average watched the Pioneers win its eighth national championship.
Returning on the same United Center ice he left on a stretcher, Hammond got to be there with his teammates, cast and all.
Berenson finishes his career 848-426-92 in 33 seasons with the Wolverines. His teams won 2 national championships (1996, 1998) and had a streak making the NCAA Tournament 22 straight times.
The Pioneers become the third school since 2007 to make the Frozen Four in back-to-back seasons
The 6’6” defenseman is Minnesota’s first early departure of the offseason.
Five of the seven tournament games on ESPNU this year outdrew the highest-rated 2016 regional on the channel.
If this is it for the legendary Wolverine head coach, whose 33rd season ended with a 4-1 loss to Penn State on Thursday, Berenson fittingly will have opened and closed Joe Louis Arena.
Minnesota’s Tyler Sheehy was named Player of the Year while Wisconsin head coach Tony Granato earned Big Ten Coach of the Year in his first season coaching the Badgers.
This week the crew discuss last weekend’s Minnesota-Michigan series, preview the final weekend of Big Ten play, and turn their attention to the Minnesota State Boy’s HS Hockey Tournament and NCAA Tournament bubble among other topics.