Healthy Winkler becoming offensive weapon for Colorado College
Amidst a seesaw battle with Yale last weekend, Colorado College’s Scott Winkler sent Bulldog winger Anthony Day crumbling to the ice with a solid body check into the left corner boards at the World Arena. Instantaneously, Winkler set his sights on another Yale forward behind the Tigers net as he fiercely fought for possession of the puck in the defensive zone.
To some this would seem like just another ordinary play for a center listed at 6'3” who weighs in at 217 pounds. For Colorado College’s largest player and the Dallas Stars 2008 third round draft choice, however, this kind of physicality has not been common place over the last three seasons, nor has his career-high 10 goals this season.… read more