With the dramatic changes that have taken place in the college hockey landscape, Atlantic Hockey is one of only two conferences that remain unchanged heading into 2013-14. This season, Atlantic Hockey features two NHL prospects representing UConn and RIT, respectively.
The recent U.S. government shutdown has added a rather unusual twist to the start of the season, which could affect conference members Air Force and Army due to travel restrictions. The Department of Defense announced the suspension of all intercollegiate sports, including ice hockey, at the service academies until the shutdown ends. Depending on how long the shutdown lasts, the start of the regular season for the Falcons and the Black Knights could be delayed.… read more