Expanded role helps Blackwell grow at Harvard

by DJ Powers
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Colin Blackwell - Harvard University

Photo: Harvard forward and San Jose Sharks prospect Colin Blackwell is currently ranked fifth in scoring on the Crimson roster (courtesy of Rich Barnes/Icon SMI)

The 2012-13 season has been a tough one so far for the Harvard Crimson. And with a host of injuries and the loss of four key sophomores earlier in the year, it has made the challenge of climbing out of the ECAC basement that much more difficult. It has also forced players such as sophomore Colin Blackwell to take on expanded or different roles.

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Omaha-Lincoln hockey rivalry takes center stage at “Battles on Ice”

by Tom Schreier
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Gage Hough - Omaha Lancers

Photo: Omaha native Gage Hough was the scoring hero for the hometown Omaha Lancers at the USHL "Battles on Ice" game (courtesy of Mitch Highman/mJoy Photography)

There is a new rivalry brewing in Nebraska.

No, it is not the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Iowa Hawkeyes, or the UNO Mavericks and the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. Rather, it is between the Omaha Lancers and the Lincoln Stars of the USHL.

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Basaraba looking to add more power to his game

by Justin Felisko
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Joe Basaraba - Florida Panthers

Photo: University of Minnesota-Duluth forward and Florida Panthers prospect Joe Basaraba has become more of a go-to player for the Bulldogs in his junior season (courtesy of Paul Hebert/Icon SMI)

Fort Frances, ON native Joe Basaraba did not really understand what was going on during his freshman year at the University of Minnesota-Duluth when the Bulldogs defeated Michigan 3-2 to win the NCAA National Championship.

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Beanpot experience a dream come true for Boston-based players

by Richard Murray
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Bill Arnold - Boston College

Photo: Boston College forward and Calgary Flames prospect Bill Arnold has added another Beanpot title to a resume that includes previous Beanpot wins as well as NCAA championships (courtesy of J. Meric/Getty Images)

As a child growing up in the Boston area, there is probably only one thing other than playing in the Stanley Cup finals for the Bruins that every young hockey player dreams of playing for and that is the Beanpot.

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BC downs Northeastern 6-3 to earn fourth straight Beanpot championship

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Parker Milner - Boston College

Photo: Boston College goaltender Parker Milner is one of a handful of BC seniors to have been a part of four consecutive Beanpot Tournament chamionships (courtesy of Scott A. Schneider/Getty Images)

The Eagles of Boston College won their fourth consecutive Beanpot Tournament championship with a thrilling 6-3 victory over the Northeastern Huskies on Monday night at the TD Garden in Boston, MA.

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