Winners of the Penrose Cup as NCHC regular season champions, the Pioneers are heading to their second-straight Frozen Four.
Magness Arena is only 6.2 miles from the Pepsi Center. If the Avs need an example on how the game should be played, the needn't look any further than that.
A defenseman, a former captain of the Pioneers, Matt Carle gave his endorsement for another defenseman and current captain Will Butcher.
As it turns out, defensemen stick together at DU. Pioneers alumnus and current Avalanche Patrick Wiercioch gave his endorsement for DU captain Will Butcher
The backstop for the top team in the nation, Jaillet has already taken home NCHC Goaltender of the Year and All-NCHC First Team honors.
Former Avalanche and current Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk gave Colorado hockey a vote of confidence today, just not the abysmal NHL team.
Though it might not get the same fanfare as basketball, the NCAA Tournament is a big deal in hockey as well. As expected, DU is going dancing on ice.
Will Butcher has emerged as not only one of the top blueliners in college hockey, but one of the top players. On Wednesday, he was recognized as such.
Though DU has an edge on paper, rivalries can bring out a little extra in teams. CC would surely love to play spoiler by sticking it to the Pioneers.
The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has announced its all-conference teams for the 2016-17 season, featuring four members of the University of Denver