National champs: Bulldog
In an all-Connecticut championship game, Yale finishes off a whale
of tournament run for the ECAC’s first NCAA title since
Bruins Beat: The Old Man and the
Will the still-dynamic Jaromir Jagr and intriguing import Carl
Soderberg boost the Bruins’ playoff fortunes?
Prospects Pulse: Brian
As the NHL draft approaches, we analyze the St. John’s Prep
star and update the NEHJ Top 10 draft prospects.
Cover Story: Jack Parker bids
The BU bench legend retires with three national crowns, 21 Beanpot
titles, 11 league banners and priceless rink-forged
Three for the Frozen Four
Three New England schools — UMass-Lowell, Quinnipiac and
Yale — advance to the Frozen Four with hopes of their first
Bruins Beat: Brad
By any of his evocative nicknames, Brad Marchand evolves from the
Bruins’ ultrapest to their top gun.
17th annual Summer Hockey Camp
Summer camps embrace technology, but time-tested drills remain the
focal point. Plus, we offer tips and advice along with our
comprehensive camp directory.
Bruins Beat: Dougie
Bruins fans and members of the organization expected the rookie
blueliner to be good. But Dougie Hamilton has exhibited the
confidence and poise of a veteran. Plus, listen to the NEHJ podcast
on this month’s cover story.
AHL: A game for the
The American Hockey League proves endearing to fans across the
region, with a commitment to entertainment value and
family-friendly atmospheres complementing the tremendous on-ice
High schools: Heart of a
Chelmsford (Mass.) High School’s Brandon Spring proves
it’s not always big numbers that matter in our great
The 61st Beanpot: Overdue for an
New teams? New format? New location? NEHJ examines college
hockey’s most iconic tournament. Do we need to energize the
Beanpot? Plus, listen to the NEHJ podcast on this month’s
Bruins Beat: Locked
With the lockout-shortened season finally under way, we analyze
the key factors as the Bruins push to bring the Stanley Cup back
Juniors: Worth their weight in
Harvard freshman Jimmy Vesey and Boston College sophomore Johnny
Gaudreau prove clutch as Team USA wins World Juniors
Greatest Players from New England
In our special report presented by Bauer, we rank the
all-time best hockey players from our region, including the 10 best
female players. Plus, listen to our first NEHJ podcast on the
making of the 100 Greatest Players issue.
Bruins Top 10 Prospects
Dougie Hamilton tops our annual ranking for
the second year in a row.
In Appreciation of Jerry York
We pay tribute to college hockey’s
all-time winningest coach.
Adam Erne (Branford, Conn.), who is excelling
in the QMJHL, leads off our annual look at the region’s top
NHL draft prospects.
Young guns such as Nobles’ Colin White and St.
Sebastian’s Noah Hanifin are poised to rule the ISL.
Prep and High School Preview
Check out our preseason Prep Top 20 of boys prep
teams, team-by-team prep capsules and our state-by-state high
Primed to engage
Entering the final year of his entry deal, winger
Jordan Caron has his sights set on a permanent role with the big
Buyer’s Guide: Hockey
The essential tools of the trade wow players with
composite materials, dazzling graphics and custom features.
Bruins Beat: Global
Locked-out Boston Bruins and New England natives adapt,
relax and thrive while playing overseas.
Hockey East: UNH’s family
University of New Hampshire coach Dick Umile’s
‘right way’ proves to be the winning, enduring
Division 3: Small college. Big
Could Norwich senior standout Kyle Thomas (Waltham, Mass.)
be the next Division 3 player to reach the
Buyer’s Guide: Performance
Moisture-wicking, less-restrictive apparel can elevate your
game. Plus, our guide highlights the best new apparel.
Bruins Beat – Global warming
Locked-out Boston Bruins and New England
natives adapt, relax and thrive while playing overseas.
Hockey East – UNH’s family
University of New Hampshire coach Dick Umile’s
‘right way’ proves to be the winning, enduring way.
Division 3 – Small college, Big
Could Norwich senior standout Kyle Thomas
(Waltham, Mass.) be the next Division 3 player to reach the
Buyer’s Guide – Performance
Moisture-wicking, less-restrictive apparel can
elevate your game. Plus, our guide highlights the best new
With Rack on back line, Hamilton on blue
line and Seguin on front line, the Bruins have the foundation for
From BC coach Jerry York’s pursuit
of history to the emergence of Harvard, UMass and UConn, we examine
the best stories heading into the college hockey
Kevin Kavanagh, the new full-time
executive director of Massachusetts Hockey, discusses growing the
youth game in the Bay State.
Helmets and Facial Protection Buyer's Guide
Today’s hockey players are smarter
about protecting their heads — and so are their
Our annual Hockey Skates Buyer’s Guide
Companies take a major leap forward with
lighter, faster, better skates.
Bleed Black &
Shawn Thornton proves he’s the latest in a legacy of
ultimate Bruins. Plus, the Code of the Black & Gold.
We break down the incoming recruiting classes for every Hockey
East, ECAC Hockey and Atlantic Hockey school.
8th annual Prep School
For hockey players, the prep school route remains a well-marked
path to college hockey and beyond.
It’s good to be
We hail Hamden, Conn., native and UMass product Jonathan Quick for
his remarkable Stanley Cup run.
Facing the future
Tim Thomas’ decision to sit out next
season puts the Bruins in a bind, raising a number of
NHL draft – Bruins
The Bruins take a long view with riskier picks; select a potential
No. 1 netminder and a local favorite.
Buyer’s Guide – Goalie
Goalie superstores and other retailers work overtime to help