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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, Jan. 14

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

It’s been a busy calendar year so far for the Atlantic Hockey conference, including 10 games between January 12-13.

This past weekend, Mercyhurst, Holy Cross and Air Force all skated away with pairs of wins. Meanwhile, Niagara, RIT and Sacred Heart failed to find success this weekend.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings, as of January 14:

  1. Canisius
  2. Holy Cross
  3. Niagara
  4. Army
  5. AIC
  6. Robert Morris
  7. Mercyhurst
  8. RIT
  9. Air Force
  10. Bentley
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, Dec. 20

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Atlantic Hockey entered its holiday break with a quiet weekend, with just two games between December 15 – 17. Robert Morris and Mercyhurst faced a home-and-home series in the lone pair of games over the weekend, with RMU sweeping the series.

Entering the break, here are the Atlantic Hockey standings:

  1. Canisius
  2. Niagara
  3. Holy Cross
  4. Robert Morris
  5. RIT
  6. Army
  7. AIC
  8. Bentley
  9. Mercyhurst
  10. Air Force
  11.  Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, Dec. 11

Monday, December 11th, 2017

What a weekend in Atlantic Hockey, filled with plenty of exciting non-conference action as well as several critical conference games that have shaken up the standings.

With a pair of wins in the Battle of the Bridge over Niagara, Canisius has taken over the top spot in Atlantic Hockey. The Purple Eagles have been bumped down to second place for the time being. They’ll stay that way for a while now, as both teams are off until the last weekend of the month.

AIC jumped two spots in the standings after splitting their weekend series.

Looking ahead, there are only two games this coming weekend, a home-and-home series between Robert Morris and Mercyhurst.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings as of December 11:

  1. Canisius
  2. Niagara
  3. Holy Cross
  4. RIT
  5. Army
  6. AIC
  7. Robert Morris
  8. Bentley
  9. Mercyhurst
  10. Air Force
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, Dec. 3

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

It was a busy weekend for Atlantic Hockey, as every team aside from Robert Morris played at least one game. Niagara came out on top with a pair of wins to regain the top spot in the conference.

Canisius is now second in the conference despite falling to non-conference Clarkson this weekend. Army, meanwhile, fell three spots in conference standings after this weekend’s games.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings as of December 3:

  1. Niagara
  2. Canisius
  3. Holy Cross
  4. RIT
  5. Army
  6. Robert Morris
  7. Bentley
  8. AIC
  9. Mercyhurst
  10. Air Force
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, Nov. 26

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Following a busy week in Atlantic Hockey, there’s been quite a shake-up in the standings. Canisius jumped several spots to the top of the conference, while Bentley also made an impressive jump following a pair of wins this weekend.

Army and Niagara remain among the conference’s top three teams after playing three games each over the past week. Niagara won one of three this weekend, while Army tied once and lost twice. These games, combined with the Griffs’ pair of wins, shook things up at the top of the conference.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings, as of November 27:

  1. Canisius
  2. Army
  3. Niagara
  4. Holy Cross
  5. RIT
  6. Bentley
  7. RMU
  8. AIC
  9. Air Force
  10. Mercyhurst
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, Nov. 22

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Atlantic Hockey has a busy weekend ahead, with fourteen games over the next few days. Although a lot of that action will be between conference teams, several teams will also face non-conference opponents, including Arizona State, Connecticut, and Wisconsin.

Last weekend, Army failed to beat Holy Cross and tied with Sacred Heart, while Canisius swept Bentley and Robert Morris swept AIC. RIT and Air Force split a pair of games.

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, November 13

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

As Atlantic Hockey continued its action this past weekend, it was exciting to see the conference’s top two teams – Army and Niagara – face off in a pair of games. In the end, they split the weekend, with Army remaining atop the conference standings.

Meanwhile, RIT won twice to make its way up to third in the conference, and Canisius’ Dylan McLaughlin had himself quite a weekend to earn honors in the conference and NCAA.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings:

  1.  Army
  2. Niagara
  3. RIT
  4. Holy Cross
  5. Canisius
  6. AIC
  7. Robert Morris
  8. Mercyhurst
  9. Bentley
  10. Air Force
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, November 5

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Army West Point opened the month of November strong in Atlantic Hockey action, sweeping Air Force and taking the top spot in the conference standings. Holy Cross, meanwhile, opened the month with a tie and a loss; every other team in the conference earned at least one win over the weekend.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings:

  1. Army
  2. Niagara
  3. Holy Cross
  4. Robert Morris
  5. RIT
  6. Canisius
  7. Bentley
  8. Mercyhurst
  9. AIC
  10. Air Force
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, October 29

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

You win some, you lose some. While several Atlantic Hockey teams had solid weekends – including Niagara and RIT, who each picked up a pair of wins, others found nothing but defeat.

Niagara, who was ranked 11th in preseason polls, closes out the month of October as the top-ranked team in Atlantic Hockey. Meanwhile, RIT jumped from last-place in the conference standings to fourth after a pair of victories.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey Standings:

  1. Niagara
  2. Holy Cross
  3. Army
  4. RIT
  5. Canisius
  6. Mercyhurst
  7. Robert Morris
  8. Bentley
  9. Air Force
  10. AIC
  11. Sacred Heart

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Three Things I Think: Atlantic Hockey, October 25

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

First wins, first goals, non-conference victories and more filled the week for Atlantic Hockey. Each team in the conference played at least one game, with AIC and Bentley each playing three times.

Army remains atop the conference standings after splitting the weekend with Robert Morris. Meanwhile, Holy Cross jumped two spots in the standings thanks to a pair of wins over Bentley. Air Force, Sacred Heart and RIT are all still awaiting their first conference games but have been tested early by strong non-conference competition in teams like Notre Dame, RPI and Bemidji State.

Here are the Atlantic Hockey standings:

  1. Army
  2. Holy Cross
  3. Robert Morris
  4. Niagara
  5. Canisius
  6. Mercyhurst
  7. AIC
  8. Bentley
  9. Air Force
  10. Sacred Heart
  11. RIT

 (After the jump: plenty of non-conference action keeping us busy.)

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