Harvard has had a hockey team since 1898, but have never been shutout in consecutive games. Until this week. Brown did last week in the playoffs, in Cambridge nonetheless. Oh, and even more amazing, Brown finished the season with a 3-21-5 record, and entered the playoffs as the weakest team.
Brown opted to start freshman goalie Mike Clemente, from Virginia of all places. After 39 and 47 save performances, I think it is safe to say Brown has found a new goalie!
Here's the rest of the news in hockey history:
The Penguins honored Ed Johnston on Sunday. Here's two great articles on EJ: 25 Years Of Service - Penguins.com and Penguins Honor Franchise Icon Johnston - PittsburghLive.com
Detroit News columnist Jerry Green gives a history laden piece on fighting in hockey. Nice read, especially for Red Wings fans.
Former NHLer Brad Ference has found a new team. Ference is now a firefighter in Calgary.
Tampa goalie Mike McKenna is more focused on the future, but he has an appreciation for hockey history. He quite literally grew up with the St. Louis Blues.
In more college hockey news, the Bowling Green hockey program is facing budget problems and may have to be discontinued. Bowling Green has produced many NHLers, including Hobey Baker Award winners George McPhee and Brian Holzinger, Nelson Emerson, Rob Blake, Ken Morrow, Garry Galley, Gino Cavallini, and Mike Liut.
Former NHL star and playboy Ron Duguay is making a comeback. He is going to lace up for two games in the all but unknown Eastern Professional Hockey League, playing one game each with the Jersey Rockhoppers and Brooklyn Aces.
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