The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Hockey exits CSCHL Tournament, three individuals earn conference awards

Hockey exits CSCHL Tournament, three individuals earn conference awards

By Ethan Swanson February 24, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] is able to boast the regular season MVP and two other skaters to first team all-conference after a bad loss in the CSCHL tournament. Last weekend was the first time this season...

Illinois James Mcging fights off a defender during the game against Lindenwold University at the Ice Arena on Saturday, January 30. The Illini lost 4-1.

Illinois hockey faces Robert Morris in first round of CSCHL tournament

By Ethan Swanson February 18, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] takes on Robert Morris University Friday in the opening round of the CSCHL tournament in Ames, Iowa. While Illinois is still looking for resume-building wins to potentially qualify...

James Mcging and John Olen prepare for practice.

Olen and Mcging produce back-to-back hat tricks

By Ethan Swanson February 18, 2016

Last weekend had all the right conditions for the perfect Illinois offensive storm.Only one ranking point outside the field of 20 qualifying teams for the ACHA national tournament entering last Friday,...

Olen’s time with Illinois hockey is running out

By Lucas Wright February 16, 2016

#Illini hockey captain John Olen’s career is in waning hours After going down with an ankle injury in October, captain John Olen’s final season and the Illini's 2015-16 campaign became...

Illinois hockey completes sweep of Illinois State

By Ethan Swanson February 14, 2016

Sitting a single point outside the 20 qualifying spots for the ACHA national tournament in March, Illinois (18-13-3) needed to win – and win big – against in-state rival Illinois State (12-22-4)...

Olen nets hat trick in much-needed Illini hockey win

By Lucas Wright February 13, 2016

Tweet: John Olen nets hat trick in @Illinihockey win over ISUAfter losing three straight games, the Illinois hockey team needed a win against Illinois State to bounce back and keep its season on track....

Illinois James Mcging carries the puck up the ice during the game against Lindenwold University at the Ice Arena on Saturday, January 30. The Illini lost 4-1.

Illini hockey needs big weekend vs. ISU

By Lucas Wright February 11, 2016

It’s Valentines Day weekend, and frustration, not love, is in the air for the Illinois hockey team, and time is running out to clear that air.There are two games left before the CSCHL tournament and...

Illinois James McGing carries the puck up the ice during the game against Lindenwood University at the Ice Arena on Saturday. The Illini lost 4-1.

Time is running out on the Illini hockey season

By Lucas Wright February 1, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] look to close out season on high noteWith the end of its season on the horizon, the Illinois hockey team is making its final push before the CSCHL conference tournamentbr.The Illini...

Illinois Kyle Varzino (27) tries to keep the puck away from Ohio during the Ohio hockey game at the Ice Arena on Oct. 24. The Illini had a pair of matches this weekend against Aurora.

Illini hockey upsets No. 1 Lindenwood

By Lucas Wright January 30, 2016

The late chants of “overrated” from the Harassing Illini sealed it.The Illinois men’s hockey team took down No. 1 Lindenwood 4-2 on Friday with possibly its best showing of the year.Since the first...

Illinois James Mcging (13) fights for puck during the game against Western Michigan University at the Ice Arena on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Illinois won 4-3.

Illini prepare for matchup with No. 1 Lindenwood

By Lucas Wright January 27, 2016

A tall task lies ahead this weekend for the Illinois hockey team.The No. 15 Illini will meet the Lindenwood Lions on Friday night for their first opportunity to knock off a No. 1 ranked team in the nation....

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Illini of The Week Jan 27: James Mcging

By Ethan Swanson January 27, 2016

Tweet: This weeks IOTW is @IlliniHockey 's James Mcging #Illini Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week....

Illinois James Mcging (13) looks for an open pass during the game against Western Michigan University at the Ice Arena on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Illinois won 4-3.

Illinois’ offense steps up to sweep Rochester College

By Ethan Swanson January 26, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] gets first sweep of 2016 behind an impressive offensive displayIllinois hockey had no problem finding the back of the net in last weekend’s sweep of Rochester College —...

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