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Soo Eagles Forward Nick Belger

Nick Belger named NAHL North Division Star of the Week

Coming off an injury, Soo forward Nick Belger, 20, returned with a big statement this past weekend as the Yorktown Heights, New York native helped the Eagles sweep a home series from the Minnesota Wilderness. Belger (6’0/182) totaled eight goals in the two wins, which included a goal and seven assists. On Friday, Belger had four assists, including on the […]

by · October 15, 2014 ·
Winless LSSU and Notre Dame meet this weekend

Winless LSSU and Notre Dame meet this weekend

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State and former Central Collegiate Hockey Association rival Notre Dame are both seeking their first win of 2014-15 heading into this weekend’s series in Notre Dame, Ind. Friday’s series opener is slated for a 7:35 p.m. ET start time, while the Saturday series closer will start at 6:05 p.m. ET. Both games of […]

by · October 14, 2014 ·
Rookies spark Eagles sweep

Rookies spark Eagles sweep

By RANDY RUSSON Hockey News North.com Playing in front of back-to-back, Pullar Stadium crowds of more than 700 fans both nights, Soo Eagles fashioned a weekend sweep of the visiting Minnesota Wilderness. Led by a pair of rookies — goalie Jack Berry and forward Keegan Miller — the Eagles emerged from the Wilderness with 7-2 and 4-3 triumphs to move […]

by · October 12, 2014 ·
Walsh wins first match of season at LSSU

Walsh wins first match of season at LSSU

SAULT STE. MARIE – Walsh doubled up on Lake Superior State in blocks and survived a late LSSU surge to win its first volleyball match of the season, 25-20, 27-29, 25-20, 25-23, Friday at Bud Cooper Gymnasium. LSSU (2-13 overall, 1-9 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) rallied back from a 23-17 deficit to tie the fourth set, 23-23, but failed […]

by · October 11, 2014 ·
Lakers travel to Robert Morris

Lakers travel to Robert Morris

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- Lake Superior State men’s hockey will hit the road this weekend as they head to Neville Township, Pa. to take on Robert Morris. The Lakers will be looking for their first win of the season when they meet up with the Colonials of the Atlantic Hockey Association. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. ET on both […]

by · October 7, 2014 ·
LSSU men’s golf team ranked third in region

LSSU men’s golf team ranked third in region

SAULT STE. MARIE – The Lake Superior State men’s golf team is ranked third in the NCAA Midwest Region and 39th nationally heading into the 2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, which will be held Oct. 10-12 at Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown, Ky. GLIAC members Malone, Grand Valley State and LSSU currently occupy the top three spots, […]

by · October 6, 2014 ·
Patrick Gazzillo will be returning to the Eagles

Eagles Split Weekend in Springfield

By CHELSEA ZALEWSKI Staff Writer and Hockey Guru This weekend the Soo Eagles traveled to Springfield, IL to face the Jr. Blues. This was their first meeting of the season. Prior to the weekend, the Eagles were 4 and 4 and Springfield was 1 and 5. Friday night, the Eagles lost 3-1 although it wasn’t for a lack of trying. […]

by · October 6, 2014 ·
Michigan Tech sweeps LSSU on opening weekend

Michigan Tech sweeps LSSU on opening weekend

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (LSSU) – The Lake Superior State men’s ice hockey team dropped its second straight game to the Michigan Tech Huskies this weekend, losing a Sunday matinee game 5-1 at Taffy Abel Arena. The Lakers dropped to 0-2-0 overall and in Western Collegiate Hockey Association games, while the Huskies improved to 2-0. LSSU and MTU played the […]

by · October 6, 2014 ·
Minnesota State Named 2014-15 Preseason WCHA Favorite by Coaches/Media

Minnesota State Named 2014-15 Preseason WCHA Favorite by Coaches/Media

EDINA, Minn. – Sept. 29, 2014 – Minnesota State, the defending Broadmoor Trophy champion, has been tabbed as the favorite to win the MacNaughton Cup 2014-15 in both the Mankato Free Press WCHA Coaches’ and the Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Media preseason polls. Ferris State, which captured the league’s 2013-14 regular season title before falling to MSU in the Final Five […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
Owen Headrick to have shoulder surgery

Owen Headrick to have shoulder surgery

By RANDY RUSSON Hockey News North.com Bluechip blueliner Owen Headrick is slated to have shoulder surgery on Wednesday of this week, the youngster’s mother has confirmed to HockeyNewsNorth.com. “Owen will be having surgery to fix a recurring shoulder problem,” Headrick’s mother, Anne, told me. “We don’t have a time length on how long he will be out. But we know […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
Soo Indians AAA split the weekend with West Michigan

Soo Indians AAA split the weekend with West Michigan

The Soo Indians AAA Hockey Club played host to the West Michigan Hounds this past weekend and walked away with a split. The Hounds opened the scoring Saturday and never fell behind in the score. The Indians were able to tie the score at one point, but West Michigan quickly responded to take the victory. Brenden MacLaren, Chris Hazen, Ethan […]

by · September 29, 2014 ·
Ashland 1, LSSU 0 so far in weekend volleyball series

Ashland 1, LSSU 0 so far in weekend volleyball series

Ashland defeated Lake Superior State 25-17, 25-19, 25-22 Friday during the first of a two-match volleyball homestand at Bud Cooper Gymnasium. The Eagles (3-7 overall, 3-3 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Association) compiled 49 team kills to LSSU’s 28, although the Lakers (1-10 overall, 0-6 GLIAC) had a sold 14 kills during the third set. Janelle Nagy totaled a team-high seven […]

by · September 27, 2014 ·
Meet the Lakers during Sunday’s Laker Hockey Launch

Meet the Lakers during Sunday’s Laker Hockey Launch

SAULT STE. MARIE – Fans and area youth hockey teams are invited to interact with the 2014-15 Lake Superior State hockey team and new head coach Damon Whitten during the inaugural Laker Hockey Launch at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Taffy Abel Arena. The event, sponsored by Domino’s Pizza and the Soo BlueLiners, includes a scavenger hunt, free […]

by · September 23, 2014 ·
Soo Indians AAA takes commanding victory over Soo T-Birds AAA 6-3

Soo Indians AAA takes commanding victory over Soo T-Birds AAA 6-3

In the second game of a six game series with the Soo Thunderbirds AAA, the Soo Indians took a one game lead with a commanding 6-3 victory on Wednesday night at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The Thunderbirds jumped out to 1-0 lead early in the first period and held the lead until the 17:21 mark of […]

by · September 19, 2014 ·
Eagles celebrate goal

Soo Eagles Split Opening Weekend

The Soo Eagles are off two a .500 start to the season after splitting their season and home opener series this past weekend against the Janesville Jets. The Pullar was fairly full both nights with average attendance of 779 fans, which always makes for a fun environment for the games. Friday night, the Eagles found themselves down 2-1 to the […]

by · September 17, 2014 ·